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.

If you don’t see the right role for you right now, please keep checking as we regularly update our vacancies.

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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Support Worker – Forest Hall

Salary: £8.30.p.h. (under 25's £8.00/p.h.)

Salary £8.30p.h. (under 25’s £8.00p.h) ESPA is an established Charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Condition. The ESPA service in Forest Hall can provide support for up to six individuals with ASC; individuals applying for the post of support worker should have a positive, encouraging attitude and be sensitive to the needs of others.…

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Support Worker – Ashleigh

Salary: 8.30p.h (under 25's £8.00p.h)

Ashleigh, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a residential service for young people with autism awarded ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission? Ashleigh supports young autistic people to enjoy a lifestyle of their choice. We want to recruit Support Workers to join our dynamic team who share…

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Senior Support Worker – Annitsford

Salary: £18,380 per annum

Annitsford Drive, Fordley Newcastle provides Independent Supported Living Services to people on the autism spectrum with complex needs. ESPA are looking to recruit a full-time Senior Support Worker who has knowledge and experience of working with adults with autism. You must have a mature and compassionate attitude towards working with people who challenge services. Knowledge…

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Speech and Language Therapist

Band 5-6 depending on experience (full time or part time considered) ESPA is a charity that supports individuals on the Autism Spectrum across college, residential and domiciliary services. The successful applicant will be working with individuals both in college and long term residential services, as part of a supportive Multi-disciplinary Team. Applications from Newly Qualified…

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Domiciliary Agency – Support Worker

Salary: Under 25's £8.00 per hour, Over 25's £8.71 per hour

FULL TIME & PART TIME Sleep in Allowance £50.00 ESPA Domiciliary Service continues to develop a range of support services for individuals with ASD across the North East. We take pride in offering a high standard of quality person centred support to individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated conditions. We are currently seeking…

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College Counsellor

Salary: £10.67 per hour

Education and Services for People with Autism (ESPA) is an established Charity that provides Residential, Education and Domiciliary provision for Adults across the Autism Spectrum. We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Counsellor to work into the Educational Services provided by this outstanding specialist Charity. The right candidate will be fortunate…

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ESPA College – Numeracy Tutor (Sunderland, Newcastle & Middlesbrough)

Salary: £18,554p.a.

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), Newcastle (North Rye) and Sunderland (Tasker and South Hill). …

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Ashleigh – Residential Learning Support

Salary: £8.30p.h. (under 25s £8.00p.h)

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. The position requires staff to be able to work days, shifts, night shifts and weekends including bank holidays when required. We have a range…

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Residential Support Worker

Salary: £8.30p.h. (under 25s £8.00p.h)

ESPA is an established Charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We want to recruit some great new support workers; people with the right values and behaviours to work in our residential services in Sunderland, Seaham and Houghton – could this be you? Our main priority for this job role is to find people…

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Burnfoot Court – Support Worker

Salary: £8.30p.h (under 21's £8.00p.h)

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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