Job Title: BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT
North Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Communities include Cortney/Comox 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.
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
Bachelor’s degree in in psychology, special education or a related field required
Experience in a related field as a consultant
Master’s degree an asset
Non-violent Crisis Intervention and/or Mandt
Valid Driver’s license and reliable vehicle
Clearance letter for vulnerable populations
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 within Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, and other jurisdictions as required.
CBI Consultants has been providing person centered inclusive practices since 1990. We are committed to full inclusion for persons with disabilities. In 1992, we published a research paper outlining our person centered positive practices – The Lifestyle Development Process (LDP), Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps.We have provided training and technical assistance to more than 5,000 family members, school personnel, and community living personnel throughout the world.
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