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Posted on: 07 Mar 2018

Behavioural Specialist

(Based in Naas, Co. Kildare but will be required to travel)

1 x Full time - Permanent Post

1 x Full time -  Fixed Term contract (3.5 Month Contract)

We are seeking to recruit with immediate effect, within the Clinical Department to the role of Behavioural Specialist. Candidates must demonstrate the necessary interest, capability, performance and enthusiasm in line with the requirements of this role.


  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance/Death-in-Service
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Continuous Professional development
  • Fantastic development & career opportunities & much more …….

Key tasks include:

  • Conducting comprehensive Functional Assessments/ Functional Analysis
  • Design, Monitor and Evaluate MEBSP’s- incorporating all recommendations into a multi modal treatment package
  • Prepare and deliver specific briefs and training plans pertaining to Service Users
  • Preparing reports on incidents, Personal Plans, Progress reports, Behavioural reports, ABC analysis
  • Conduct Service User sessions (1:1 behaviour therapy when required)
  • Deliver training to front line staff
  • Work with various diverse MDT’s e.g. DBT, CBT, Psychiatry, SLT, OT, Play Therapists

Criteria required for the post:

  • Psychology Degree
  • A good understanding of the principles of Positive Behaviour Support/ Behaviour Analysis
  • 2 years’ experience within the area of Behaviours that Challenge
  • Experience of report writing, personal support plans, designing MEBSP’s
  • Genuine respect and empathy for diversity and individuality

Desired criteria for the post:

  • Qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis

If you wish to apply for this post, a CV and Cover letter must be emailed to the emailed to recruitment@nuahealthcare.ie

Full job description for this role can be obtained upon request.