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Positive Behaviour Support Coach Practitioner

Application Deadline:
3 June 2024 at 08:00:00


Edinburgh & The Lothians



39 hours per week

About the Role

As a Positive Behaviour Support Coach Practitioner, you will collaborate closely with our support service, learning and development, and quality teams, driving the adoption of person-led strategies to enrich the lives of those we support. Your key responsibilities will involve project managing a caseload of referrals, conducting assessments, developing action plans for improvement, and coaching our support workers in implementing these action plans effectively. Additionally, you will deliver comprehensive organisational behaviour support training and champion compliance with Restraint Reduction Network Training Standards. Your role will also involve playing a vital part in implementing quality improvement strategies as they arise.


£31,683 - £33,147 (scale 34-36) per annum


Are you a passionate Health & Social Care professional with a flair for developing Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) training tailored to individual needs? If so, you're exactly who we are looking for to become our newest Positive Behaviour Support Coach Practitioner.

In this exciting role, you'll be at the heart of our organisation, dedicated to enhancing practice within our support service teams to ensure the individuals we support receive exceptional, person-led support. As part of our dynamic work culture, you'll enjoy a varied and flexible schedule, with opportunities for travel across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Falkirk, including work at our bustling head office in Granton.

🛠️ What We Need From You:

  • Dedication to our values, ensuring that individuals with Learning Disabilities and other support needs encounter no barriers to their chosen life paths.

  • Proven experience in delivering high-quality, person-centred support to individuals exhibiting distress through behaviour.

  • Expertise in Positive Behaviour Support methodologies.

  • Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and interpretation to inform support strategies.

  • Strong assessment skills, with the ability to identify patterns in distressed behaviour and develop tailored interventions.

  • A minimum of 2 years of direct support experience with individuals with learning disabilities and other support needs.

  • A deep understanding of trauma-informed practice and support.

  • Problem-solving skills in complex environments.

🌟 Desirable Qualifications:

  • Diploma Practice Leadership in PBS or equivalent BTEC Level 5.

  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling journey with The Action Group!

Note: Interviews will be held on the 11th, 12th and 13th June 2024.

Applying Information


To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.


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Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities forms to

HSF Health Plan to all our Full-time & Part-time employees


Good annual leave entitlements

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Golden Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Silver Employer 2022

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network:


Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.


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