Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Location: Wentworth Close, Bexhill-on-Sea

Contract Length: Fixed-Term (Approx. 1 year) to cover Maternity Leave

Hours of Work: 40hrs (per week)

Salary: £11.99 from 1 April 2024

Driving Licence and access to own vehicle is essential for this role

Are you an experienced support worker looking for your next step at Aspens?

Then our Interim Positive Behaviour Support Worker Role could be perfect for you!


  • Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to take on additional bank shifts too.
  • Full training and career progression opportunities (including recognised qualifications in health and social care)
  • 30 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Nest Pension and Death in Service Benefit
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme and Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Aspens High Street Stores - 20% discount on all items for Aspens’ staff stores: Bexhill, Crowborough, Hampden Park, Paddock Wood, Seaford
  • Refer a Friend Scheme, so you can earn up to £250 for every person you refer to work for Aspens

About the Role:

As a Positive Behaviour Support Worker at Wentworth Close you will support people with complex and challenging behaviours using an approach based on the principles of improving quality of life, being person centred, and using behaviour analytic strategies.

You'll also be responsible for carrying out the person-centred support plans and following risk assessments, administering medication and completing daily reports to ensure those we care for are safeguarded while living their best life.

About You:

As an ideal candidate, you will desirably have a level 3 qualification in Positive Behaviour support or a similar qualification in health and social care. This is however not essential and other qualifications will be considered as long as you are willing (and have the capacity) to complete any necessary training and qualifications, as supported by our fantastic internal training department and positive behaviour support specialist team.

You should have a good understanding of PBS frameworks and have previously experienced working with people with autism spectrum conditions and other learning disabilities in a residential or supported living setting, particularly having supported those with behaviours of concern.

What you can expect from us:

We will support you with regular access to, and supervision with, a Positive Behaviour Support Specialist as well as with your line manager, and the opportunity to complete a L3 accredited PBS qualification.

A PBS Support Worker should be:

Able to work with the PBS team to create and follow behavioural management strategies

Able to source and establish an activity planner.

Experienced in de-escalating difficult situations in a calm, positive and proactive way

Physically fit

Not be afraid to try new things


Able to actively support, promoting independence

As a member of our team, you should have:

Experience of working with people with a learning disability and/or Autism

Experience of working with people who may display behaviours of concern. A willingness to learn new skills and receive feedback through regular observations and coaching sessions from our PBS Specialist team.

A willingness to complete PBS qualifications – this requires at least

L2 English and Maths

Ideally have a driving licence and be able to drive a company vehicle

Aspens Charities are an equal opportunities employer.

Aspens is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children, young people and adults. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020). Our safeguarding policies can be found on our website.

At Aspens Charities, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in Aspens’ workforce, such as sex/gender, minority ethnic group, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age, and abilities. We believe that a variety of perspectives leads to better innovation and a stronger team. We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, heard, and has an equal opportunity to thrive.

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