Working as a mental health support worker at TCS, you will provide consistent care and support to our clients with mental health conditions. You will utilise your skills, knowledge and passion to support our clients to lead an independent life where they can achieve personal goals, learn new hobbies and take trips into the community.



What are the roles and responsibilities of a mental health support worker?

The roles and responsibilities of a mental health support worker can change regularly to ensure our clients care is tailored to their current medical needs and emotions. Working as a TCS mental health support worker, you will be responsible for:


  • Analysing our clients’ wellbeing
  • Analysing our clients’ psychological needs
  • Supporting with the client’s personal care
  • Administration of medication when required
  • When prescribed, using the relevant physical intervention techniques to keep our clients
  • Assessing and monitoring the clients present behaviour in conjunction with the PBS plan
  • Building structured routines and activities within the home and community
  • Encourage the clients to develop therapeutic relationships
  • Encourage the clients to engage in hobbies, activities and tasks
  • Regularly completing the following documentation and assessment tools:

    - Daily notes
    - Incident forms
    - Body Map
    - Fluid and diet forms
    - Handover sheets
    - MARS charts
    - Medication stock document
    - Scatter plot document for recording of behaviours


How much does a TCS mental health support worker earn?

At TCS, we recognise and reward our support workers for consistently demonstrating the five core values of TCS of professionalism, integrity, passion, expertise and respect in the care they deliver to our clients every day. In return, we offer market-leading pay rates alongside an extensive benefits package. Take a look at our TCS mental health support worker pay rates below.


Mental health support workers

Grade Shifts Standard
MH Support worker  Day Rate 8am-8pm Mon-Fri
£ 16.81
MH Support worker Night Rate 8pm-8am Mon-Fri
£ 18.91
MH Support worker Weekend Rate 12 Midnight Friday- 12 Midnight Sunday
£ 21.01


Our support worker benefits package

We have created a bespoke benefits package for our support workers to ensure they feel valued, can achieve the careers they want and truly make a difference in the lives of our clients. Once you join us, you will gain complete access to our comprehensive benefits package, which includes:


  • Confidential wellbeing calls
  • 24/7 support from our operations and clinical teams
  • Rotas booked in advance
  • Access to our online benefits and rewards platform
  • Travel and mileage expenses
  • Book day, night and weekend shifts via our app, ipoint
  • Supervisions and Appraisals
  • 24/7 access to our information hub, Compass
  • Continual professional development (CPD) courses
  • Regular support from clinical leads with care plans and risk assessments
  • Access to our Wellbeing and Support Hub


Mental health support worker opportunities with Thornbury Community Services

As an ‘Outstanding’ CQC-rated care provider, we’re always looking to grow our team of passionate mental health support workers. If you’re interested in joining our team of TCS mental health support worker to help us deliver more care to individuals in the community, apply with us here today.


Or, if you’d like to speak to our dedicated Resourcing Recruitment Team, get in touch with them using the details below.

Phone: 0333 034 1135

Email the team

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