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Behaviour Support Worker - NW London

Beam ABA Services
Full-time
On-site
London England United Kingdom

Are you passionate about supporting young adults with autism and learning disabilities? Do you want to work in an organisation rated 'Outstanding' by the CQC?

Benefit highlights

  • Registered Behaviour Technician Training offered for free after passing probation.
  • All staff receive an IPhone for work purposes
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided to all staff, including cashback on dentist, optician, physiotherapy, plus access to counselling and psychotherapy.
  • Employment Assistance Programme - allows you to claim cashback wellbeing related benefits, such as spa and massage, and also gives you a wide range of discounts from local stores to technology companies such as Apple

We are currently recruiting for full time and/or part time staff to work on established home and community-based programmes across North West London, including Brent, Haringey, and Camden. You must be able to drive an automatic car. You will work as part of a team supporting service users with primary diagnoses of autism and learning disabilities across North West London with a focus on life skills and community participation. We accept experienced graduates, professionals from other disciplines interested in supporting teenagers and young adults in their home and local community, and candidates who have previously worked in ABA or PBS settings. Beam ABA Services support individuals with autism and learning disabilities.

Hours: Combination of Monday-Friday 3PM-9PM / 9AM-6PM; Saturday/Sunday 1PM-9PM

We offer globally-recognised, industry-accredited training and support to give you the confidence and skills necessary to help make a significant positive difference to the lives of young people. You will be fully supervised and should be available to work some evenings and weekends. We require all Beam staff to adhere to our Code of Conduct.

Please note: We can offer visa sponsorship for candidates already living in the UK - we CANNOT offer visa sponsorship for overseas candidates at this time.

You must be able to drive an automatic car on a UK license, and have availability to work across weekdays, evenings, and weekends.

Duties

  • To assist in the implementation of person centred programmes utilising Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support best practice
  • To support service users by teaching functional skills, developing communication systems, enhancing social skills under a framework that provides choice and promotes empowerment.
  • To monitor and take accurate data daily as per service users' targets
  • To support individuals during times of crisis - e.g., challenging behaviour.
  • To ensure all programme materials are organised and accessible
  • To assist service user with self-help skills including personal care and hygiene needs (e.g., toileting, nappy changing, feeding, bathing, nail cutting, and medication)
  • To model best practice and professionalism at all times
  • To attend mandatory trainings, team meetings and self-directed e-learning modules
  • To promote safeguarding and wellbeing for service user to the highest standard
  • To implement restrictive techniques per service users positive handling plan as required
  • Flexibility to support service user during evenings and weekends
  • Other duties as required by your manager

Required qualifications and skills

  • 1 year of applied experience working with individuals with a diagnosis of learning disability and/or autism
  • Experience of supporting individuals who are non-verbal, with experience of promoting alternative modes of communication.
  • Clean driver's license

Preferred qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, or related field
  • 1+ year of applied experience working with special needs population
  • Experience of managing challenging behaviour
  • Experience utilising ABA methodology

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  • Full-time positions are available, paid at an hourly rate of £12.25-£14 depending on qualifications and experience, Immediate salary for full-time staff from £22,295- £25,480 based on 35 hour working week - overtime hours available. You should be able to drive an automatic car and have availability to work across weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Full training provided.
  • 30 days' paid holiday per year pro-rata plus full training
  • Discretionary contribution toward professional accreditation - opportunities to get RBT training, MSc in ABA, BCaBA and BCBA supervision, NVQ Level 3, Level 5, Level 7 certification.
  • DBS costs covered by BEAM
  • Salary available immediately for eligible candidates.
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided to all staff, including cashback on dentist, optician, physiotherapy, plus access to counselling and psychotherapy.
  • Employment Assistance Programme - allows you to claim cashback wellbeing related benefits, such as spa and massage, and also gives you a wide range of discounts from local stores to technology companies such as Apple
  • Cycle to Work scheme – if you wish to cycle to work, the scheme allows you to buy cycling equipment at a lower costs
  • Tech Scheme - purchasing technology products at lower costs
  • Blue Light Card – offers discounts for local stores and activities like Starbucks, Cinemas and H&M
  • Registered Behaviour Technician Training offered for free after passing probation.
  • All staff receive an IPhone for work purposes.