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Care Support Worker – Mental Health (ADULTS)

Care Support Worker – Mental Health (ADULTS)

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust


REF 534

Days £12.45 per hour

Saturdays and nights £16.80 per hour

Sundays and bank holidays £21.03 per hour

Could you be an NHS Professional?

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust are currently looking for an experienced Care Support Worker (Band 3) with experience of working in an adult mental health to join their team based in Aylesbury. The trust is open to consider candidates looking for either part or full time hours and have a variety of shift options available for the next 12 weeks.

We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community.

  • Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week
  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone 
  • Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime 
  • Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts
  • First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency 
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements  
  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work 
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available 

About the Trust 

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust provides physical, mental health and social care for all ages. Areas covered within the Trust are Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North Somerset. Services delivered within Community Bases, Hospitals, Clinics and within People’s homes, focusing on delivering care as close to home as possible.

You will have the following qualification/experience:

  • A minimum of 12 months paid experience as a Band 3 Care Support Worker for a UK hospital environment within the last 3 years OR
  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience as a Band 3 Care Support Worker for a UK Hospital environment within the last 12 years PLUS a Care Certificate or NVQ Level 2 or above in Health and Social care.
  • Specific adult mental health experience.
  • Undertake regular mandatory training* 

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills. 

Who are NHS Professionals?

We specialize in putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members. 

As an equal opportunities' organization, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective Bank members and does not condone discrimination based on age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Apply Today

By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas. 


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. 

Care Support Worker – Mental Health (ADULTS)

NHS Professionals
Oxford, UK
Days £12.45 per hour Saturdays and nights £16.80 per hour Sundays and bank holidays £21.03 per hour

Published on 26 Sep 2023

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