Specialist Support Worker-Bank

CJP Outreach Services

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

A female support worker position is available in Leamington Spa, with a salary of £15 per hour. The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of various conditions such as autism, dyspraxia, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and PTSD, as well as Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA). The candidate must also possess a valid driving license and have access to a car. Responsibilities include providing support in daily tasks, managing challenging behaviors, and advocating for the individual. Previous experience in supporting individuals with the mentioned conditions is desirable. The position offers industry and bespoke training, career development opportunities, and flexible work patterns.

Job Description:

Female Support Worker

Location: Leamington Spa

Salary: £15 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 a compassionate and dedicated Female Support Worker to provide tailored support to a young woman living in Leamington Spa. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of autism, dyspraxia, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and PTSD, with a specific awareness of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA). The candidate must possess a valid driving license and have access to a car.


  • Allergy Awareness: Be vigilant and responsive to the individual’s allergies, ensuring a safe and supportive environment.
  • Autism Understanding: Demonstrate a deep understanding of autism, offering support to help the individual adjust to changes and navigate social situations.
  • Sensory Issues: Be sensitive to and knowledgeable about sensory issues, adapting support strategies accordingly.
  • Community Engagement: Support the individual in accessing the community, facilitating social interactions, and fostering a sense of belonging.
  • Mental Health Support: Provide support during mental health crises, offering emotional support and guidance. Knowledge and experience in managing self-harm incidents are essential.
  • Challenging Behaviour Management: Utilize de-escalation techniques to manage challenging behaviours and aggression, ensuring the safety and well-being of the individual.
  • Advocacy: Act as an advocate for the individual, ensuring their voice is heard and respected in interactions with medical professionals and other relevant parties.
  • Daily Tasks: Assist with day-to-day activities such as preparing meals, prompting hygiene practices, and maintaining a clean living environment.
  • Collaboration with Medical Professionals: Work collaboratively with medical professionals to implement and monitor care plans, providing necessary updates and feedback.


  • Previous experience in supporting individuals with autism, dyspraxia, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and PTSD is desirable.
  • Understanding of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA).
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and environments.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with a calm and composed demeanour.


  • 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
  • Flexible work patterns
  • 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: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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