ESPA’s Domiciliary Agency – Support Workers (full/part time) East Rainton

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Contract Type: permanent

Location: Houghton Le Spring

Job role

SUPPORT WORKERS (full and part time)

Over 25’s £7.85 per hour/£15,308 per annum pro rata

Under 25’s £7.40 per hour/£14,430 per annum pro rata

Sleep in Allowance £62.30

 ESPA Agency are looking to recruit to an Independent Supported Living Service at East Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring where we support a man with autism, learning disability and epilepsy.

ESPA will provide a comprehensive 3 week induction training package at the point of recruitment, for external applicants.

We would be keen to meet candidates that are interested in working as part of a team in a small service, providing support within an individualised programme.

It is essential that all applicants are willing to provide sensitive support in regard to T’s known patterns of challenging behaviour when they occur. The service opened mid-June 2018 and T is experiencing a very settled transition whilst establishing himself comfortably in his new home.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of ASD and associated conditions. We are looking for candidates who enjoy walking regularly and preferably (but not essential) drivers.

In addition to the above, all candidates would need to have qualifications and experience relevant to the role and would be required to work a flexible shift pattern in order to meet service needs.

ESPA offers all staff an excellent employment package which includes:

Please refer to job specification for more details on the responsibilities within the role.

Terms and conditions regarding annual leave entitlement/bank holidays would remain the same as they are for all ESPA employees currently.

Please contact Kayleigh Plummer on 0191 5844585/07927568055 or Clare Wheatley on 0191 5165080 for more information about the role or to discuss informally, or Jemma Scott for an application form on 0191 5165080


Closing date for completed applications: no closing date agreed at this point. Advert will be withdrawn when successful recruitment has taken place


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