Support Worker – Forest Hall

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Salary: £8.74 per hour (under 25's £8.30 per hour)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Forest Hall, Newcastle Upon Tye

Hours: Full time

Job role

ESPA is an established Charity that supports adults with Autism Spectrum Condition. Our small service in Forest Hall currently provides support for three men with ASC in their 20s and 30s to enjoy a lifestyle of their choice.

Individuals applying for the post of support worker should have a positive, encouraging attitude and be sensitive to the needs of others.

We want to recruit Support Workers to join our dynamic team who share our passion about making a real difference to individual’s lives. The successful applicant will need to be flexible in regard to shift patterns and have a good level of fitness in order to support individuals to participate in a wide range of activities.

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 for people who share our values and attitudes and can work as part of a team.  Experience of supporting people with disabilities is an advantage but not essential.  You will be offered extensive training from the day you join us and throughout your career.

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  – Friday 4th December, 2020

Closing: 12/04/2020


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