Due to the promotion of our existing Positive Support Facilitator we are now recruiting for a new team member with the knowledge and experience to support a rapidly developing area. Potens is currently going through an expansion and transformation programme and in order to provide sufficient coverage we are looking to strengthen the Behavioural Support and Therapy Team.
You will focus on ‘the person’ and provide person centred holistic assessments to create favourable environments in order to decrease stress triggers and assist ‘the person’ to develop and maintain a good quality of life.
Within the Positive Support Facilitator role, you will provide support and complex needs advice, guidance, support planning and training to services where there are challenges to quality of life and service delivery.
- Central Operations Team working across defined regional service provision
- Hours: 40 per week (job share considered)
- Salary: £ 26,000 – 30,000
- Company Car
- Pension Scheme
- bespoke professional development programme and other benefits apply.
- Responsible to: Regional Director (Operations & Quality) /Director of Operations (PBS)
- Flexible base (national travel as and when directed) so any of the following locations stated would be suitable – North West/North Wales/Yorkshire/Midlands/South West/North East and Northern Ireland
The role focus is to provide advice, guidance and training regarding positive behaviour support to staff teams. This will involve providing in-house service user functional assessments, liaising with external professionals and implementing intervention strategies. Contributing to the development of new service provision and delivering training to staff teams. To participate in external and internal reviews of service users to create person centred plans and behaviour strategies. The team will also collectively review and agree the behavioural toolkit and strategies for the organisation in consultation with the Senior Management Team. The successful applicants must become and remain innovative in their approaches to behavioural support.
The emphasis of this role is to embed effective PBS practice to promote understanding and develop active support approaches to individuals accessing our wide range of services. The PSF will work alongside individuals and key people to undertake a range of holistic assessments and underpin specific training needs to inform best practice and positive outcomes. They will provide essential guidance, training and support on how to proactively support behaviour of concern and implement strategies to endorse the reduction of this. Conducting regular reviews and utilising a data driven approach to the role whilst remaining innovative in their methods of behavioural support is key.
The key focused outcomes of this role is to demonstrate a reduction in behaviours of concern, in particular restrictive practices and to promote positive and proactive risk management so that people in our services can live active and rewarding lives.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £26,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year