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Behaviour Support Practitioner (Proficient NDIS registration) QLD

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich Area
Categories: Allied Health and Positive Behaviour Support


Location: Ipswich or Gold Coast - Brisbane, QLD
Employment Type: Ongoing / Full-time
Salary: $90,000 per annum, plus super and NFP salary packaging

You will be part of a team providing consultation, behaviour support planning and staff training, and will be supported to continue to develop your skills and expertise in Positive Behaviour Support.

As a growing team there is ample room for you to continue developing your practice, with professional development and consultations available with our Allied Health team and our Centre of Excellence in Deafblindness.

Skills and experience required to be successful in this role:

  • Relevant qualifications in either; Behaviour Support, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Allied Health, Disability or other relevant field
  • Registered with relevant professional body (eg AHPRA/AASW etc)
  • Demonstrated skills and experience to meet the Proficient Capability - Behaviour Support Practitioner as outlined in the National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguards Commission – Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework and maintain suitability to deliver Behaviour Support under the NDIS 
  • Experience providing training, supervision and support to diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the State Disability Services Acts and National Quality and Safeguards Framework as they apply to restrictive practices and behaviour support.

For further information regarding the role and its requirements, please refer to the position description attached: Download File PD_Positive_Behaviour_Support_Proficient_Jan 2024.pdf


At Able Australia we offer:

  • Flexible starting times and working from home options
  • Flexible office location
  • Manageable billable hours
  • Clear career path and supportive framework to help you grow as a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Continuous support and supervision to enable you to develop your career and progress
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging Benefits (pay less tax and take home more earnings!) in addition to above award conditions
  • Collaborative and positive team environments where your ideas matter!
  • Able Rewards program offering discounts to a variety of retailers.


Able Australia is a leading provider of disability services across Tasmania, Victoria, the ACT and Queensland. For over 50 years we have proudly supported people with multiple disabilities and deafblindness to achieve their goals.

Committed to Trust, Respect, Excellence and Kindness, we provide high quality supports that reflect evidence-based best practice and we strive to ensure our clients live better days, every day.


Some recent feedback from our current Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners about why they enjoy working at Able Australia:

“We're all encouraged to find time to develop and evolve as practitioners to make sure the support we deliver is of a high standard. “

“Our workloads are more manageable, creating an environment for learning and quality work to be done with teams/participants.”

If this sounds like a team of like-minded professionals, we would love to hear from you.



Please click on the APPLY NOW button and complete the online application form.   We appreciate the time you have taken to prepare and submit your application and we are committed to responding to every applicant.

Early applications are encouraged.

For any questions or more information please contact Yvette Hyde on 0448 878 714

Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position. As part of the Able Australia’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), NDIS Worker Screening Check, Right to Work in Australia, vehicle and drivers licence, and a current professional registration

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