Assistant Behaviour Analyst

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We are delighted to announce the following opening on our PBS team in Cornwall, UK.  

Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA) 

As an Assistant Behaviour Analyst with Green Light’s Positive Behaviour Support Team you will apply your behaviour analytic knowledge and skills to provide high quality Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)* to the individuals with autism, learning disabilities and challenging behaviour** who are supported by Green Light, so they can experience outcomes that are meaningful to them, and enjoy a good quality of life.

As an Assistant Behaviour Analyst with Green Light you can expect to:

  • Design and deliver training supporting implementation of PBS plans. 
  • Model approaches with team to ensure fidelity of PBS plans. 
  • Monitor and evaluate PBS plans against intended outcomes. 
  • Support, training and supervision of Registered Behaviour Technician as these roles are developed. 
  • Development of behavioural leadership skills needed to become a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
  • Attend and contribute to the regular PBS workshops hosted by the PBS team and guest speakers.  
  • Receive BCBA clinical supervision and support with continued professional development, conference attendance, etc.
  • Work in an area of outstanding natural beauty

See Job Description for further details

Application Closing Date 17th May 2021

Read about the experiences of existing PBS team members:

Spencer Delf, BCBA

Mollie Salter-Prescott, Assistant Behaviour Analyst

Chloe Brindley, Behaviour Analyst Intern

Relocation Support available for successful applicant (accommodation in Newquay)   



*Challenging Behaviour – “Culturally abnormal behaviour of such an intensity, frequency or duration that the physical safety of the person or others is likely to be placed in serious jeopardy, or behaviour which is likely to seriously limit use of, or result in the person being denied access to, ordinary community facilities” (Eric Emerson, 1995).

**Positive Behaviour Support – “PBS is a person centred framework for providing long term support to people with a learning disability, and/or autism, including those with mental health conditions, who have, or may be at risk of developing, behaviours that challenge.  It is a blend of person centred values and behavioural science and uses evidence to inform decision-making.  (British Institute of Learning Disabilities, The PBS Academy, The Challenging Behaviour Foundation, Health Education England & Skills for Care, April 2017) 

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Job Type:

Full time permanent contract



Reports to:

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst


Cornwall, UK


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