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Support Worker

Make a difference in the world!

Do you want to help people with learning disabilities experience life to the fullest and gain a real sense of accomplishment at the end of each day, by knowing you have made a real difference to the life of the people we support?

We recognise that our staff are our greatest asset.

We have worked long and hard with all our staff teams to create a set of values that all our staff are committed to, which involves being passionate, committed, respectful to each other and being willing to reflect and continuously learn and improve.

Our existing teams are simply the best in the North East, and they want people aligning with Ashown’s values to join them.

Please watch our short video series at and if you like what we see, then we would love to welcome you to the Ashdown family.

Come and work with highly motivated teams, and efficient, knowledgeable, and approachable managers.

You will be supported with your physical, personal, and mental health challenges whilst being assigned interesting and challenging work to help you grow, develop, and live the best possible version of yourself.

You will be respected, listened to, and recognised for your efforts.

Ashdown is a family run company with an excellent reputation, and we intend to maintain and strengthen this as we move forward into the future by only employing great staff.

This is why we believe we are the best company in the North East to work for.

Contracted hours: Averaging 33 hours + 2.3 sleep-ins a week 

Bank positions also available

Salary: £27,500 per annum (pro rata)

The person who you will be supporting:

  • The service user likes to spend time outdoors and in the community.
  • The service user loves trips into the community and going for walks
  • The service user displays challenging behaviour

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Positive, enthusiastic with a great attitude.
  • Outgoing and passionate about improving the service user’s quality of life.
  • Knowledge of positive behaviour support.
  • Proactive and motivated to look for new activities and experiences for the people we support.
  • Someone who is open to learning new skills.
  • Comfortable with personal care

Company perks:

  • Paid mandatory and ongoing career development training.
  • Genuine progression opportunities.
  • Chances to spin our WOW-Wheel (staff spin the wheel to win prizes)
  • Flexibility around family commitments.
  • Refer-a-friend bonus!
  • Loyalty bonuses.

Apply now if you are passionate about making a difference and we will be in touch!


*Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9