Support Worker – Weekends

CJP Outreach Services

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

A support worker position is available in Bath, with a salary of £16 per hour. The role involves providing personalized care and assistance to a young man with autism and ADHD. Responsibilities include offering companionship, emotional support, and facilitating community engagement. The successful candidate should have an understanding of sensory issues and triggers, as well as a focus on the individual’s interests in animals and staying active. The position requires availability for full weekends. Benefits include industry and bespoke training, career development opportunities, mileage reimbursement, and flexible work patterns.

Job Description:

Support Worker

Location: Bath

Salary: £16 per hour

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Support Companion to provide personalized care and assistance to a young man with autism and ADHD in the Bath area. The successful candidate will play a vital role in offering companionship, reassurance, and emotional support, while facilitating community engagement, fostering independence, and understanding sensory issues and triggers. This fulfilling position involves supporting the individual in pursuing his interests, particularly in animals and staying active. The role requires availability for full weekends, from Friday to Monday.

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. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Companionship and Emotional Support:
  • Build a strong rapport with the individual to establish a trusting and supportive relationship.
  • Provide companionship, reassurance, and emotional support tailored to his unique needs.

  • Community Access:
  • Enable the individual to engage with the community, fostering social interactions and inclusivity.
  • Accompany him on outings and activities, ensuring a positive and enriching experience.

  • Independence Support:
  • Encourage and empower the individual to make independent choices and decisions.
  • Provide assistance when needed, promoting self-sufficiency and autonomy.

  • Sensory Awareness:
  • Develop an understanding of sensory issues and triggers specific to the individual.
  • Create a sensory-friendly environment and employ strategies to minimize potential challenges.

  • Interest-Based Support:
  • Support the pursuit of the individual’s interests, with a particular focus on animals and outdoor activities.
  • Facilitate access to activities that align with his passions and hobbies.

  • Physical Activity:
  • Encourage and engage in physical activities to promote a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Collaborate with the individual to identify and participate in activities that align with his preferences.


  • 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: Upper Swainswick Bath, Somerset

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