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Mental Health Support Worker/Enabler


  • Various hours
  • 2024-08-20
  • £20,280 - £26,000 a year
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 180624-36478

Do you enjoy supporting adults with challenging behaviours and complex mental health needs? Do you have excellent communication skills that would enable you to work within a challenging all-female environment that constantly strives to provide the best possible experience for those we care for? If so, this could be the role for you.

You will be working in a domestic property within the community, helping to support female adults with complex mental health needs live the best lives they can. You will be able to work individually and as part of a team to help our clients to achieve their goals and live as independently as possible.

The successful applicant will demonstrate care, compassion and an understanding of the needs of people who suffer with mental illness. It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. This career path is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they could not do last week because of you.

Passmore Care Services is a high quality and longstanding enabling service providing accommodation and quality support for adults in Exeter and the surrounding areas. Our vision is being recognised as the leading provider of enabling services contributing the most to the needs and aspirations of our service users.

Here is a selection of recent feedback received about our service:

‘Hey in a meeting and everyone is saying how great your service is’

‘She has done well and a big thank you to you and your team for all your hard work’

‘That’s really good news L and thank you to you and the team for offering such good support, this is a very good outcome and gives us hope when working with others who may challenge in the same way’

‘Just thought I would say thank you for your support today, I’m sure we wouldn’t have managed it without you being there’

‘I am so very impressed with the interactions and support we get from yourself in relation to G, thank you so much.  It got me thinking about other clients that could use help, how do we refer.  Keep up the amazing work’

‘I would like to thank you and your staff for the support provided to I, your staff combined with the flexible approach meant that the support was sustained for longer than any other previous providers’

We are offering:

  • Permanent contracts
  • No personal care required to be delivered to clients
  • Encouragement and support to progress within our organisation
  • Paid holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour support line
  • A Workplace pension scheme (with employer contributions)
  • Training, including study for Health & Social Care diplomas and Apprenticeships at various levels in partnership with Exeter College
  • Regular supervision and appraisal
  • Enhanced DBS Application paid for by us
  • Refer a friend scheme – Earn extra by referring a friend (T&Cs apply)
  • Mileage paid at 45p per mile

Travel expenses details:

mileage paid at 45p per mile.

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:


Essential details:

Previous experience of working with challenging behaviours and complex mental health needs is desirable

Applicants must be 18 years old or over

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: Strongly benchmarked in the sector. Negotiable

We regret to inform you that at this time we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role. In order to offer sponsorship employers must be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are not registered with the CQC and are therefore not eligible to offer sponsorship. Accordingly candidates must possess valid authorisation to work in the UK without requiring visa sponsorship.

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Community, Enabler, Mental health, Supported living


Passmore Care Services Ltd Passmore Care Services is an award-winning enabling service.

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Social care


Passmore Care Services is an award-winning enabling service providing accommodation and support for adults with learning disabilities and other additional needs.

Our vision is to be recognised as the leading provider of enabling services in Devon by contributing the most to the needs and aspirations of our Service Users and to be truly driven by the people we support.

We aim to recruit and retain the best people and develop the skills and talents of all our staff by learning faster, sharing our knowledge, skills and experience and by constantly striving to do things better.  We strive to ensure that we have the development opportunities and rewards that make Passmore Care Services an attractive and stimulating place to work.

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