Help the refugees

If you move around the world by choice, consider helping those forced from their homes by conflict. Donate to the UN Refugee Agency today.

Back

Psychology and Behaviour Advisor DAVC111083

Visit website

David Lewis is an employer of choice. We have an exciting opportunity for a Psychology and Behaviour Advisor to work with our staff and clinical multidisciplinary teams across all David Lewis residential and educational services. The successful applicant will work under supervision from the Consultant Clinical Psychologist and with line management from the Senior Behaviour Co-ordinator and contribute to the ongoing care and education of Service Users. The role will involve:- • undertaking psychological assessment and psychological interventions under the supervision and guidance of senior clinical colleagues. • Undertaking functional assessment and analysis of challenging behaviours and use of findings to inform positive behaviour support plans and risk assessment. • implementing and monitoring the implementation of positive behaviour support plans • producing written reports and summaries of work as required. • contributing to MDT meetings and carrying out observations in situ as required. • delivery of training as required. The successful applicant will hold a degree level qualification in Psychology (or equivalent) and a Professional Diploma in Positive Behaviour Support (or willingness to work towards within 12 months).They will also have experience of working in the field of learning difficulties (within residential settings would be desirable) and a positive can do attitude and be able to build constructive working relationships with colleagues across David Lewis services. David Lewis provides outstanding education, residential, medical and therapeutic support for people with learning disabilities, epilepsy and autism for people aged 16 years and over. We employ over 850 staff with a turnover of £28 million per annum. We support people with complex learning and physical disabilities with their daily living, access to social and leisure opportunities and education. As well as the opportunity to work form a picturesque site in a rural setting other benefits include:- • Up to 30 days annual leave plus public holidays. • An occupational pension (up to 6% employer contribution) • Up to 12 weeks full sick pay • Life Assurance Cover (3 x basic annual salary) • Further Education Sponsorship • Career Progression • A comprehensive health and wellbeing provision including:- • an Employee Assistance Programme • Occupational Health services • A Physio service for staff • A Staff Counsellor • On site pharmacy • On site gym and swimming pool • Free parking • Digital Rewards Closing date: Monday 21st June 2021. Note, given operational requirements we will interview on receipt of application. David Lewis welcomes applications from a diverse talent pool. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks: This post, due to its nature, duties and responsibilities, will be subject to an enhanced check by the DBS.

Apply now