Assistant Behaviour Analyst Vacancy in Reading, Berkshire & London Areas (UK)


Job description

Criteria to apply: We will only accept applications from candidates who meet the following Criteria:

- certified by the BACB (BCBA or BCaBA) OR/AND

- are currently enrolled or completed a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis AND

- live in Reading and surrounding areas.

Type of contract: term-time only (39 weeks per year), employed position

Actual term time only gross salary range (39.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year): £25,500 to £28,500 (including holiday pay)

Actual starting gross monthly salary: 12 payments of £2,125.00 (including holiday pay)

Client Hourly rate (for any additional hours worked): £15.50-17.50 per hour (plus holiday pay). An admin unit rate will be paid for internal meetings outside client time.

Equivalent yearly gross salary range (39.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year): £34,200.00 to £38,500.00 (including holiday pay)

Standard client working days/hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm (37.5 hours per week, including a paid lunch break of 30 minutes)

Your salary includes 2 hrs per week at an administrative rate for general communication outside client time. You will need to offer us some flexibility for meetings outside client time. You will be working in multiple locations as required.

If you'd like to apply, please send your CV and a cover letter with the heading 'Reading Assistant Behaviour Analyst Role' and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Job information:

We are seeking to employ 1 enthusiastic Assistant Behaviour Analyst to provide 1:1 support and implement ABA based interventions to a young person in Reading (RG2 area) 3 days per week and to provide ABA programme supervision in Berkshire, Surrey/London area 2 days per week.

The successful candidate will working with an experienced ABA team and needs at least 1 year experience delivering ABA home programmes.

The programmes are ran by experienced Board Certified Behaviour Analysts. You will be teaching these young people in school and at home, and supporting them in accessing the community to build social, leisure and functional living skills.

Training will be based on behaviour analytical principles which will need to be incorporated into the role. You need to be enthusiastic, keen to learn, to have good interpersonal and communication skills.

Please note that, individually as part of a team, we are fully committed to adhering to safeguarding and safer recruiting policies and a thorough check of all candidates will be carried out before you start working with your learners in line with the requirements for this role.

The successful candidate will be employed by Blossom ABA Limited and will be entitled to pension and holiday pay.

You will be required to undergo training, communicate with the team outside client time and attend meetings outside time with the client as part of this role so additional hours will be required and they will be paid at an administrative rate.

Out of term time work may be available depending on client/business needs.

Essential criteria:

- Excellent communication skills and ability to create rapport with the learner and their family.
- Excellent interpersonal and social skills.
- An undergraduate degree in related subject.

- A minimum of 1 year experience as an ABA tutor or Behaviour technician working in home programmes.

- An MSc. on ABA and you need to be certified with the BACB as a BCBA or BCaBA or working towards certification.
- 1-2 years experience working with children with developmental delays in the learner's own home or educational setting.
- Willingness to work at the learner's own home, school and in the community (full training and support will be provided).
- Understanding of how to implement procedures and record information.
- A valid, clear enhanced DBS check

- You must be able to drive and to have a valid UK driving licence and own a car.

Desirable Criteria:

- A BSc. in child development, psychology or any related subjects.
- Experience in running ABA interventions at home and school settings.
- Experience working with older learners (10+) in a community setting.
- Availability for cover of other behaviour technicians when required.

This is an employed position that includes the following benefits:

* Holiday pay on top of advertised rate for additional hours worked (the monthly salary includes holiday pay)
* Pension according to eligibility

* Contribution towards your travel
* Company uniform
* A work laptop

* A work phone
* Professional development opportunities
* Full training and support will be provided on an ongoing basis as part of our employee scheme and you will be part of a very knowledgeable and supportive group
* BACB approved supervision can be discussed if you are planning to sit the BCBA exam
* Further opportunities for career development as we work on a grading system

Blossom ABA Limited provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability status.

COVID-19 considerations:

We follow advice from Public Health England and Wales and our own staff covid-19 policy.

Application question(s):

Please state distance in miles between your home and RG2 (we need people who live within 10 miles of RG2):

Have you had experience working for a company, school, or in employment? if so, please state your experience and provide some examples of what you can bring this role.

Do you have experience supporting children and young people with developmental disability in learning skills? provide some examples on how you motivate others to learn.

This is a position based at a home setting, and not a school, although you will have opportunities to take the learner out in the community and different settings. How comfortable you are with teaching a person in their own home and working as a lone worker? please note a named carer or guardian will always be home.

Do you have a UK driving licence? You need to drive during your working hours, so a valid UK driving licence and access to your own car will be required.