Working for Herefordshire Mind

Thank you for thinking about joining us.  We would like to tell you why you should consider working for Herefordshire Mind:

Herefordshire Mind is part of national Mind; the leading mental health charity in England & Wales.  We are local and independent, but we have a national impact and influence.  

We have been delivering local services for over 30 years and residential nursing support for over 20 years.  

Herefordshire Mind is a values driven organisation and our staff are at the core of what we do – they really are our main asset, so attracting the right people and retaining them is of paramount importance and ensures that our clients get the best possible service.  

As a mental health organisation, we believe that promoting the wellbeing of our workforce is non-negotiable.  We pride ourselves on being: 

  • Open, transparent and inclusive – we involve staff in the design and development of our organisation, we are all equal stakeholders.  
  • Flexible – we recognise the important of flexibility, particularly for parents and carers. 
  • Fun – we believe that by working in an environment which is fun and creative, we can achieve more.  
  • Life-changing – working for us, you will really be able to see the difference you make to people’s lives

We offer:

  • A comprehensive induction and training programme to enable you to develop and use skills, knowledge and experience in the most effective way. 
  • Supervision and Annual Appraisal 
  • Opportunities to develop & grow
  • A working environment which values, recognises and rewards your contribution/involvement. 
  • Westfield Heath Care Plan - an insurance product that gives you money back towards your healthcare bills.
  • A confidential 24/7 telephone support service to aid your wellbeing.  
  • Good annual leave entitlement 23 days rising to 28 days (not including bank holidays)

Herefordshire Mind is committed to equal opportunities. It is our aim to actively encourage diversity in order that our staff complement our client group. We will not discriminate on grounds of national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, appearance or mental status.

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Our current vacancies can be found below:

Registered Mental Health Nurses

28,000 - 30,000

Shifts across 24 hours and 7 days

Hours available at The Shires: 

33 hours (part-time - 3 shifts per week) or Bank (as required)

Hours available at Miller Court: 

38.5 hours (full time - 3 shifts one week, 4 the next), part-time (terms as full-time, pro-rata salary - please specify a number of shifts per week when applying) or Bank (as required)

We are looking for Nurses who will enable a structured and caring environment for men and women with severe, enduring mental illness and mild learning disability on their journey of ‘recovery’.

The successful applicants will help to create an environment conducive to the care, support and management of individuals with enduring mental health needs. They will also be responsible for assessing risk, personal development planning and direct work with clients.

We can offer you a competitive salary, a staff benefits package and career development and training. 

The successful applicants will be qualified RNMHs with the following:

  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Experience of support planning and risk assessing
  • A professional approach and awareness of maintaining boundaries
  • Confidence in their communication skills
  • The ability to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Commitment to effective teamwork and service development

These posts will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate

To apply for these posts:

Using the guidance and job description (see below), complete the application form and equal opportunities form.

Email completed forms to or post to the address stated on the application form.

Job descriptions: Shires - Shires Bank - Miller Court - Miller Court Bank

For informal enquiries:

The Shires - Tina Arrowsmith - 01432 271785

Miller Court - Abdul Okoro or Sheila Morgan - 07867 001588

Bank Support Workers


8 per hour
Flexible hours

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our dedicated support teams and deliver the highest standard of personalised care and support. We have roles available with the Community Support Team, The Shires and Miller Court.

We can offer you a comprehensive induction and training programme, opportunities to grow and develop, staff benefits and an open, inclusive working environment which recognises and values your contribution.

The successful applicants will need to have the following:

  • Awareness of mental health issues
  • Good communication and organisation skills
  • An empathetic and non-judgemental approach
  • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Willingness to learn and to undergo further training in line with service requirements
These posts will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate

To apply for these posts:

Using the guidance and job description (see below), complete the application form and equal opportunities form. Please ensure that you specify which service you are applying to on your application.

Email completed forms to or post to the address stated on the application form.

Job descriptions: CST - The Shires - Miller Court

Herefordshire Mind is an equal opportunities employer

Registered Charity No:  701260

Contact Us

Herefordshire Mind
130-132 Widemarsh Street
Heffernan House

01432 271643