Current Vacancies

Working at ESPA is more than just a job! Take a look at all of our current vacancies and simply click on a job title to view further information and apply.

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We are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. All applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria on the person specification will be interviewed.

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Residential Support Workers

Salary: £15,308 (under 25's £14,430)

ESPA is an established charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We want to recruit new staff to join our friendly and committed staff teams in our residential services in Sunderland, Seaham and Houghton. ESPA offers all staff an excellent employment package which includes:   6 weeks paid holiday increasing to 8 weeks Company…

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ESPA College – Support Assistant (Social & Leisure Programme)

Salary: £14,430 (under 25's) or £15,308

Full/Part time to be considered Based in Tasker – Sunderland This is an exciting new opportunity to work as part of a small team of 3 to support a complex and sometimes challenging ESPA College leaver. You would be helping to support and develop a bespoke social and leisure programme, with an allocated vehicle based…

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ESPA College – Numeracy Tutor

Salary: £18,554.00p.a.

Sunderland & Middlesbrough ESPA College caters for young people with an Autism Spectrum Condition between the ages of 16-25. The young people attending ESPA College usually follow courses from pre-entry level to level 2. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible individual to work in teams at Middlesbrough (Myplace) and Sunderland (Tasker and South Hill).…

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Learning Support Assistant – Sunderland & Middlesbrough

Salary: £15,308p.a. (under 25's £14,430p.a.)

South Hill/ Tasker – Sunderland Myplace – Middlesbrough This is an exciting new opportunity for an individual to support people with autism in an educational setting. Working with an experienced ESPA team the candidate will help to shape the future of young people with autism. The ideal candidate will have had experience of supporting people…

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Burnfoot Court (Kenton, Newcastle) – Support Worker

Salary: £15,951.00p.a. (under 25’s £14,430.00p.a)

ESPA is an established charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  We are looking to recruit support staff to work in our new services within Kenton, Newcastle. We have a range of full, part-time and flexible working hour contracts.  If you have experience of supporting adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and or Mental Health…

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Residential Learning Support Assistant – Ashleigh

Salary: £15,308.00 (Under 25's £14,430.00)

ESPA is an established Charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We are looking to recruit the following staff to work in our College Residential service based in Gosforth, Newcastle. Residential Learning Support Assistant: Salary £15,308.00p.a. (under 25’s £14,430.00p.a) The position requires staff to be able to work days, shifts, night shifts and weekends…

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Support Workers

Full & Part Time £15,308 (under 25’s £14,430) Sleep in Allowance £55.75 ESPA Domiciliary Agency will be providing an Independent Supported Living Service at East Rainton DH5 area of Houghton-le-Spring to a young man with autism, learning disability and epilepsy. ESPA will provide a comprehensive 3 week induction training package at the point of recruitment.…

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Support Worker – Domiciliary Agency (North Tyneside)

Salary: £15,308.00p.a. (Under 25's £14,430.00p.a.)

SUPPORT WORKER VACANCIES Sleep In Allowance £55.75 ESPA Domiciliary Agency will be opening an Independent Supported Living Service in the NE23 area of North Tyneside [Annitsford, Cramlington] for two young men, with a third young man joining the service at a later date. We would be very keen to meet candidates that are interested in…

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