Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) offers a range of services to support people with learning disabilities in the community. LPFT’s adult learning disability service, provides specialist health support to people with learning disabilities who require assessment and/or treatment for their physical and mental health, including support with behaviours of concern.

The adult learning disability service operates from four multi-disciplinary hubs, across Lincolnshire, which delivers a range of specialist provision as well as a county-wide community home assessment and treatment team. In addition, the service provides an Autism diagnostic and post diagnostic support service for Adults.

There is an exciting opportunity within Lincolnshire’s adult learning disability south hub for a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Practitioner. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can provide safe, effective, evidence based care to those who present with behaviours that challenge. In addition to this, the successful applicant will provide support to care givers, families and professionals to meet the specialist needs of people with a learning disability who access the service. Successful applicants will ensure a high standard of clinical practice, working to the relevant professional code of conduct according to the post holder’s registration

The post would suit a motivated individual who has the ability to develop and motivate others, have a progressive mind-set and be able to build positive working relationships within the adult learning disability service and with partner agencies, whilst demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to high quality care as well evidencing a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

You will have a strong sense of initiative, excellent team working ability and be an excellent communicator. A willingness to undertake training relevant to the post is expected.
For further information please contact George Badiali, Adult Learning Disability South Hub team coordinator, on 01476 858254 or george.badiali@nhs.net

Lincolnshire offers affordable housing, good schools and easy access to the countryside. It is within reach of the major cities of the East Midlands and links into the East Coast Mainline.

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