PBS Assistant Practitioner
Ref: CYG32888

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Yorkshire Supported Living, HD1 4HR
£25,000 - £30,000pa DOE
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 29 November 2023

We are excited to be recruiting a PBS Assistant Practitioner to join Cygnet Social care team.

Cygnet have been providing a national network of specialist care services for more than 30 years.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team. 

We need a PBS Assistant Practitioner who’s passionate about helping people with a range of complex needs.

This is an exciting new opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of the people we support whilst working within the beautiful locations of West Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will be working across a variety of services supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge, so experience working within similar environments / homes as well as experience with Positive Behaviour Support and/or experience of leading on strategies to support complex behaviours is essential for this role.

As part of this role you will be supported by a PBS Lead to deliver the highest quality and standards of Positive Behaviour Support and work closely with the service and regional managers.

Yorkshire Supported Living:

The services provide specialist support for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs within their own accommodation.

Each accommodation offers individuals the opportunity to hold their own tenancy agreement with a Registered Housing Provider. Individuals who are supported in this service may have previously been detained within a hospital setting and are ready for a step down placement within their local community. We provide specialist input and risk assessment to manage and reduce high risk or offending behaviour for individuals stepping down from secure, forensic or long-stay settings.

So if you care about making a difference – every day – we want to hear from you.

Your Day-to-Day…

To promote and maintain the positive well-being of the people who live in services provided by Cygnet Social Care by assisting in the provision of Positive Behaviour Support for individuals supported by the organisation.
To uphold high standards of Positive Behaviour Support in line with policy and practice.
As guided by the Senior Practitioner to undertake assessment, formulation work alongside individuals in the context of their history and relationship

We are looking for someone who is...

Recognised qualification in PBS or Behavioural Analysis 
Practical experience of working with adults with Learning disabilities in a range of settings
A minimum of three years’ experience of working with young people and adults with learning disabilities
Practical experience of working in conjunction with other stakeholders within an MDT framework
Experience of functional analysis and support plan implementation would be an advantage
Excellent communication skills
The ability to travel independently across the region

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Strong career progression opportunities into management roles 
Monthly reflective practice, & support with CPD opportunities
Expert clinical supervision & peer support
Employee referral scheme
Pension scheme
“Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change?

If interested, please apply below or forward your cv to vickylinstead@cygnethealth.co.uk

Join us!

In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.