Behaviour Detectives: Behaviour Support Therapist (Residential)

Behaviour Detectives

Behaviour Detectives are looking to expand their team due to the on-going expansion of our service. We are currently looking for a Residential Behaviour Support Therapist. You should be familiar with implementing and supporting skills development and managing behaviours of concern and individuals with Autism to develop to their full potential. A special interest in mental health and OCD like ritualistic behaviours is a must.

Behaviour Support Therapist (Residential)

Job Location: Dublin 10
Contract Type: Part-time and Full-time Positions
Hours: Hours are based on a timetable across the week 24/7. This role will require flexibility to facilitate the needs of the persons being supported.
Salary: We offer a competitive salary depending on the experience.

What we offer:

  • Supportive and encouraging work environment for developing/enhancing Behaviour Analytic skills and overcoming behaviours of concern.
  • Collaborative involvement in intervention strategies planning, opportunity to identify and develop specific goals (based on assessment curriculums such as AFLS), and implementing Behaviour Support strategies once developed.
  • Direct contact and supervision from BCBA.

Essential requirements:

Hold a degree in Psychology/ Social Care/ Nursing or related area


Hold a Post-Graduate Qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis or related area/ or be in pursuit of same/ or relevant experience and knowledge of ABA principles.

All candidates should:

  • Ideally, have two years of experience working with individuals with Autism diagnosis and implementing Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Experience in managing complex presentations and mental health difficulties.
  • Experience in utilising the principles of Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support.
  • The ability to collect and analyse data.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and committed.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • In-depth understanding of ethical and professional practices.
  • Experience working in the family home environment and community settings.
  • Demonstrate initiative and have experience in programme planning and development.
  • Be committed to the provision of high-quality Person-Centred services, supporting individuals to access their local communities and to develop to their full potential.
  • Full B Licence required and access to own vehicle with business insurance is desirable.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and a cover letter to Shane

Position requires immediate start following the interviews

We are also looking for expressions of interest for the future to build up a panel of available Behaviour Support Therapists.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Sep, 2021
Dublin 10
Expiry Date
24th Nov, 2021