At Sussex Empowered Living we support adults aged 18 to 65 with autism, mental health conditions and learning disabilities. We help those under our care and support to achieve their personal goals and maximise their independence within their own homes and in the local community. Our speciality is the provision of a supported living service to individuals with the above diagnoses who are also transgender or identify as non-binary.
As a PBS lead with us you will be part of a friendly, supportive team where each member of staff is encouraged and enabled to build upon their skills by being offered free training and, for the right people, opportunities to progress within the company. Due to the diverse nature of our client base, we are interested in receiving applications from all demographics.
Your role will involve leading a team of Community Caseworkers in the provision of exceptional positive behaviour support to people with autism, mental health conditions and learning disabilities whilst evaluating the impact made and making recommendations for service improvements.
It is essential that you:
have the right to work in the UK
have previous experience as a PBS Lead or similar
have formal training in PBS at an intermediate level at least (National Qualifications Level 5 or above)
have experience working with autistic people and those with mental health conditions and learning disabilities
have good leadership and management skills
are able to prioritise and organise your workload effectively
are able to work independently and as part of a team
have excellent written and verbal communication
It is preferable (but not essential) that you:
are a qualified (although not necessarily current) PROACT-SCIPr-UK® Instructor. Although full training will be provided if necessary
Application closing date: Monday, 12 April 2021
Interview date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Sussex Empowered Living is an equal opportunities employer.
All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Applicants with the following job titles will also be considered for the role: PBS Practitioner, Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner, Positive Behaviour Support Lead, Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Lead, Positive Behaviour Support Specialist, Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Specialist.More info