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Positions Available at the Lizard Centre

 About Us:

….is Australia’s leading provider of effective, evidence-based early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays.  Our vision is to help children get more out of life – in a meaningful and measurable way.

At the core of services and support is Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), a scientifically validated methodology with over 50 years of proven results in Australia and overseas.  We work closely with allied health professionals.

Our staff play a vital role in supporting children and their families. We have strategically invested in learning and development to train and equip our Lizard Behaviour Therapists (LBTs), Registered Behaviour Technicians (RBTs), Senior Behaviour Therapists (SBTs), Assistant Behaviour Analysts (BCaBA) and Program Supervisors, Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs).

Lizard Centre is a fast growing, dynamic and innovative business with an exciting and expansive future in early interventions services for children.  We have centres based in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide.

About the Roles:

Registered Behaviour Technician  

Are you interested in behaviour therapy and love working with children? Do you have your Registered Behaviour Technician certification? This entry-level role is for you.  It will provide you a solid foundation in implementing applied behaviour analysis theory daily.  You will work in our centres and also in-home / in-school with children and families under the direction of Behaviour Analysts.  We will provide in-house supervision by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).  We have permanent and casual positions commencing immediately in all Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.  

 

Assistant Behaviour Analyst 

Do you have an undergraduate degree in psychology, some field experience in delivering Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy and have or completed or are willing to complete your BCaBA Certification?  Maybe you are already studying Post Graduate level ABA Theory at Monash University or Griffith University? Then this job is for you! We offer flexibility around your study commitments and provide supervision from a BCBA, which can count towards your Fieldwork Supervision Hours. Work while you study, and the experience will count towards your certification fieldwork & fieldwork supervision hours! And then continue your career with us!  We have permanent full-time and part-time positions in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide. 

 

Behaviour Analyst 

Do you have a Masters Degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or a related field like Clinical Psychology or Special Education? Do you have fieldwork experience working as a therapist perhaps while you studied? Do you like working with children and making a difference in their lives? Then this job sounds like your next step! We will offer you a pathway of learning to fast track your skills so that you can fulfill the role of a Behaviour Analyst under the guidance of a BCBA and our Clinical Director, a BCBA-D. If you want to pursue Board Certification, we will provide you with both the field work experience and the supervision you will need in-house! We have permanent full-time and part-time positions in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. 

 

BCBA Certified Behaviour Analyst 

Are you about to sit your BCBA Exam or almost completed your fieldwork experience? Do you already have your BCBA Certification? Then come and work with us and help us grow and develop our therapy teams to be the best practitioners of Applied Behaviour Analysis in Australia. We are ACE Providers offering in-house professional development and CEU’s to keep you certified and up to date with the science of ABA. There are plenty of opportunities for you to train and supervise staff as part of your BCBA Certification.  Our staff love to collaborate and thrive in a team environment of sharing and support.   

Next Steps

If any of these roles sound like your next step then contact Jenny Cantwell JCantwell@lizardcentre.com or 0405 133 147.

For more information check out our website at https://www.lizardcentre.com/careers/

Lizard Job Advert June2020.pdf

Posted 9/6/2020


Job Positions at Leaps Ahead Early Intervention

The organisation:

LAEI is a growing organisation providing behaviour therapy and early intervention programs to children, using a family focused model. We work with children from the ages of 0-16 with ASD and other developmental/ physical delays. LAEI uses evidence-based practices, in particular the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to provide a fun and positive environment to help children learn. Our team is made of dedicated, caring and supportive life-long learners. Together, we strive to empower parents, carers, teachers and support staff to gain the knowledge and ability to help children reach their full potential.

 Behaviour Therapist- Program Supervisor (ABA) – Hobart/ Launceston

Love working with children and young people?

Excited about making a positive impact in the lives of children and families?

Want to learn and grow professionally?

Leaps Ahead Early Intervention (LAEI) currently has an opportunity for a driven, experienced and energetic therapist to join the team as a Program Supervisor in Hobart and Launceston, Tasmania.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial consultations and assessments with new and continuing participants.
  • Develop and write relevant programs for participants addressing the skills to teach and strategies to reduce behaviours of concern.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with participants, their carers and educators.
  • Deliver face-to-face therapy services based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis and other evidence-based interventions within your specific field of expertise.
  • Teaching a range of skills including communication, social skills, daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, play skills and academic skills.
  • Write detailed and high-quality reports for NDIS plans.
  • Work in clinical, home, educational and community environments.
  • Analyse data to inform treatment decisions.
  • Deliver training to parents/ carers and professionals.
  • Conduct regular clinic meetings and update programs accordingly.
  • Attend professional development events.
  • hare your knowledge with the team.

