Behaviour Consultant Position: Central and North Vancouver Island
Job Title: BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT
CBI Consultants is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact our HR department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
Central and North Vancouver Island, British Columbia: CLBC
Communities include Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville and Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River, Port Alberni and further north and west as needed
Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) Consultant is responsible for conducting Functional Behaviour Assessments and creating Multi-element Behaviour Support Plans for persons with disabilities via application of Person Centred Planning and Positive Behaviour Support Principles. You carry the values of Excellence, Courage, Integrity, Fairness, and Passion for your work. PBS Consultant carries a caseload of individuals who have a variety of support needs, abilities and ages. Additionally, PBS Consultants train teams to independently maintain the BSP with fidelity and write and monitor safety plans as needed.
You will be a key member of a team of passionate professionals committed to inclusion and diversity. You will be a recognized leader in the community you serve, practicing the principles of positive behaviour support and person centred planning. As a trusted member of the CBI team you will have a positive impact on peoples lives on a daily basis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Complete Functional Behaviour Assessment
- Create individualized Multi-element Behaviour Support Plans (BSP)
- Train team to implement BSP with fidelity
- Create Safety Plans
- Deliver professional report presentations
- Develop, train team to fidelity, and monitor Safety Plans as needed
- Train and provide hands-on modelling of techniques
- Maintain well organized case files (paper and electronic)
- Consistently generate creative, resourceful solutions in crisis situations (Problem Solving)
- Understand and model person-centered practice (Professional)
- Promote a collaborative and team-based approach in service delivery decisions (Professional)
- Demonstrate initiative and pro-activeness (Excellence)
- Communicate openly, honestly, and respectfully (Team work)
- Manage and lead effective meetings (Team work)
- Models appropriate behaviour through positive interactions with team members (Team work)
Education and relevant experience
- Master’s degree in psychology, special education or a related field required
- BCBA preferred
- Experience in a related field as a consultant required
- Non-violent Crisis Intervention and/or Mandt
- Valid Driver’s license and reliable vehicle
- Clearance letter for vulnerable population
- Two professional references
Position involves working during business hours, evenings, and weekends according to needs of current case load
Wages and Benefits
This role includes a competency-based salary increase: Increases to wage are applied following the completion of Knowledge stage and subsequently following the completion of the Demonstration stage. Pro-rated benefits include holiday accrual and extended health. Salary is outlined in the CBI employment letter.
Position may involve supporting communities assigned to the area this application is for.