Developmental Services of Dickson County
  • Dickson, TN, USA
  • Contract

Job Summary:

Developmental Services of Dickson County is currently recruiting Family Model Applicants to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Family Model is a service, in which, people supported reside in the applicant's home and the applicant provides their day-to-day care. Families are responsible for encouraging independence, personal care and the overall well-being of the person supported. Applicants will be responsible for completion of annual training, daily documentation and transportation of the person supported.



  • Completion of periodic training programs.
  • The employee must occasionally to frequently lift and/or move 50 to 75 pounds and maneuver a manual  wheelchair. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move residents of any weight, with assistance of a Hoyer lift or other protective equipment, and use all equipment effectively. 
  • The employee must be able to handle highly stressful situations on a day to day basis. 
  • Able to pass a drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass medication class, CPR training and First Aid training.
  • Must be able to pass a home study and own or rent a home.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Must complete or test out of Agency personal care training. 
  • Must be able to perform all duties listed in assigned Individual Service Plans. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and access to a private vehicle for day to day job performance. 



  • High school diploma or GED preferred. 
Developmental Services of Dickson County
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