Support Worker – The Shires

  • Provider: Herefordshire Mind
  • Location: Hereford
  • Position type: Ongoing, Permanent
  • Salary: £9.71 Per Hour
  • Hours: Shift Pattern and Working Hours Flexible/Negotiable

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Herefordshire Mind as a Support Worker at The Shires. 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 fulfilment, 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.

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 an NVQ/Diploma Level 2 or 3 in Mental Health and Social Care, or who are willing to undertake further training to meet these 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.



  • 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


Benefits include

Some of the benefits of working with us include, casual dress, free onsite parking and pension scheme.

Free DBS and Westfield Health


Staff benefits

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


Click on the button below to visit the Herefordshire Mind website or get in touch with them on:

01432 271643
09:30 – 14:30