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The Prentice Centre, 1 Granton Mains Ave, Edinburgh, EH4 4GA
£31.68 - £33.15 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
39 hours per week
Application Deadline: 3 June 2024 at 09:00:00

Location: Edinburgh & The Lothians

Full-time: 39 hours per week

Salary: £31,683 - £33,147 (scale 34-36) per annum

As a Positive Behaviour Support Coach Practitioner, you will collaborate closely with our support service, learning and development, and quality teams, driving the adoption of person-led strategies to enrich the lives of those we support. Your key responsibilities will involve project managing a caseload of referrals, conducting assessments, developing action plans for improvement, and coaching our support workers in implementing these action plans effectively. Additionally, you will deliver comprehensive organisational behaviour support training and champion compliance with Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards. Your role will also involve playing a vital part in implementing quality improvement strategies as they arise.

Are you a passionate Health & Social Care professional with a flair for developing Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) training tailored to individual needs? If so, you're exactly who we are looking for to become our newest Positive Behaviour Support Coach Practitioner.

In this exciting role, you'll be at the heart of our organisation, dedicated to enhancing practice within our support service teams to ensure the individuals we support receive exceptional, person-led support. As part of our dynamic work culture, you'll enjoy a varied and flexible schedule, with opportunities for travel across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Falkirk, including work at our bustling head office in Granton.

🛠️ What We Need From You:

  • Dedication to our values, ensuring that individuals with Learning Disabilities and other support needs encounter no barriers to their chosen life paths.
  • Proven experience in delivering high-quality, person-centred support to individuals exhibiting distress through behaviour.
  • Expertise in Positive Behaviour Support methodologies.
  • Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and interpretation to inform support strategies.
  • Strong assessment skills, with the ability to identify patterns in distressed behaviour and develop tailored interventions.
  • A minimum of 2 years of direct support experience with individuals with learning disabilities and other support needs.
  • A deep understanding of trauma-informed practice and support.
  • Problem-solving skills in complex environments.

🌟 Desirable Qualifications:

  • Diploma Practice Leadership in PBS or equivalent BTEC Level 5.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey with The Action Group!

Note: Interviews will be held on the 11th, 12th and 13th June 2024.


HSF Health Plan to all our Full-time & Part-time employees


Good annual leave entitlements

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable.

Applying information

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