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The Arc Williamson County

Independent Support Coordinator

The Arc Williamson County


Job Summary


Coordinating services and supports for individuals enrolled in the 1915c Medicaid Waivers and for foster children enrolled in the Tennessee Strong Families Program.  All people supported in these programs have an intellectual/developmental disability.

Personal Characteristics:

  • a belief in the dignity and worth of every person and that each person has the right to determine the course of their own life.
  • the emotional maturity to accept constructive criticism.
  • the ability to maintain good personal and professional boundaries.
  • comfort in interacting with people with I/DD and their families.

Job Responsibilities

This caseload will serve two populations:  Adults in 1915c Waivers and Foster Children in the Tennessee Strong Families (TNSF) program.

For Adults in the 1915c Waivers:

  • Developing the Person-Centered Support Plan (PCSP) with the person, their family, and others who are important to the person.
  • Arranging for the provision of services as outlined in the PCSP.
  • Monitoring and reviewing the provision of waiver and non-waiver services according to the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD).
  • Assisting the person and the family at the level they need and desire.
  • Identifying and promoting the development of services needed in the community.
  • Maintaining records as required by DIDD within the Therap system.
  • Maintaining contact with the person and family as set forth by DIDD.
  • Advocate the people we support to actively participate in making their own decisions, be involved in their communities, have meaningful relationships, exercise their rights, and be valued and treated with respect and dignity.
  • Visit people at least once per month.  All employees must have a dependable car and valid insurance coverage. All people in this program live in Williamson County

Tennessee Strong Families (TNSF)–Children in DCS Custody who have I/DD

  • Determine eligibility by reviewing the information provided by BlueCare.
  • Developing a PCSP outlining a general description of the child’s needs.
  • Maintaining records in Sharepoint.
  • Making an initial visit to the foster home to complete enrollment, then one visit every 6 months after that.  Children live in Rutherford, Maury, Williamson, and Dickson Counties.
  • Monthly phone calls to foster home for monitoring.
  • Working with the DCS Case Manager and attending Child and Family Team meetings to assure service goals are aligned and to review the status of services and supports paid through the TNSF HRA Account.
  • Assist the foster family to resolve issues related to the use of the HRA debit card and reimbursement claims, including direct contact with the HRA vendor as warranted.


At least a bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience.

Must have experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Dependable transportation and insurance

Additional Information


Paid vacation/sick leave accrued monthly from the first day of employment

12 paid holidays

Extremely flexible–employee sets their own schedule.  While this job is not fully remote, we do provide a laptop and phone with hotspot capabilities, so it is possible to work from home.  Employees will still need to make home visits and come to the office for training and meetings.

.655/mile reimbursement for travel

Monthly stipend for health insurance.

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to 


  • Date Posted: August 7, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/21/2023
  • Salary Range: $45,760-$50,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week