Support Worker – Fordley, Annitsford
Salary: £8.30p.h. (£8.00p.h. under 25)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fordley, Annitsford
Hours: Full or part time
Full Time/Part Time permanent positions
£8.30p.h. (£8.00p.h. under 25)
Annitsford Drive, Fordley [NE23 7AP] provides a Supported Living service to 2 people on the autism spectrum with complex needs.
ESPA are looking to recruit Support Workers. It is preferred that applicants have experience of working with adults with autism, however this is not essential as full training will be provided. 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, including dealing with challenging behaviour.
- You should be willing to work as part of a team and within protocols and guidelines which are known to be effective for each person.
- You must have a high level of commitment and flexibility towards service delivery
- A level of fitness is required that enables participation in activities as part of agreed programmes
- Although not essential we are keen to recruit drivers.
All applicants must be over 21 years of age.
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
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 0191 2500160 or email@example.com 0191 2500160. For an application form please contact Helena Dobinson 0191 5165080 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for completed applications: no closing date agreed at this point. Advert will be withdrawn when successful recruitment has taken place