Community Support Specialist
SL Start 23 reviews - Grandview, WA

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The Community Support Specialist assists individuals with basic living skills, communication, community interaction and recreation. Focus is on maintaining a clean, safe, stimulating living environment, providing transportation and supporting individuals to become active members of their communities.

Job Duties:
  • Assist persons in learning basic living skills, adapting to the community environment and establishing supportive relationships within the community
  • Assist persons in areas of personal care, home management, meal planning, shopping and health maintenance
  • Provide Positive Behavioral Support in employment and community involvement
  • Interact with parents, case managers and the public in a positive, professional manner
  • Transport and meet persons supported at various community locations
  • Maintain Individual Plans and satisfy all reporting requirements
  • Promote and practice teamwork through respectful interactions with other staff
  • Awake-night positions available.

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to satisfy a background check and drug screen
  • Valid driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds of unbalanced weight
  • Experience with Positive Behavioral Support, behavior management and training programs desired but not required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish work priorities and work independently
  • Ability to train and foster skills development with participants
  • Willingness to work a flexible, non-traditional schedule
  • A strong desire to enrich lives

We Offer:
  • A fun, creative work environment
  • Paid Training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Strong support and encouragement from upper management
  • Supplemental Insurance products including Critical Illness and Accidental Injury (all employees 20 hours or more)

About this company
23 reviews