Positive Behaviour Support Lead

Adult Services, Children’s Services | Nottingham

Salary: £35,000

Hours: 37 (office working times)

Closing date: Friday, 15th December 2023

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Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives and lead and influence practice in positive behaviour support?

We’re recruiting for a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Lead to lead the PBS team in implementing effective positive behaviour support across the East Midlands.

At AEM we make a difference to people’s lives. In this role you will support the PBS team to implement PBS and reduce restrictive practices across the organisation including both adults and children's services. This will include:

  • Ensuring that PBS is consistently and effectively embedded across the organisation
  • Supporting staff to feel empowered in their knowledge of PBS
  • Promoting an organisational culture of kindness and compassion

We are looking for someone with a strong PBS background who has the passion and the drive to make a real difference to people’s quality of life through the implementation of PBS.

Day to day you’ll be working with the PBS teams to support teams in our services to develop proactive strategies and better ways of working when managing behaviours that challenge.

You’ll find this is a rewarding job, which promises variety as no two days are ever the same.

About you:

You will be an individual 100% committed to improving opportunities, outcomes and the quality of life for the individuals we support.

You will have motivation and drive to identify and overcome obstacles.

With ability to engage in reflective practice in order to change your approach when required.

You will also have the ability to advocate for the best interests of the people we support including challenging in a constructive and professional manner.

You will need to have a:

  • BSc Hons degree in an associated or related field.
  • Level 5 Diploma in practice leadership or PBS.
  • Full UK driving license with an expectation to travel to our services across the East Midlands and Northampton.

What we offer:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (33 days)
  • Extensive induction with autism specialist training
  • Fully paid for Care Certificate, which is essential for those wanting to pursue a career in health and social care
  • Paid job related qualifications during employment
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Free initial DBS Check
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Excellent career progression
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card
  • Access to counselling
  • Access to legal and financial support
  • Paid maternity/ paternity/ adoption leave

If you’d like to find out more before deciding whether to apply please contact Katie Weightman, Deputy Director at katie.weightman@aem.org.uk or Milly Murray, Assistant Head Teacher at milly.murray@aem.org.uk

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Alternatively, you can email your CV with a cover letter to recruitment@aem.org.uk


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