Support Worker – Kenton

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

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne

Hours: 37.5 or 25

Job role

Education and Services for People with Autism Ltd (ESPA) is an established Charity that supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We are looking to recruit support staff to work in our services in Kenton, Newcastle.


Salary £8.30p.h (under 21’s £8.00p.h)

Full time 37.5hrs – 3 shifts @ 12.5hrs

Part Time 25hrs – 2 shifts @ 12.5hrs

Shift patterns: 7.45am – 8.15pm / 7.45pm – 8.15am incl. weekends/bank holidays

If you have experience of supporting adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and or Mental Health conditions this may be an exciting opportunity for you.


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. Although not essential we are keen to recruit drivers.  All applicants must be over 21 years of age.

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

For an application form please contact Helena Dobinson on 0191 5165080 or by e-mail at


Closing date for completed applications – Monday 21st October, 2019


Closing: 10/21/2019

ESPA Introduction to Autism 2
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