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Permanent full-time position based in Hervey BayJoin a close-knit team and make a real difference to the lives of those living with disabilitiesEnjoy Salary Packaging Benefits and pay less taxWho We Are: Community Solutions Group makes a difference in people’s lives supporting them to achieve their goals and working with them on their pathway to possibilities. We deliver services focused on the employment, education, wellbeing and independence of individuals, families and communities across Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.Community Solutions Group is part of Endeavour Foundation; one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in the country. Collectively, we are a leading for-purpose provider of a diverse and synergistic range of health and human services.What can we offer you?An attractive remuneration package, including Salary Packaging - save up to $15,900 per year tax free!In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)Corporate Health Insurance plans and discounts with our corporate partnersAn Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential phone-based counselling service available to all staff and immediate family membersEncouraged and supported ongoing professional development and diverse career opportunitiesPortable long service leaveAbout the RoleThis unique, hybrid role is an opportunity to provide professional advice to people living with a disability to improve their quality of life and to reduce the impact of challenging behaviour. Working with allied health practitioners, family members and support workers; you will provide direct services to the people we support by completing assessments and providing direct therapeutic support. This position will also provide coaching, modelling and support to stakeholders to ensure these groups are competent in the implementation of support strategies.  No two days will be the same! Additional responsibilities will include:Undertaking functional capacity, cognitive and psychosocial assessments in consultation with individuals and familiesDeveloping and implementing psychosocial and behavioural intervention strategies in consultation with individuals, families and support staffUndertaking relevant assessments to identify causal factors of challenging behaviourAdhering to internal and external requirements to ensure all relevant legislative and associated guidelines are metImplementing and analysing data in order to monitor the plan’s effectiveness, reviewing challenging behaviour and make any changes where requiredAbout YouOur successful candidate will ideally have an understanding of contemporary practices, trends and philosophies in relation to service provision for people with intellectual and/or cognitive disabilities who display challenging behaviours and have complex support needs. You will also have:Tertiary qualifications in Psychology (Hons)Experience in the provision of psychological services in particular supporting people with disabilityExperience developing positive behaviour support strategies for people with disability.Experience in developing and delivering training and support to staff in positive behaviour supportDemonstrated time-management skills to effectively manage workload, maintain case notes and meet deadlinesA high level of interpersonal skills including the ability to maintain relationships with customers, service providers, and various stakeholdersSound problem solving skills and the ability to work in a flexible environment that at times involves innovative and agile approachesAdditional requirements:Right to Work in Australia i.e. Australian/NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or Visa with permission to workA current Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker's Screening Check, or the willingness to gain these clearances if successfulA current and valid Driver’s Licence Willingness to undertake police checkTo ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers, Community Solutions Group requires all authorised workers as defined under the State Public Health Order to provide evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19To demonstrate your interest in this role, please submit a cover letter and up to date resume outlining your relevant experience as per the advertisement above. We look forward to hearing from you!We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities."We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant" 80000 AUD Hervey Bay 4655