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:

Director of Operations

Hereford

40,000 per annum 
37 hours per week

Terms of Employment

A new and exciting role has been created to support the Chief Executive as the organisation embarks on a new strategy and aims to develop and grow. 

The Director of Operations will be responsible for overseeing all elements of operational activity within a designated number of services, and will assist in the development of new, innovative and user-focussed services which promote and value empowerment, recovery, equality and diversity.

As part of the role, the postholder will also be the Registered Manager of the new recovery facility, Miller Court, enabling clients to develop themselves and to lead their lives independently.

The person will need to have the following:

  • Experience of operating at a senior management level, ideally within the mental health sector and with experience of meeting CQC requirements
  • A relevant management qualification, or extensive experience
  • The ability to plan, co-ordinate and work under pressure
  • The ability to lead and motivate others
  • Excellent networking skills and ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a range of professionals
  • Experience of budget management
  • Good computer skills
  • The ability to work flexibly, to drive and be part of an on-call system
  • Commitment to supporting clients on their pathway to independence and wellbeing

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate

Closing date for applications:

Friday 14th July at 5pm

To apply for this position:

Using the guidance and job description, complete the application form and equal opportunities form.

Email completed forms to mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk or post to the address stated on the application form.

Recovery Support Worker

The Shires, Hereford

16,060 per annum

38.5 hours, worked as 3 shifts one week and 4 the next, flexible across 24 hour / 7 day rota

Bank work also available

Terms of Employment: 38.5 hours / Bank

Herefordshire Mind is an established charity, affiliated to national Mind, which provides quality support, raises awareness and promotes understanding about mental health issues. The Shires is a residential nursing support environment for people with enduring mental health needs.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our dedicated team and deliver the highest standard of personalised care and support. The successful applicant will ensure that all service users are seen as individuals, treated with dignity and respect and involved in all discussions about their care, treatment and support.

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

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

Closing date for applications:

Friday 30th June at 5pm

To apply for this position:

Using the guidance and job description, complete the application form and equal opportunities form.

Email completed forms to mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk or post to the address stated on the application form.

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Hereford 

Salary up to c30,000, 1000 Golden Hello* plus benefits
Part-time and flexible hours considered

We are looking for a Nurse 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 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 clients.

We can offer you a competitive salary, support in gaining a mentoring qualification and/or return to nursing, staff benefits package and good career development and training. There is an additional payment of 1,000* as a Golden Hello for joining us. *Terms and Conditions apply.

The successful applicant will be a qualified RNMH 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
  • Able to work over 24 hours and 7 days a week according to the rota

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate


To apply for this position:

Using the guidance and job description, complete the application form and equal opportunities form.

Email completed forms to mainoffice@herefordshire-mind.org.uk or post to the address stated on the application form.

For informal discussions about this post:

Contact Sheila Morgan on 01432 808165

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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