Ashleigh – Residential Learning Support

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

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Gosforth, Newcastle

Job role

ESPA is an established Charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We are looking to recruit the following staff to work in our College Residential service based in Gosforth, Newcastle.

The position requires staff to be able to work days, shifts, night shifts and weekends including bank holidays when required.

We have a range of full & part-time contracts across all grades. If you have experience of supporting people with Autism, Learning Disabilities and or Mental Health conditions we are very interested in hearing from you. Experience is not necessary for a grade 1 application, as a comprehensive training, induction and support package is provided for all new staff, regardless of grade, to the right candidates who possess a willingness to learn and become an important part of a dynamic team.

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 essentially looking to appoint individuals who enjoy working with a diverse range of people, are caring and who want to support people with autism to enjoy a lifestyle of their choice whilst helping them to achieve their social, educational and independence goals. Although not essential we are keen to recruit drivers.  All applicants must be over 21 years of age.

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

For an application form please contact Jemma Scott on 0191 5165080 or by e-mail at



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