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Positive Behaviour Support Specialist
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: People/21/143743
  • Published: Fri 19/02/2021, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 11/03/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Term Time, plus one week. Occasional Evenings.
  • Salary: £20,251.61 - £23,255.99 (pro rata for part time (25 hours per week) and term time only plus one extra week
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Time Square, Bracknell , Berkshire

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Positive Behaviour Support Specialist

We worked with the school and family to support Caleb’s behaviour needs. Now he’s thriving.

We put children at the centre of all we do. We care about our schools. We work with school staff to ensure all children have the opportunity to thrive. We give them the time, support and resources needed to make a tangible impact.  You’ll have a manageable caseload and if you think something needs to change, we want to hear about it. You will be part of a forward thinking, dynamic and supportive team who strives to be the best and changes lives for the better.

Because we’re Bracknell Forest

What it’s like working in our team…

We’re a small, well respected team of Behaviour, Inclusion and Safeguarding Specialists who work closely together to provide an outstanding service to our schools. The work is high speed, responsive and challenging, however there is also time for seeking creative solutions and every day here is different. Team morale is high with support and guidance readily available.

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…

  • Play a key role in the assessment of children and young people who present with behaviours that challenge, undertaking both initial assessments and more detailed functional assessments.
  • Produce detailed reports of the results of assessments and evaluation in collaboration with other team members.
  • Provide a range of behavioural intervention strategies based on the functional assessment of a child’s behaviours which are suitable for children users living with their families and attending mainstream education settings, this will include the development of Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Work proactively with schools to offer a bespoke service that is tailored to meet their needs and offers quality intervention and support that is value for money.
  • Develop training courses for schools that demonstrate best practice in PBS interventions and meet the needs of professionals. 
  • Provide ‘expert’ support to the SEN team and contribute effectively to SEN processes. 
  • We will support you to undertake relevant training for your role. 

The benefits you will experience are…

  • Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Flexible working opportunities including a flexi-time scheme.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.
  • Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
  • An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.

What we’re looking for…

A forward thinking, adaptable and highly experienced senior practitioner with a vast range of experience of working with children and young people with and without learning disabilities who display behaviours that challenge.

Interview date 

Interviews will be held on Friday 19th March 2021

Want to ask us a question? 

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role.  Please contact:

Name: Debbie Smith

Job Titl:e Safeguarding Our Schools Service Lead

Phone Number: 01344 354014

As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.