Based on your knowledge, qualification and experience additional responsibilities may include conducting other behaviour assessments, develop Behaviour Support Plans, supervising and training other therapists.

To be a great fit, you need to have the following:

  • A qualification in allied health, psychology, education, disability (or similar) discipline and minimum of 3 years’ experience within your own field.
  • Experience implementing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) principles (or willingness to receive training to do so).
  • Experience working with children and young people.
  • Strong emotional resilience and enthusiasm to work with individuals with challenging behaviours.
  • The ability to be creative and have fun with participants during therapy.
  • Experience working with children who present with challenging behaviours and complex needs.
  • Exceptional organisation, time management skills and an eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills including proficient report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and take initiative.
  • An appropriate level of physical ability, agility and energy in order to play with a child, run after them and manoeuvre from the floor to table setting.
  • A current drivers licence, a reliable car and willingness to drive up to 30-45min from Launceston or Glenorchy office (depending on if you are North or South based)
  • First Aid for educational and care settings (or willing to attain).
  • Working with vulnerable children’s check (Tas).
  • Mandatory Reporting certificate (or willing to attain).
  • Have a ‘growth mindset’ and be a life-long learner.
  • Driven, enthusiastic, committed and energetic.

Desirable experience and attributes:

  • ABA training and experience.
  • Familiarity with the NDIS.
  • BCaBA or BCBA with relevant experience.
  • A solution-oriented mindset to improve systems and processes.

LAEI provides:

  • ABA therapy training.
  • Flexibility of hours depending on participant availability.
  • Regular supervision and mentorship.
  • Growth opportunities to gain additional qualifications and training in order to further your position within the organisation.
  • The opportunity to attend relevant conferences.
  • A supportive and growing team of passionate therapists

Work hours:

Successful applicants can expect flexibility to choose between casual (min of 12h therapy), part time or full-time employment. Regular working days are Monday-Friday with occasional out of hours work required.

If you want to be part of a passionate and dedicated team and have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families, apply now!

Please send a cover letter and resume (with 3 professional references) to admin@leapsaheadei.com.au with the subject line “LOVE LEARNING”. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

Behaviour Therapist (ABA)- Hobart/ Launceston

Love working with children and young people?

Excited about making a positive impact in the lives of children and families?

Want to learn and grow professionally?

Leaps Ahead Early Intervention (LAEI) currently has an opportunity for a driven and energetic therapist to join the team in the Hobart and Launceston, Tasmania. 

Core Responsibilities (under the guidance of the supervisor):

  • Deliver face-to-face therapy services based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis and other evidence-based interventions (as guided by the supervisor).
  • Teach a range of skills including communication, social skills, daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, play skills and academic skills.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with participants, their carers and educators.
  • Work with children who display various behaviours (some of which may be considered challenging)
  • Work in clinical, home, educational and community environments.
  • Analyse data to inform treatment decisions in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Once confident in your abilities- guide parents and educators on how to apply the strategies you are using.
  • Attend clinical, supervisory and staff meetings.
  • Attend professional development events.
  • Share your knowledge with the team.

To be a great fit, you need to have the following:

  • Experience working with children and/or individuals with a disability.
  • Strong emotional resilience and enthusiasm to work with individuals with challenging behaviours.
  • The ability to be creative and have fun with participants.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and take initiative.
  • An appropriate level of physical ability, agility and energy in order to play with a child, run after them and manoeuvre from the floor to table setting.
  • A current drivers licence, a reliable car and willingness to drive up to 45min from Launceston (North based) or Glenorchy office (South based)
  • First Aid for educational and care settings (or willing to attain).
  • Working with vulnerable children’s check (Tas).
  • Mandatory Reporting certificate (or willing to attain).
  • Have a ‘growth mindset’ and be a life-long learner.
  • Driven, enthusiastic, committed and energetic.

Desirable experience and attributes:

  • ABA training and experience.
  • Experience working with children who present with challenging behaviours and complex needs.
  • Familiarity with the NDIS.
  • BCaBA or BCBA with relevant experience.
  • A solution-oriented mindset to improve systems and processes.

