Vacancies

See the current vacancies available at Herefordshire Mind below.

Current Roles Available

To apply for any of the current vacancies, you will need to submit an application form, please click the button below.

Receptionist/Administrator

  • Part-time 25 Hours per week – Monday – Friday, exact working hours flexible to be agreed between the hours of 0900 – 1700 hours 
  • Pay £9.91 per hour 
  • Holiday 31 days per year pro rata 
  • Pension, Sick Pay, Cash Health Care Plan, Employee Assistance & Free DBS 
  • Receptionist & Administrator Job Description May 2022

As a receptionist, you would be the primary contact for everyone contacting Herefordshire Mind, including those experiencing emotional distress, therefore a warm, welcoming, caring and compassionate nature is essential.  

You would support Managers and other senior staff across Herefordshire Mind, over the range of reception, administrative, marketing and clerical functions. 

We're Looking For Someone With:

  • Great communication skills, including English GCSE or equivalent 
  • Evidence of a caring, compassionate and empathetic nature  
  • Good organisation and time management skills 
  • Confident user of MS Office including Outlook essential 
  • Useful if you’ve some Social media, websites or recruitment/HR systems experience – but not essential  
  • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times 
  • Good interpersonal skills, including professional telephone manner

The closing date for this position will by Midday on Thursday 26th May 2022

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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.

To apply for any of the current vacancies, you will need to submit an application form, please click the button below.

Support Worker – Community Support Team (Saturday’s only)

  • This position will be 5 hours per week 09:30 – 14:45 (includes travel time between clients), day of work will be Saturday.
  • Rate of pay – £9.71 per hour
  • Free DBS and Westfield Health
  • The base will be flexible across the county with a mileage allowance of 45p per mile
  • Job Description/Personal Specification

“Working at CST, my role is varied and dynamic, with no two days the same. It is so fulfilling and uplifting to engage with service users; working towards their hopes and ambitions.”

Do you Want to Support People With Mental Health Issues at a Pace That is Right for Them?

We are looking for a member of staff to join our small team that has several years of experience working with clients within the community.

The Community Support Team provides flexible, recovery focused support for people with mental health problems living in with community. We aim to provide people with a support package that enables them to feel safe and supported, so that they can move forward, set new goals, learn new skills and do things to enable them to live a fuller, more satisfying and independent life.

You will be working closely with service users, using a person-centred approach, to ensure individuals are always treated with dignity and respect. We are looking for someone who can be flexible and responsive to the needs of service users, as directed by their individual support plans. You will promote the service user’s self-esteem and enable them to express their preferences and make choices and decisions, so as to maximise their self-care and independent living skills. We are looking for someone who can proactively encourage clients to identify their interests and support them in accessing social, leisure, education and work activities. Overall, you will assist in monitoring service user’s mental health and general well-being.

We are open to applications from effective communicators, who can maintain a caring and responsive approach whilst delivering high standards of customer care.

Whilst working at Herefordshire Mind, there will be an opportunity to gain experience across a range of mental health fields and projects. We are flexible and accommodating employers. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to move into the field of mental health, and make invaluable links across our services.

These are the Attributes you Will Need to Succeed:

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Empathy and a non-judgmental approach
  • A self motivator, with an ability to use initiative and work independently
  • Good organisational skills
  • A willingness to learn and undertake further training
  • Good IT skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

A driving licence and use of a car is essential for this role

The closing date for this position will by Midday on Monday 9th May

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

To apply for any of the current vacancies, you will need to submit an application form, please click the button below.

Night Support Worker - The Shires

Do you Want to Support People With Mental Health Issues at a Pace That is Right for Them?

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 10 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 recognizes your contributions.

These are the Attributes you Will Need to Succeed:

  • An empathetic approach; to be caring and non-judgmental
  • A self-motivator; someone who can work independently and use their initiative
  • Good organizational 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.

To apply for any of the current vacancies, you will need to submit an application form, please click the button below.

The closing date for this position is Midday, 19th May 2022

Registered Mental Health Nurse

As a Nurse, I see Myself as a Giver of Hope

We’re looking for Registered Nurses to join our team at The Shires, a small, friendly and well-established CQC-registered care home with nursing. We’re open to applications from nurses with Adults (RGN), Mental Health (RMN) or Learning Disability (RLDN) registration. 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. You’ll also act as a named nurse for a small group of residents and maintain personal development plans, support plans, risk assessments and records.

We’re a close-knit team, working together to provide a home to 10 residents in the idyllic setting of The Shires on the outskirts of Hereford. Working here can be challenging, rewarding and also immense fun! We can offer you a comprehensive induction programme and a working environment which values and recognises your contributions.

We're Looking For Someone With:

  • Experience of working with working-age adults with severe and enduring mental health problems
  • A professional approach and awareness of maintaining boundaries
  • Confidence in their communication skills
  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Good IT skills (experience of using Microsoft Office would be an advantage)
  • The ability to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • A commitment to effective teamwork and service development

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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.

To apply for any of the current vacancies, you will need to submit an application form, please click the button below.

Bank Support Worker - Community Support Team

“Working at CST, my role is varied and dynamic, with no two days the same. It is so fulfilling and uplifting to engage with service users; working towards their hopes and ambitions.”

Do you Want to Support People With Mental Health Issues at a Pace That is Right for Them?

The Community Support Team provides flexible, recovery focused support for people with mental health problems living in with community. We aim to provide people with a support package that enables them to feel safe and supported, so that they can move forward, set new goals, learn new skills and do things to enable them to live a fuller, more satisfying and independent life.

You will be working closely with service users, using a person-centered approach, to ensure individuals are always treated with dignity and respect. We are looking for someone who can be flexible and responsive to the needs of service users, as directed by their individual support plans. You will promote the service user’s self-esteem and enable them to express their preferences and make choices and decisions, so as to maximise their self-care and independent living skills. We are looking for someone who can proactively encourage clients to identify their interests and support them in accessing social, leisure, education and work activities. Overall, you will assist in monitoring service user’s mental health and general well-being.

We are open to applications from effective communicators, who can maintain a caring and responsive approach whilst delivering high standards of customer care.

Whilst working at Herefordshire Mind, there will be an opportunity to gain experience across a range of mental health fields and projects. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to move into the field of mental health, and make invaluable links across our services.

These are the Attributes you Will Need to Succeed:

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Empathy and a non-judgmental approach
  • A self motivator, with an ability to use initiative and work independently
  • Good organisational skills
  • A willingness to learn and undertake further training
  • Good IT skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

A driving Licence and use of a car is essential for this role

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

To apply for any of the current vacancies, you will need to submit an application form, please click the button below.