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Behaviour Therapist, Melbourne

Job No: Nextt100671
Location: Melbourne

About Us

Lizard Children's Centre, a wholly owned subsidiary of AAA Nextt Group Pty Ltd., is one of Australia's leading providers of evidence-based intervention for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related developmental delays. We currently have a number of opportunities for casual Behaviour Therapists to work in our Centre in Melbourne.  If you have relevant experience, a passion for working with children and are looking for regular casual work, we would love to hear from you!

Location

Successful candidates will live near the following suburbs and be looking for casual work on a regular weekly basis:

  • Reservoir
  • Bentleigh East  
  • Gowanbrae
  • Springvale
  • Rockbank
  • Clyde North 
  • Greenvale
  • Cragieburn
  • Bulleen 

 

About the role

As a Behaviour Therapist you implement high quality applied behaviour analysis (ABA) sessions in a child's home, day care or school following our Lizard model. This includes both structured and naturalistic teaching, collecting, recording and graphing all data as advised by the Program Supervisor and implementing any Behaviour Intervention Plans. In addition, as Behaviour Therapist you will attend our Centre in Camberwell once a month to participate actively in clinics which are attended by the family and clinical team.

The successful candidate:

  • Demonstrates an ability to relate and play in an appropriate manner with children. This could include previous experience as a youth worker, working in a school, babysitting, caring for siblings etc.;
  • Could be a student or graduate of an Allied Health discipline looking for work related to your field of study;
  • Or has previous experience working with clients with ASD and wish to further develop your career in this area;
  • Show an ability to develop and maintain a positive and objective relationship with a child's family;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with colleagues and families.

 

Why Work for Lizard?

  • You will have the rewarding experience of changing the lives of children and their families;
  • You will receive full in-house training from our team of Board Certified Behaviour Analysts and Clinicians before being placed on to our programs;
  • The opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team of like-minded professionals, including BCBAs and SLPs;
  • Career development in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis.

 

Furthermore the successful candidate will be required to have a Working With Children Check, satisfactory police check and current first aid and CPR certificate. Since travel is part of this role, it would be advantageous if you have a driver's licence and your own transport.

To apply for this exciting position, please leave your details below. For further information, please contact Ms Gabriella Da Campo in our People and Culture team on 03 9834 6031 or email at gdacampo@nextt.com.au

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