Behavioural Specialist

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £29,923 – £33,762 per annum (FTE) (depending on experience)

Job Expires: 9am Friday 27th October 2023

Interview date: Wednesday 1st November 2023

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed Behavioural Support Specialist to work within the Specialist Support and Pastoral Services Team to provide a wrap-around service of support that enables students to access education and acquire the most important skills that they need for their future lives. It will help students to gain behavioural skills that will enable them to live inclusively in society, develop and maintain meaningful relationships and be able to access day activities, for example work and/or further learning

The Behavioural Support Specialist will be involved in developing and conducting assessment activities related to the need for behavioural interventions and designing, implementing and monitoring behaviour analysis data.

The role will require the successful candidate to undertake specialist assessments, including completing functional assessments of behaviours that can challenge to inform a recommended behaviour support plan. They will also monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of behavioural interventions in order to evidence progress reports and summaries. The Behavioural Support Specialist will be required to provide advice, education, information and training to students, staff, families, carers, on best practice behavioural interventions.

For more information about the requirements for the role, please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed, please e-mail our HR team in the first instance.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites in Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Flexible options of part time or full time / 52 weeks / term time only
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension & paid holiday (30 days per year plus bank holidays and one additional discretionary day).

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities, and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, online and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.