Positive Behaviour Support Coordinator, Radlett lodge School, Hertfordshire

Job Title: Positive Behaviour Support Coordinator

Location: Radlett lodge School, (Hertfordshire)

Salary: £20,857 to £23,512 for term time plus 4 weeks or £18,911 to 21,318 for term time only (Dependent on experience) & Inner Fringe £686

Closing date: 19th July 2022

Interviews (w/c): 25th July 2022

Hours: Mon – Fri (37hours pw)

Contract: Term-Time, Permanent

Who we are:

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children.

We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers. Autistic people turn to us at key moments or challenging times in their lives, be it getting a diagnosis, going to school or finding work.

We change attitudes by improving public understanding of autism and the difficulties many autistic people face. We also work closely with businesses, local authorities and government to help them provide more autism-friendly spaces, deliver better services and improve laws.

We have come a long way but it is not good enough. There is still so much to do to increase opportunities, reduce social isolation and build a brighter future for people on the spectrum. With your help, we can make it happen.

What we can offer you:

  • Pension scheme
  • 9 or 13 weeks holiday (pro-rata)
  • Excellent induction, training and development programme including training about autism and opportunities to attend our conferences
  • Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits (cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan)
  • Access to a 24-hour employee assistance programme

Where you will be working:

Radlett Lodge School

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of the school’s Transdisciplinary Team (Psychology, Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy, Positive Behaviour Support Coordinators, Teaching and Residential staff)
  • To support the school with the delivery of effective wellbeing and positive behaviour management programs and procedures.
  • Proactively work with other team members, teaching and support staff
  • To carry a clinical caseload and to work towards the trans-disciplinary approach, to offer person-centred Positive Behaviour Support plans to reduce the likelihood of behaviours of concern.
    Plans should be:
  • Person-centred
  • Developed using data around behaviours of concern
  • Considerate of their emotional well-being
  • Quality of Life focussed.
  • Have a key role in supporting staff with their understanding and practice relating to Studio 3 “Managing Signs of Stress” Ensuring that NAS policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • To monitor the data collected around behaviours of concern, and using this to inform PBS plans and risk assessments.

To work collaboratively with other professionals to ensure PBS is integrated into planning and support throughout the school and residential settings.

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For more information about this job please contact pauline.armitage@nas.org.uk     

Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism.

The National Autistic Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.