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Positive Behavior Support Specialist

  • Location

    Great Horkesley

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

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  • Salary:

    30000 - 40000 Per Annum

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  • Contact phone:

    01206 570688

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Swanstaff Colchester needs you now more than ever. We are looking for a experienced Positive Behaviour Support Specialist in the Colchester area to work at our prestigious client in the local area.

Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keeping premises clean and people safe.

This is a permanent position

Job title:Positive Behaviour Support Specialist

Location:Great Horkesley, Essex

Rate of pay:£30,000 - £40,000 per annum

The Role of a Positive Behaviour Support Specialist:

  • Working as part of the Leadership Team you will provide guidance, advice, support, plans and Coaching to the service teams across 7 Homes supporting individuals with challenging behaviour which is affecting the quality of their lives and the delivery of support we can provide.
  • You will be responsible for the implementation of strategies that will improve the quality of life for 21 individuals as well as their well-being and those of our support teams, to reduce challenging behaviour and any restrictive interventions.
  • Plan, write up and develop positive behaviour support plans which are personalised and meet the needs of those we support as well as grow their independence.
  • Supporting and working closely with staff teams across all 7 homes within the services around Crisis Management, this includes being present to support and assess during these difficult times.

Areas of the role will include:

  • Staff Coaching & development in PBS
  • Functional Behaviour Assessments
  • Behaviour Support Planning (BSP)
  • Incident analysis & debrief

By working with our client they can offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 6 monthly bonus schemes
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement
  • Based Colchester, Essex
  • Full time, Permanent
  • Overtime available
  • Opportunity to work with a leading Tier 1 provider


  • Must have at least 6 months experience
  • Must drive
  • A valid DBS
  • A kind, caring and compassionate nature

If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please call our Colchester team!


Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.