Would you like to work for a leading mental health charity?

Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?

If yes, join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

We are looking to grow our bank register at our A2C service in Exeter, where you will join our friendly and inspiring team as a Bank Wake Night Support Worker. Your role will be a bank position working as and when required based in the service. Your shifts will be working from 8pm to 8.15am however you will need to be able to work flexibly as other shifts may be available and you will be working as part of the rota.

Our Alternative 2 Care service provides housing support for up to 15 individuals with low to medium support needs who are leaving a hospital or residential setting. We provide individualised support which is funded by the Devon Partnership Trust. We work closely with the people who use the service to ensure the support they receive is of the highest quality and is right for them. We aim to encourage people to manage and control they own recovery as much as possible.

Who are we?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

In everything we do, we seek to demonstrate our values: Passion, Commitment, Openness, Hope, Expertise and Understanding. If these values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you.

What will you be doing?

You will be supporting someone in their daily activities to enable them to maximise their independence, this can involve things like,

Providing encouragement with household tasks such as laundry, cooking and cleaning
Supporting to learn new skills and achieve dreams and ambitions
Assisting people to pursue their interests and hobbies
Working with other mental health professionals and the family/friends of the person being supported
Provide encouragement to recognise, understand and manage factors that affect mental wellbeing and physical health

Do you have what we are looking for?

Excellent communication
Highly organised
Ability to build positive relationships

Ideally, we would like you to have some experience or understanding of Mental Health however Support Work isn’t all about qualifications. If you have a passion for making a difference to the lives of people living with a severe mental illness, you may be who we are looking for.

What will you receive?

You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range e-learning courses. You will also receive:

Salary of £8.75 - £9.59 per hour
Contributory pension scheme
Life assurance and employee assistance programme
25 days annual leave rising to 30 days plus bank holidays
Your "Rethink Day" - 1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your Birthday
Eyecare vouchers
Flexible working

Don’t just change jobs, change lives!

The Recruitment Advisor looking after this role is Katie Wright. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop her an email at or give her a call on 0121 522 7111

Just a couple of final things,

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, LGBTQ+, people with a disability, or who are BAME are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status and therefore we ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to everyone.

We reserve the right to change the closing date without notice depending on the number of responses received.