Residential Direct Care Staff - Orange Park, FL

Residential Direct Care Staff - Orange Park, FL

Posted: 11/20/2020 - 7:55 am

BASCA's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Northeast Florida.

Job Description: We are currently seeking an experienced Residential Direct Care Staff couple to work a 7 day on - 7 day off shift in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. Sleeping overnight in the house while on duty is required. Pay is $9.50 per hour, with automatic overtime of 16 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, vacation time, comfortable sleeping quarters while on duty, and meals and vehicle use while on duty.


  • Applicants must have at least one year of experience in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or childcare setting or at least one year working with persons with a developmental disability. - OR -Successfully completed college, vocational, or technical training equal to 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or 720 classroom hours in special education, mental health, counseling, guidance, social work, or health and rehabilitative services can substitute for the required experience.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver's license with an excellent driving record
  • Pass state and local background screenings and drug test
  • complete free APD pre-hire training online (we will provide instructions)

Duties include:
- Supervising/teaching daily living skills, providing family support and supervision.
- Coordinating and providing transportation to medical appointments, community activities, church, etc.
- Dispensing medications. Maintaining accurate inventories and record keeping.
- Maintaining accurate daily/weekly/monthly records.
- General facility supervision; including shopping, meal planning and preparation, general housekeeping, minor repairs and scheduling other maintenance. 

**Please note: House Staff are not permitted to have their children at the BASCA home while on duty. We are also a non-smoking facility, and pets are not allowed.

Please submit resume and cover letter.


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