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Behavioural Support Practitioner

  • Wantirna, VIC, Australia, 3152
  • Full time

About VMCH

VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria.

About the role

The Behavioural Support Practitioner focuses on providing individualised positive behaviour support services for young people and adults who are living with a disability and NDIS participants.

This role will provide direct specialist assessment and intervention services including functional behaviour assessment, writing and development of behaviour support plans and discipline specific assessments and interventions.  

This position is based from our Wantirna site with regular travel required throughout Melbourne and surrounds as well as providing Telehealth support. 

Skills & Experience:

  • 2 years + experience in the disability field with clients who have significant complex support needs
  • Tertiary degree in allied health, and current registration.
  • Experience in functional behavioural assessment and behaviour support plan development and writing including risk strategies and skills development planning  for young people and adults with complex support needs.
  • Experience in delivery of behaviour support services with clients subject to restrictive interventions is desirable.
  • Experience of NDIS plans and funding.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team within a changing environment and to collaborate with peers and teams to achieve results
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Great relationship building skills
  • Knowledge of a broad range of psychological issues and effective treatment modalities


  • Salary packaging up to $15,900/year plus additional benefit of a Meals & Entertainment card 
  • Competitive salary, regular performance reviews
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Career pathways
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture 


If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you!


To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an Australian Criminal History Check, Evidence of 2021 Flu Vaccination & COVID-19 Vaccination, together with a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.


We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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