I Can Jump Puddles is a leading National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered provider across metropolitan Adelaide and regional SA. We provide specialised support to NDIS participants aged 0-65 years. Our services are tailored to support and build capacity in our clients to work towards their goals, ‘jump puddles’ and enjoy life.

We are currently recruiting Behaviour Support Practitioners to work across metropolitan Adelaide and rural South Australia!

At I Can Jump Puddles, we are committed to upholding the key human rights principles which underpin the NDIS and the Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework. As such, our practitioners are highly motivated practitioners who are passionate about building capacity and improving the quality of life of their clients.

In order to realise maximum quality of life for our clients, our practitioners work collaboratively with clients, families, implementing providers and other relevant allied health and health professionals to ensure targeted, evidence based interventions are designed and implemented.

Our practitioners are responsible for:

  • Undertaking functional behaviour assessment interviews with people with disability, their families, and supports to collate all relevant information
  • Communicating with other allied health and health professionals as required
  • Developing high quality and effective positive behaviour support plans, focused on improving quality of life, building capacity, decreasing challenging behaviours, and reducing restrictive practices used in response to challenging behaviours
  • Providing services across different environments including homes, schools, and workplaces
  • Working under supervision of the Behaviour Support Team Leader
  • Maintaining evidence portfolio for assessment against the National Disability Insurance Scheme Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework for NDIS providers and behaviour support practitioners
  • Delivering mentoring and supervision of other practitioners (where appropriate)

Applicants should hold an applicable allied health degree; and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), or similar professional or industry body, relevant to the following allied health professions:

  • Developmental Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the following:

  • Person centred practice
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (Restrictive Practices and Behaviour Support) Rules 2018
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (Incident Management and Reportable Incidents) Rules 2018
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework for NDIS providers and behaviour support practitioners
  • Guardianship and Administration Act 1993 and South Australian restrictive practices authorisation process
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