Specialised Support Worker-Bank

CJP Outreach Services

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

A care provider in Keynsham is looking for specialised support workers to provide care for a young individual with various conditions including autism, EUPD, trauma, mental health issues, disordered eating, and FND seizures. The ideal candidate should have experience in supporting individuals with these conditions and must have a full UK driving license and access to their own car. The responsibilities of the role include implementing positive behavioral support plans, providing 2:1 support, supporting during 12-hour shifts, facilitating community access, and offering crisis support when needed. The position offers industry and bespoke training, career development opportunities, and a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.

Job Description:


Specialised Support Worker

Location: Keynsham

Hours: Full Time/Part Time Positions. 

Salary: £16 per hour

Working in care is not just a job; it’s an extraordinary opportunity to be a hero in someone else’s story. Every day, care workers have the power to transform lives through compassion, dedication, and the simple act of being there for those who need it most. Whether comforting someone in their most vulnerable moments, offering a gentle touch, or providing essential support, care workers embody the essence of heroism. It’s not about grand gestures, but the small, everyday acts that make an immeasurable impact on the lives of others. 

We are currently seeking compassionate and dedicated support workers to provide specialised care to a young individual living in the Keynsham area. The ideal candidate will have experience and a genuine interest in supporting individuals with autism, Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD), trauma, mental health issues, disordered eating, and Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) seizures. The individual may occasionally require crisis support, exhibit self-harming behaviours, and may present with challenging behaviour.

A full UK driving license and access to your own car is essential for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement Positive Behavioural Support Plans:
  • Adhere to and update positive behavioural support plans as needed.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of strategies outlined in the support plans.

  • Provide 2:1 Support:
  • Offer continuous 2:1 support to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual.
  • Handle challenging behaviours with a calm and patient approach.

  • Support During 12-Hour Shifts:
  • Work 12-hour shifts, including 8-8 days and nights, providing comprehensive care.
  • Assist with activities of daily living and provide emotional support.

  • Community Access Facilitation:
  • Safely facilitate the individual’s access to the community.
  • Accompany and support outings, ensuring the individual’s safety and well-being.
  • Encourage them to pursue the activities they enjoy doing, such as keeping active or visiting close family and friends.

  • Person centred care:
  • Encourage and enable the individual to develop and maintain their independence.
  • Empower the individual to make choices about their own life, and support them by meeting their unique needs.

  • Crisis Support:
  • Be prepared to offer crisis support when required.
  • Maintain composure and effectively manage crisis situations.

  • Non-Verbal Communication:
  • Demonstrate understanding and proficiency in supporting non-verbal individuals.
  • Utilize effective communication techniques to connect with the individual.

  • Documentation and Reporting: 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of support provided, incidents, and individual progress. Generate reports as required.


  • Industry and bespoke training plan – tailored to meet the needs of the individuals you support
  • Career development and ongoing training opportunities
  • Full support and supervision
  • Mileage reimbursement – increased recently to support the recent fuel price increases
  • Rewarding opportunity to make a real difference to an individual’s life
  • Working for an outstanding CQC rated provider

The refer a friend scheme is worth £200 in total. This is split £100 after the person has worked 100 hours and then another £100 when they have passed probation (6 months usually).

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others? 

If you are ready to contribute to a supportive and dynamic team and make a difference in the lives of those we care for, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

Please contact our friendly recruitment team on  if you would like to know more about this position.

Location: Keynsham, Somerset

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