Clinical Services Lead – BCBA-D

Irabina is at the cutting edge of service delivery for children and young people with autism. We are the largest autism centre in Australia and offer research and evidence-based support, intervention services, education and training programs. Irabina is a family centred practice and we exist to advocate for children and young people with autism.

We believe that our staff at Irabina are as unique and special as the kids and young people that we provide support for. It’s our ability to attract talented and committed people that will dictate our ability to change the lives of young people with autism and their families and transform autism for future generations.

We know that to excel professionally, you need to be taken care of personally, and we promise an environment and experience that delivers on both. This is also a promise to our families to attract, retain and surround them with highly skilled expert staff that feels valued, supported and excited to come to work.



  • We come to work and change the lives of young people and their families.
  • We run market leading, innovative programs that no other autism centre in Australia runs.
  • We provide a setting where you will feel supported, and have access to some of the most specialised support network available.
  • We offer great salaries with access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program. (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free). Never heard of it? Check it out here
  • We are a highly respected and established team, where you will be treated as an equal and be respected.
  • In working with us, you will be provided with guidance and structure. Mentoring and professional development will also be provided.
  • A great work / life balance is also provided, own your calendar and dictate when you work.

We have developed Australia’s first Autism Behaviour Clinic which is now operating and experiencing rapid expansion. In this role, you will provide expert consultation and primary clinical behaviour support and intervention for children and young people with Autism and/or associated conditions who have complex support needs as well as organising and maintaining a data collection and statistical analysis system for the program. You will assist with research activities and complete departmental duties as needed. You will work closely with the Behavioural Services Manager to achieve the desire departmental outcomes.

As a BCBA-D, you will be coordinating a range of programs aimed to support children and young people with disabilities presenting with Severe Behaviours of Concern and moderate to severe feeding disorders. You will have the opportunity to work across a number of programs with a trans-disciplinary team of clinicians and specialists supporting the development and implementation of behavioural programs.

Irabina offers training and assistance to employees in attaining the knowledge and experience required.  We are a not-for-profit organisation with a cohort of more than 100 highly skilled staff and offer generous salary packaging and an Employee Assistance Program, as well as a beautiful therapy dog called Muffin to welcome you to work every day!



Assist and advise the Behavioural Services Manager in matters pertaining to the delivery of Behavioural services at Irabina

  • Support coordination and clinical management of behavioural services
  • Lead and develop “Learning and Development” amongst Irabina’s Behavioural Services Clinical Staff
  • Assist and advise the Behavioural Services Manager in the delivery of Behavioural Services at Irabina
  • Provide high-level clinical leadership
  • Lead and develop behavioural treatment and assessment protocols at Irabina
  • Provide support to the Behavioural Services Manager in strategic planning, development and maintenance professional services within Behavioural Services at Irabina
  • Work closely with the Behavioural Services Manager to maintain a cohesive working environment



  • Doctoral Degree in Behaviour Analysis, Psychology, Education, or equivalent fields
  • Must be a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst registered with the Board
  • Must be able to obtain and International Police Record check – with no restrictions on the ability to obtain oversea visas

This is your chance to be part of an organisation changing family’s lives and affecting genuine change in how autism is treated in Australia. A unique role with a unique organisation.

To apply for this role please provide your resume (word format) with an accompanying cover letter, or for further information or a confidential discussion please contact the People and Culture Team on +61 3 9720 1118 or People&[email protected]

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