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Bank Support Worker - The Shires 

8.97-9.12 per hour  

Flexible working patter over 24 hour and 7 day rota, shifts are 12 hours long

Want a role with meaning? Apply to be a Support Worker!   

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Herefordshire Mind as a Support Worker at The Shires. You will be working in a small, friendly, and well-established CQC-registered care home with nursing. We’re open to applications from individuals who have a NVQ/Diploma Level 2 or 3 in Mental Health and Social Care, or who are willing to undertake further training to meet this criteria.You’ll be helping to create an environment suitable for the care, support and management of working-age adults with severe and enduring mental health problems.  

Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a mental health supportive environment, but we are accepting applications from anyone who has an awareness of mental health issues. Overall, we are looking for people with a positive outlook, who can make a valuable contribution to our service.  

We're an encouraging and empathetic team. Our aim is to provide a warm and friendly home for our 11 residents, based in the beautiful county of Herefordshire. The role requires a key communicator, ready for a challenge! You will find heaps of fulfillment, and gain a real sense of community working at The Shires. As a local mental health charity, we offer a comprehensive induction programme and a working environment which values and recognises your contributions.   

These are the attributes you will need to succeed:


  • An empathetic approach; to be caring and non-judgemental
  • A self-motivator; someone who can work independently and use their initiative 
  • Good organisational skills
  • Being a team-player with an eagerness to learn
  • Understanding, patience, tolerance
  • The ability to display discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check 

Applications close: 25th October 2021

Under current guidance to work in a care home in England from 11th November 2021 the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 unless clinically exempt.

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Herefordshire Mind
130-132 Widemarsh Street
Heffernan House

01432 271643

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