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We are looking for someone to work with us as a Lead Practitioner for our innovative Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Service. You will be passionate about transforming care, using your experience and training to provide a high level of expertise, advice and support to staff on autism-specific care and the implementation of Positive Behaviour Support.

Hours available: – 22.5–37.5 hours a week

In this exciting position you will work with our friendly and dedicated services across the former Avon area, where you will directly support people with learning disabilities, autism and complex behaviours. You will develop and implement personalised support plans and strategies that will deliver an increasing sense of self-management and empowerment to the people we support.  You will also identify staff training needs, as well as contributing to the development of further services, and support the acquisition of new business under the direction of the PBS Senior Manager.

In return you will receive:

  • A competitive salary of £28,569 (pro rata)
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement (including public holidays) pro-rata
  • Annual leave entitlement increases up to 35 days with length of service pro-rata
  • Opportunities to complete the further qualifications related to the role
  • Prospects for progression within the company
  • Company sick pay
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free DBS check every 3 years
  • Occupational health provision
  • Free parking on many of our sites
  • An Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour access to a counselling and legal helpline

Freeways aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates. We are committed to keeping staff and service users safe during the Covid-19 outbreak and have implemented a number of measures to reduce the risk of infection.


To be considered for the PBS Lead Practitioner role, you must have the following skills/qualifications:

• Masters degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or Positive Behaviour Support
• Will consider PBS Diploma Level 5 or above

Provider Details:

Freeways are a local charity that supports people with learning disabilities. We are a highly regarded provider of residential care and supported living services. The aim of our services is to help people to become as independent as possible by helping them make choices, learn new skills and make links with their local community.

About you:

To be considered for the PBS Lead Practitioner role, you must have the following skills/qualifications:

• Previous experience as a PBS Lead
• Proficient in public speaking and delivering training packages
• Excellent leadership and communication skills

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

To apply for this job please visit www.freeways.org.uk.