Job Opportunities

Herefordshire Mind employs around 50 full-time, part-time and bank working staff in a variety of employment settings: from residential nursing care to community support we offer a wide range of roles and career paths. Please see below for our current vacancies.

Training and Development

We believe that good people management is essential. All staff undergo a comprehensive induction and training programme to enable them to develop and deploy their skills, knowledge and experience in the most effective way. The programme of induction, probation, supervision and appraisal ensures that people are effectively supervised and developed. Our staff are at the core of our business – they really are our main asset – so attracting the right recruits and retaining them is of paramount importance and ensures that our clients get the best possible service.

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.

Our current vacancies can be found below:

Temporary Registered Nurse

The Shires, Hereford
 
1 year fixed term contract
£21,145 per annum
33 hours, flexible across 24 hour and 7 day rota

 

The successful applicant will provide support, guidance and advice to the staff team, and 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 residents. 

The successful applicant will need to have the following:

·    Experience of support planning and risk assessing

·    A professional approach and awareness of maintaining boundaries

·    Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

·    Confidence in their communication skills

·    The ability to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy

·    Commitment to effective teamwork and service development

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate


Download the application pack here:

Closing date for completed applications:

Friday 26th August at 5pm


For informal discussions about this post:

Tina Arrowsmith - Residential Manager - 01432 271785


Send completed applications to:

mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk


Temporary Support Worker

The Shires, Hereford

3 month fixed term contract
£16,060 per annum (pro rata)
38.5 hours, worked as 3 night shifts one week and 4 the next, flexible across 7 day rota

 

Herefordshire Mind is a long established charity affiliated to National Mind. The Shires is a unique residential nursing support environment for individuals with enduring mental health needs.

We are seeking a committed individual to work both independently and in collaboration with the staff team and other professionals to ensure that the highest standard of personalised care and support is provided to all residents.

The successful applicant will need to have the following:

· Awareness of mental health issues

· Good communication skills

· Self-motivation and the ability to use their own initiative

· An empathetic, caring and non-judgemental approach

· Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

· Full driving licence

 

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate


Download the application pack here:

Closing date for completed applications:

Friday 26th August at 5pm


For informal discussions about this post:

Tina Arrowsmith - Residential Manager - 01432 271785


Send completed applications to:

mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk

Recovery Support Worker

Miller Court, Hereford
 
£16,060 rising to £16,562 per annum
38.5 hours
 Shifts across 24 hours and a 7 day rota

 

We are opening a new purpose built 14-bedroom mental health recovery facility in Hereford. We are looking for a Support Worker 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’.

We need a committed individual, who can work both independently and in collaboration with the staff team and other professionals, to ensure that the highest standard of personalised care and support is provided to all clients.

The successful applicant will need to have the following:

·Diploma Level 2 in Mental Health and Social Care, or equivalent

·Awareness of mental health issues

·Good communication skills

·Self-motivation and the ability to use their own initiative

·An empathetic, caring and non-judgemental approach

·Discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

      ·Full driving licence (desirable)


This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate

Download the application pack here:

Closing date for completed applications:

Friday 26th August at 5pm


For informal discussions about this post:

Keith Woodall - Interim Operations Manager - 07720 292141


Send completed applications to:

mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk

Registered Home Manager

Miller Court, Hereford

 
£33,000 rising to £38,000 per annum
38.5 hours per week

We are opening a new purpose built 14-bedroom mental health recovery facility in Hereford. We are looking for a Manager 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 postholder will effectively manage the nursing facility and support provided to Herefordshire Mind’s clients, enabling them to develop themselves and to lead their lives independently.  S/he will also ensure compliance with the regulatory framework, act as Registered Manager, ensure the home operates effectively and maintain full occupancy.

The criteria for the successful applicant is as follows:

  • A RNMH qualified nurse with NMC registration
  • Previous experience of working at a management level in a residential nursing setting
  • Able to lead and motivate others
  • Able to plan, co-ordinate and work under pressure, whilst remaining professional
  • Experience of budget management and able to participate in budget setting
  • Able to work shifts over a 24-hour, 7-day a week working pattern, including bank holidays and to carry out on-call as required.
  • Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 4, or equivalent (desirable)

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate

Download the application pack here:

Closing date for completed applications:

Friday 26th August at 5pm


For informal discussions about this post:

Keith Woodall - Interim Operations Manager - 07720 292141


Send completed applications to:

mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk


Herefordshire Mind is an equal opportunities employer

Registered Charity No: 701260

Contact Us

Herefordshire Mind
130-132 Widemarsh Street
Heffernan House
Hereford
HR4 9HN

01432 271643 or 278569
info@herefordshire-mind.org.uk
 

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