ESPA College – Support Assistant (Social & Leisure Programme)

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

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Ashbrooke, Sunderland

Hours: Full/Part Time

Job role

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 from Tasker. Working with an experienced ESPA team, the candidates will help to develop a weekly programme of activities that meets the specific needs and interests of the young man while providing sufficient stretch and realistic challenge to support a transition into adulthood.  The ideal candidate will have had experience of supporting people with Autism, additional needs and challenging behaviour .

The programme would follow the College academic year of 38 weeks, Monday to Friday, including holidays for Christmas, Easter and a summer shutdown – Timings within each day are to be confirmed but are expected to match the current College timetable.

.Duties include:

ESPA offers all staff an excellent employment package which includes:

If you wish to be considered for this position please contact Jemma Scott, HR Advisor on 0191 5165080 to request an application form.


If you wish to discuss the position further please contact Patrick Cahill on 0191 5165080.


Closing: 07/06/2018


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