Location: Edinburgh , Home Based, Newcastle, North Region, Scotland
Employment type: Permanent
Job type: Full time
Salary: Circa £35,000
Closing Date: 16 July 2021
This is a homebased role covering the North region of England and Scotland
We are one of the world’s leading global charities for disabled people and have been for over 70 years. Our work, and therefore your work, has an impact in the UK and around the world on the lives of nearly 73,000 people. In this role you will be part of our team that makes a positive difference every day to the lives of the 2,500 people who live in our UK services.
Experienced and passionate about working with people with behaviour support needs, you will see the person beyond the behaviour. You will take great pride in engaging with people who have learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Conditions and Acquired Brain Injury and designing personalised support plans. You will also share your expertise by developing and delivering inspiring training in behaviour support for your colleagues.
You will have an MSc in Positive Behaviour Support or Applied Behaviour Analysis or in Analysis and Intervention in Intellectual and Development Disabilities and will have a Diploma level or equivalent in Acquired Brain Injury, Learning Disability, ASC and/or Applied Behaviour Analysis or Positive Behaviour Support,
We believe that a fair and inclusive world for everyone is possible; there is possibility with disability. We make a difference and so will you.
What we Offer
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
- A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.
* No agencies please *