Behaviour Support Practitioner – Karratha!

Join a multidisciplinary team in Karratha as a Behaviour Support Practitioner helping children achieve important outcomes!

MARS Recruitment are seeking Behaviour Support Practitioners to join innovative and family-centred practice in the Pilbara! Our client is committed to providing multidisciplinary, evidence-based therapy approaches that support the whole child and their family. Their relationship-based practice aims to create meaningful connections and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges

Relocation assistance can be provided!

Role overview:

As a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will play a crucial role in improving the lives of individuals by developing and implementing person-centred, evidence-based positive behaviour support plans.

Clinical Duties:

  • Conduct functional behaviour assessments to understand triggers and maintainers of behaviour.
  • Identify current restrictive practices used by NDIS providers, family, carers, teachers, and volunteers.
  • Develop person-centred, evidence-based positive behaviour support plans.
  • Deliver tailored support and training on implementing positive behaviour support plans.
  • Apply intervention strategies to reduce and/or eliminate restrictive practices.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of positive behaviour support plans.
  • Ensure compliance with authorised restrictive practices.
  • Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain client information in accordance with organisational, professional, and NDIS requirements.
  • Comply with NDIS regulations for behaviour plan submissions.
  • Manage own calendar and client database.
  • Provide guidance for risk assessment and safety planning.

Interested in relocation?

We understand that relocating can be a significant decision. To support your move to Karratha, our client supports you with a comprehensive relocation package that includes support from Rural West.

Why Karratha?

Karratha is a vibrant and growing community located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Karratha offers a unique blend of professional opportunities and lifestyle benefits, including:

  • Having access to stunning natural attractions such as the Dampier Archipelago and Karijini National Park.
  • Have the opportunity to engage deeply with the local community, fostering relationships and understanding the unique needs of the population you serve.
  • Become a part of a supportive and close-knit community.

The important stuff:

  • Qualification in Speech Pathology, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, or other relevant tertiary qualification with appropriate registration.
  • Skills and knowledge in planning, implementing, and evaluating behaviour support services.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Current C Class driver's license.
  • Covid-19 Digital Certificate.

Desirable Position Criteria

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural setting, particularly relating to Aboriginal Health and Culture.
  • Availability to travel across the region when required, including overnight stays. Accommodation & travel funded.

The benefits!

  • Relocation Package: Comprehensive relocation assistance provided, including moving expenses and accommodation support.
  • Competitive Salary: Attractive salary package with additional incentives for remote area work.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive Environment: Work within a multidisciplinary team committed to innovative, evidence-based therapy.

Ready to Make a Difference?

This is more than just a career move; it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in a unique lifestyle, contribute meaningfully to a community, and experience personal and professional growth in one of Australia's most remarkable regions.

If you are passionate about making a real change for families and delivering high-quality, evidence-based psychological services, we would love to hear from you!

Reach out to Beth Peeney at

AU$80000 - AU$100000 per annum + + relocation
Karratha, Australia
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