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Behaviour Support Practitioner

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Behaviour Support Practitioner

We are looking for an experienced Behaviour Support Practitioner to join our Behaviour Support Team. Lifestart provides Positive Behaviour Support to children and young people using a capacity building model, working alongside the person with disability, their family and support networks across all of the environments the person accesses.



  • Engage in collaborative goal setting with families and complete Functional Behaviour Assessments to identify areas of need and support the development of practical evidence-based support strategies.
  • Develop person centred Behaviour Support Plans that uphold the rights of people with disability, improve quality of life and reduce the use of restrictive practices.
  • Work with a varied caseload alongside a team of experienced allied health professionals including speech pathologists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists.
  • Build the capacity and confidence of families, teachers and support workers to implement positive and proactive strategies and skill building programs through direct coaching and mentoring support.
  • Continue to develop your expertise through high levels of supervision and support to progress through the NDIS Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework practitioner levels.


Key Selection Criteria:


  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Education or related field.
  • Considered suitable by the NDIS Commission to deliver specialist behaviour support as an NDIS behaviour support practitioner as outlined in the PBS capability network


  • Valid Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) Clearance (or willingness to obtain)
  • Valid NDIS Worker Screening Check (NDISWC) Clearance (or willingness to obtain)
  • Fully vaccinated for the Covid-19 Virus (3 doses) or accepted medical exemption certificate
  • Current driver’s licence and use of own car


For more information or to have a confidential discussion about your application, email