Support Worker – Forest Hall

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

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Hours: Full time

Job role

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. 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.

Our main priority for this job role is to find people with the right values and attitude; individuals who are caring and compassionate. 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 Danielle Lavery on 0191 5165080 or by e-mail at

Closing date for completed applications – Friday 2nd August 2019

Closing: 08/02/2019


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