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Bedborough House, Bristol road, Radstock, BA3 3EE

Priory Group Division

Adult Care


£30,000 per annum


37.5 per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a PBS Practitioner to join our Positive Behaviour Support team in Bedborough House!

At Priory Adult Care we offer 24/7 specialist care in community settings. Our aim is to deliver support that enables individuals to develop and improve their quality of life outcomes.

You’ll enjoy every opportunity to bring your compassion and empathy to work in an environment where you can have a positive impact on improving both the long term and the everyday lives of the people we support.

The role will cover a number of services in the Radstock area.

You will need to have a full UK driving license for this role to enable travel between services.

The PBS practitioner will work closely with the people we support, colleague teams and stakeholders to develop and deliver Positive Behaviour Support for individuals and services.

The post holder will use their expertise to support predominantly in the following areas:

  • Development and implementation of Positive Behaviour Support Plans including Functional Behaviour Assessment
  • Practice Leadership and Practice workshops
  • Incident support, analysis and colleague debrief
  • Staff training & development

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a formal qualification in: or Positive Behaviour Support i.e. BSc in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis, MA or MSc in Autism Studies, PBS Graduate Diploma, PBS BTEC Level 5 (advanced professional Diploma)
  • Be qualified or willing and able to work towards PROACT-SCIPr-UK® Instructor

In addition, the candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Person centred beliefs, values and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team in a leadership capacity, leading and influencing others positively
  • An in depth understanding of the principals of Positive Behaviour Support and Principals of Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • A history in conducting behavioural assessment and developing, implementing and evaluating interventions for individuals
  • A history of direct support experience with people with a learning disability and/or Autism, and behaviours of concern
  • A history of reducing the use of restrictive practices
  • A history of the delivery of Positive Behaviour Support training
  • Excellent record keeping and written skills including report writing
  • Detailed understanding of the legal frameworks and policy relevant to the role, e.g. Mental Capacity Act (2005), DOLS, Safeguarding, risk management


Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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