Developmental Services of Dickson County
  • Cumberland Furnace, TN, USA
  • 11.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical and Retirement

The work will be in a home and in the community working with people with developmental disabilities.

Employment and Community First CHOICES can help the person with I/DD explore the possibility of working.  Services can also help people learn skills for work, find a job, and keep a job.  This could be a part-time job, a full-time job or self-employment.  Working helps people earn money, learn new skills, meet new people, and play an important role in their communities. Work can also help people stay healthy and build self-confidence.

Other services help people learn and do things at home and in the community that help people achieve their goals. If a person lives at home with their family, the services help the family support the person to become as independent as possible. Services also help people get actively involved in their communities and include peer supports for the person and for their family.

You must use your own vehicle and have liability insurance. You will be reimbursed mileage while transporting.

Requirements are:

Pass physical and drug screening
Pass a background check
Have a clean driver's license for at least 3 years
Have a high school diploma or equivalent

Below are a few things that you will incorporate in the daily work environment:

  • Assists individual in achieving their employment related goals
  • Assists in helping individual build relationships in their community
  • Works with individuals in the home and in the community
  • Assist individual with planning activities as needed
  • Gains and maintains knowledge of health and medical issues for all assigned individual(s) supported
  • Notifies appropriate supervisor of any health concerns or needs for the individual(s) supported
  • Follows all policies and procedures regarding safety in all environments
  • Required education: High school or equivalent
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