Team Leader

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Salary: £22,855 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Annitsford, Cramlington

Hours: Full time

Job role

Annitsford Drive, Fordley [NE23 7AP] is a Supported Living service providing support to 2 young men on the autism spectrum with complex needs. It is expected that a third person will move into the property in the near future.

ESPA are looking to recruit a Team Leader. Applicants will need to be experienced in delivering services of excellence to adults with autism and complex needs. You must have a mature, confident and compassionate attitude towards working with people who challenge services.  Knowledge and experience of positive behavioural approaches is essential as is the ability to model best practice in all aspects of your work when responding to challenging behaviour. Experience of managing a staff team or supervisory experience at a more senior level is also essential, as is a proactive approach to all matters relating to the delivery of an efficient and responsive service.



ESPA offers all staff an excellent employment package which includes:

6 weeks paid holiday increasing to 8 weeks

Company Pension Scheme/Life Assurance

Company sick pay scheme up to 3 months full pay

Intensive Induction with continuous training and development

Excellent Career Progression

Family Friendly Policies


This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an application form please contact Danielle Lavery, HR Advisor by telephone on 0191 5165080 or by email:

For an informal chat about this position please contact Clare Wheatley on 07730817908/0191 5165080 or to make an enquiry contact on

Closing: 12/10/2021


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