Residential Support Worker

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Salary: £8.74 p.h. (under 25 £8.30 p.h.)

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Location: Sunderland, Seaham & Houghton

Hours: 37.5

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SUPPORT WORKER – Sunderland/Seaham/Houghton Area

Salary £8.74p.h. (under 25’s £8.30p.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 our Sunderland area – could this be you?

Our main priority for this job role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.  You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent support worker.


ESPA offers all staff an excellent employment package which includes:


6 weeks paid holiday increasing to 8 weeks

   Company Pension Scheme

   Life Assurance

   Meals provided on shift

   Company sick pay scheme up to 3 months full pay

   Intensive 3 week Induction with continuous training and development

   Excellent Career Progression

   Family Friendly Policies


We are looking to appoint individuals who enjoy working with people, are caring and who want to support people with autism to enjoy a lifestyle of their choice.


These positions will require an Enhanced Disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


For an application form please contact Helena Dobinson or Danielle Lavery on 0191 5165080 or by e-mail at


Closing date for completed applications –  22nd December, 2020


Closing: 12/22/2022


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