Nua Healthcare: Behavioural Specialist

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Behavioural Specialist

(Based Birr, Co. Offaly)

We are seeking to recruit with immediate effect, within the current team of a new Children’s Centre 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
    & 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

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


Birr, Co Offaly

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