SL Start provides personalized services that enrich people's lives by supporting an amazing group of children and adults with developmental disabilities. We strive to be the provider of choice by personalizing our services to meet each customer's needs and preferences. And we strive to be the employer of choice by creating a positive working environment that values and releases the talent, energy and creativity of our teammates.
SL Start's Children's Programs in the Seattle and Spokane areas provide in-home and community support to children with developmental disabilities. Each child supported in the SL Start children's program has an individualized plan that is tailored to that child's unique needs and goals. Professionals assist children with basic living skills, communication, community interaction and recreation. Particular attention is paid to maintaining clean, safe, stimulating living environments, enhancing the child's self-esteem, promoting power, choice and autonomy, and teaching functional skills that are alternatives to maladaptive behavior. SL Start employees are rewarded with the experience of enriching the lives of children on a daily basis.
Provide ongoing support for children with developmental disabilities. Position involves assisting children with basic living skills, communication, community interaction, and recreation. Maintain a clean, safe, stimulating living environment, providing transportation, and supporting children to become active members of their community. Service provision focuses on maintaining or enhancing the child's self-esteem, promoting power, choice, and teaching functional skills that are alternatives to maladaptive behavior.
Provides assistance to participants in the areas of personal care, home management, meal planning shopping, and health maintenance.
Assists participants in learning basic living skills, adapting to the community environment, and establishing supportive relationships within the community.
Provides Positive Behavioral Support in home and community involvement.
Interacts with parents, case managers and the public in a positive, professional manner.
Transports and meets participants at various community locations to assist in basic living skills.
Investigates and initiates community involvement/community access opportunities for program participants.
Dresses and acts as an appropriate role model for employment demands and community involvement.
Gathers and supplies information to maintain Tailored Life Plans and satisfying all reporting requirements in an accurate and timely manner.
Promotes and practices teamwork through respectful interactions with other staff.
Must be at least 21 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.
Must have one year experience working with children.
Willingness to work a flexible, non-traditional schedule.
Have skills and abilities to work successfully with the challenging behaviors of children in care.
Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to problem solve.
Must be able to lift and/or transfer a minimum of 50 pounds.
Valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation.
Experience with Positive Behavioral Support, behavior management, and training programs helpful.
Paid time off (PTO)
A fun, creative work environment
Strong support and encouragement from upper management
If you have any questions, please contact Frank Gravelyn
13525 32nd Ave NE, Suite A Seattle, WA 98125
Tel: 206-546-6043 Fax: 206-546-6283
Email address: FGravelyn@slstart.com
** We conduct pre-employment drug screening **
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
901 N Monroe St Suite 200 Spokane, Washington 99201 509-328-2740 fax: 509-326-9207 email@example.com