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Practice Development Lead - PBS/PCAS

Job Type: Office-based role
Location: Sidcup
Salary: 28,000-35,000 D.O.E & Qualification
Deadline: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 12:00 AM

We have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Development Lead to join Avenues Group at our Head Office in Sidcup. This role is to be filled from December 2018 and will be a temporary role covering Maternity Leave.

Reporting to the Group Head of Practice Development and Assurance you will provide advice, training, support and leadership across the whole of the Avenues Group in positive behaviour support and person centred active support.

Salary is dependent on level of qualification.

The role includes:
• Undertaking assessments, including functional assessments and providing guidelines and advice on supporting people with challenging behaviour
• Being responsive to service crisis and pro-active in supporting and coaching change
• Delivering training in positive behaviour support and person centred active support, this will include becoming a BILD physical intervention accredited trainer
• Collating, monitoring & analysing records & information, identifying trends and writing reports
• Advising on best practice and providing practice leadership and coaching to employees and managers, including providing direct support
• Liaising and working in partnership with other professionals
• Maintaining relationships and liaising regularly with the Tizard Centre at the University of Kent and external behaviour support networks.



Benefits of working for Avenues Group


  • 31 annual leave days including bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Career progression and internal opportunities
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
  • Company pension scheme
What skills and expertise will you need?
  • A qualification or substantial training and experience in person centred active support and positive behaviour support
  • Experience of delivering training
  • Experience of leading and managing a team, providing practice leadership
  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively
  • Willingness to mentor/support learners through a PBS qualification
  • What skills and abilities will you need?
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Communication
  • Ability to manage oneself
  • Coaching and training skills
  • Practice leadership

Apply today if this role is of interest to you or call us to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.

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