Support Worker – Fordley, Annitsford

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

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fordley, Annitsford

Hours: Full or part time

Job role

Support Worker

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.

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 0191 2500160 or 0191 2500160. For an application form please contact Helena Dobinson 0191 5165080

Closing date for completed applications: no closing date agreed at this point. Advert will be withdrawn when successful recruitment has taken place


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