Work hours- weekdays (weekends may be possible):

Hobart: flexibility to choose between casual (min 12h of therapy), part time or full-time employment.

Launceston: flexible casual hours (min 12h of therapy) with the potential to increase to part time or full time (depending on client demand)

LAEI provides:

  • ABA therapy training
  • Flexibility of hours depending on participant availability
  • Regular supervision and mentorship
  • Growth opportunities to gain additional qualifications and training in order to further your position within the organisation.
  • The opportunity to attend relevant conferences.
  • A supportive and growing team of passionate therapists

If you want to be part of a passionate and dedicated team and have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families, apply now!

Please send a cover letter and resume (with 3 professional references) to admin@leapsaheadei.com.au with the subject line “LOVE LEARNING”. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

http://www.leapsaheadei.com.au/

Date posted: 12/7/20

Job Position at Woodbury Autism Education and Research

Clinical Supervisor

School based position offering autonomy in the workplace and a supportive team network

Work in a role where you can make a difference; supporting a small number of students, alongside a dedicated team of professionals, with the added benefit of regular work hours and flexibility during term breaks.

About Woodbury:

Woodbury School for Autism offers outstanding educational services for students with autism spectrum disorder aged 3-12 years of age.

Our early intervention centre and primary school offer a high degree of structure, excellent staff to student ratio and the systematic use of behavioural teaching techniques to promote success and enjoyment in learning.

A large focus is placed on student wellbeing, ensuring that each student has the appropriate supports in place to foster development and growth.

Our vision is to provide a safe, caring and enjoyable educational environment for all students.  

Students are assigned to classrooms based on the level of support they need to be successful within their daily teaching activities. Goals related to education, self- management, communication, language and functional life skills are customised to meet each child’s needs.

A collaborative approach between teaching staff, ABA/ behaviour specialists and speech and language pathology is utilised to maximise student’s progress.

As part of the Woodbury team you can look forward to a caring, supportive inclusive work environment.

Working as a specialist in a school affords you the opportunity to provide programming, intervention and support in the moment. With daily collaboration in the classroom, and the capacity to problem solve and make changes in the moment, staff and students benefit from the intensive support of their clinical supervisor promoting learning and progress across the school day.

The Clinical supervisor role offers a varied and interesting caseload which for the right candidate can provide the autonomy and independence to shape your work environment and promote personal success and growth.

The right applicant will be willing to learn and will seamlessly fit into an already established collaborative environment. The successful applicant will work closely our current speech pathologist and will have the unique opportunity to be involved in the continued development of Woodbury.

This position would be a good fit for individuals seeking to take the next step in their career.

The position:

We are looking for a qualified Behaviour Analyst to work in the role of Clinical Supervisor on a full-time basis.

  • Monday to Friday
  • Permanent Position
  • Competitive benefits package
  • School based position following NSW term times

Job Requirement:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be certified with the Behaviour Analysis Certification Board (BACB)
  • Have a solid knowledge of the principles of behaviour analysis including:
    • a proven ability to apply these principles in a fluid and flexible manner that enhances student wellbeing and promotes engagement and learning
    • extensive experience with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • experience in programming, implementing and supervising individualised programming
    • knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of behaviour intervention plans including functional assessments and functional analysis.
  • Have knowledge and experience in the implementation of a variety of research-based assessment and curriculum including but not limited the VBMAPP, EFL, PEAK and ESDM.
  • Keep up to date with current research and identify area’s for further professional development.
  • Have comprehensive proficiency in teaching, training and coaching others in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Have good interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a small team
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a team and promote co-operation across multiple roles within the school environment

Preferred attributes:

  • Experience in working in special education
  • Experience in the application of behaviour analytic practises within a school setting.
  • Ability to supervise individuals seeking BACB certification including RBT’s, BCaBA’s and BCBA’s.

Why you should apply:

  • Competitive renumeration package including salary packaging and tax-free deductions
  • Superannuation paid annual leave and other work-place entitlements.
  • Continued professional development opportunities,
  • A varied caseload and fast paced work environment
  • Opportunity to provide training to staff and parents,
  • Collaborative, supportive work environment
  • Flexibility of school-based hours with term time schedule.

How to apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to lauren.chapman@woodbury.org.au

If you have any questions, please call 02 9639 6152

Clinical Supervisor.pdf

 Posted 11/8/20

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