Behavioural Support Lead Practitioner

Posted 9 April by East Midlands Housing Group

emh Care and Support- Behavioural Support Lead Practitioner

Based - Memorial House, Coalville or Longfield House Ikeston with travel across sites

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary - £26,183 - £30,093 per annum

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Behavioural Support Lead Practitioner to work in partnership with Care and Support teams to proactively develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of our teams to support people with complex needs and behaviours that challenge.

This is a new role and there is real scope to make a positive impact to the service we provide. You will deliver positive behavioural support training to new and established employees’ and provide coaching and support to help them embed their skills.

Other aspects of the role include providing support and guidance to managers and sharing best practice

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have wide ranging experience across the training cycle, from needs analysis, design of blended learning, to delivery and evaluation of learning solutions within a supported environment as well as strong coaching skills

In addition you will understand:

  • Value of Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) models (theory & management)
  • Behavioural model and assessment
  • Essentials of PBS interventions
  • Supporting skills development
  • Practice leadership
  • Person centred support

About us

emh care and support provide a range of specialist housing, support, and registered care services to meet the needs of vulnerable people. The majority of our services are based in and around Chesterfield and Leicestershire. We employ over 600 people and are ambitious about growing the business across the whole of the East Midlands.

emh care and support is part of emh group, the largest housing provider in the East Midlands, which includes emh homes, Midlands Rural Housing and emh Sharpes gardening services.

Our vision is to be the best social housing and care business in the country, leading the market as service provider and employer.

Our values are important to us and we are looking to recruit people who can help us live our values of integrity, diversity, openness, accountability, clarity and excellence.

Company Benefits

Our generous package includes:

  • Competitive salary

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Health cash plan - BHSF

  • 34 days’ annual leave (including statutory days), increasing with length of service (pro-rata for part time)

  • Flexible working

  • A wide range of training and development opportunities (we are an Investors in People accredited organisation)

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Job Description:

Person Specification:


  • CIPD qualification
  • Certificate in Training or other aligned teacher training certificates such as Edexcel L4 Certificate PTLLS, CTLLS and DTLLS.

  • BTEC Professional Diploma or Certificate in Positive Behavioural Support, BTEC Advanced Certificate in Positive Behavioural Support or BTEC Diploma in Positive Behavioural Management or willing to work towards

Key Dates

Closing Date: 30 April 2019

Interviews: TBA

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy please click on the "apply" button and you will be redirected to the emh group recruitment website where you will be required to apply with a CV.

Reference: 37716128

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