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Behaviour Advisor

Behaviour Advisor

Permanent, Full Time

£32,065 – £43,839 per annum

Location: Countywide (Chelmsford or Colchester)

Essex County Council are currently looking for a Behaviour Advisor to join the Enhanced Social Care Support Team, an established Multidisciplinary team which includes Social Workers, Behaviour Advisors and an Occupational Therapist. The role will be working within the principles of Positive Behaviour Support across a variety of settings.

This is an extremely varied role and you will need to be able to work as part of a team, as well as being able to manage an individual case load. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Completing Functional Behaviour Assessments.
  • Developing Positive Behaviour Support plans that are function based.
  • Completing ‘service specification’ reports which define the support and environmental needs of an individual.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to bring:

The ability to communicate with, and work alongside a wide range of people from a variety of settings (such as families, social workers, health colleague, teaching staff, care providers and advocates).

  • A willingness to travel across Essex, and on occasion further afield.
  • Clear decision-making skills.
  • An approach to behavioural support that focuses on increasing the quality of life of the individuals we support, reduces restrictive practices and increases skills and independence.

In return you will have regular supervision with a senior member of the team, as well as peer supervision facilitated by an external Clinical Psychologist, flexibility around your working pattern, opportunities to take part in relevant CPD, such as conferences, training and webinars, access to the International Journal of PBS and access to our employee benefit scheme.

Please note, this role forms part of our Countywide team and can be based from Colchester or Chelmsford, along with working from home opportunities.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Teams Manager Lindsay Darby 03330134545, or Deputy Manager Victoria Rendel 03330133338.

If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on .

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.