Job Description

The Arc Tampa Bay, one of The Suncoast Region's largest providers of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, wants you on their team!

We are seeking weekend staff to care for persons with developmental disabilities in one of our numerous group home settings. Each home is uniquely constructed to care for a specific disability, offering an ideal environment for each resident. Direct Care Staff are needed to maintain the security and quality of life of residents. Other responsibilities include: 

  • cleaning
  • cooking
  • toileting/changing/hygiene assistance
  •  med pass
  • transportation, etc...
  • treating consumers with dignity and respect in all aspects of care providing

Shifts are full time.   Weekend day hours or weekend overnight awake hours are avaialble.

We have weekend shift differential!

$.50 to $1.00 more per hour!

If you desire personal satisfaction by helping those in need and enhancing the dignity and independence of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Arc Tampa Bay wants you to apply for this opportunity today! Employees MUST be able to commit to a full time shift, as well as have availability for required trainings:



Skills / Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Florida Driver License
  • At least 21 years of age per insurance requirement
  • 1 year of related experienced preferred but not required of all positions
  • Local & Federal Background checks (company paid)
  • Pre employment, post accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screen in accordance with The Florida Drug Free Work Place Policy (company paid)
  • Availability for 70 hours of paid, weekday/daytime training over 30 to 45 days
  • Availability for monthly daytime meetings and quarterly daytime in service
  • Patience, compassion, dedication, reliability!!!!

Important Notes

We value our dedicated team of employees by offering a comprehensive benefits package. As a Direct Care Staff, you will enjoy:

  • Medical and Dental insurance at NO cost to employee
  • Low cost vision insurance
  • Free gym membership
  • Tax ­Sheltered retirement plan with employer match up $.75 on the dollar, up to 4% of annual salary, after 1 year of employment
  • Life Insurance at  no cost to employee
  • Full-time, steady schedule with a variety of shifts and locations to choose from
  • Large, stable organization with opportunities for growth

Application Instructions

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