Work For Mercy


Are you passionate about helping broken lives be transformed? Do you want to be part of a Christian ministry that is speaking into women’s issues around our nation?

Mercy UK is a vibrant, faith-filled charity with a Head Office at the Cornerstone Training Centre and our Residential home with 20 beds for young women based in Oxenhope, West Yorkshire.

We currently have the following roles available
Support Worker (nights and weekend)

Please take a look at the jobs below and then email or call 01535 642042 if you would like an application pack or if you would like to know more!


Support Worker

Support Workers cultivate a positive and Christ-centred approach towards the evening and weekend programme including residents engagement in the schedule along with supporting and motivating residents towards improving their well-being and self-care through their engagement in a range of support options. This includes Offering support, insight and creative input to residents navigating personal and emotional challenges.

Hours: 14 hours per week (with flexibility and overtime opportunity to increase these hours each week)
Annual Leave Entitlement:  22 days plus 8 days bank holidays (pro rata)
Salary: £17,160 per annum FTE 40 hours
£8.25 per hour during waking hours plus £20 on call sleepover rate per shift worked
Start date: to be agreed after training period
Application deadline: open
Provisional date for Interviews to take place: to be confirmed on receipt of application

Support Worker Job Description

Support Worker – Person Specification

Support Worker – Shift Pattern


Applying for a job at Mercy UK

You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.  We reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date where we have a high response rate. 
We are unable to consider applicants who do not presently have permission to work in the UK .  
You should note that applications received after the closing date unfortunately will not be considered.

Please note: Most positions carry an Occupational Requirement (OR) on the grounds on gender, religion and belief in keeping with current guidance. Post holders must generally be female, unless stated otherwise. All post holders must be able to demonstrate a Christian belief and value system, in line with Mercy UK’s core objectives and values.

Please note: All new post holders will be required to pay for an enhanced DSB through Mercy UK before starting in post.  This payment will be refunded to the post holder after the probation period has ended.


Mercy UK Overview
Mercy UK exists to provide opportunities for young women to experience God’s unconditional love, forgiveness and life transforming power in partnership with her local church.
We are a national charity, based in West Yorkshire, serving the church across the UK with our sought after services, which include:
 • A free of charge, residential, Christian discipleship programme for women aged between 18 and 28 years old who are struggling with life controlling issues such as self harm, eating disorders or abuse in any of its forms.
• A free of charge support service to pastors and those who are seeking help in overcoming life controlling issues.
• Key note addresses, conference sessions or seminars sharing a message of freedom and hope, with a focus on (but not exclusive to) women’s ministry within churches.
• Training for pastoral teams and those who are helping or have a desire to help others in challenging situations.
Our global vision, as part of Mercy Ministries International, is to be known as an effective and well-respected organisation dedicated to transforming lives of generations searching for truth and wholeness.
Mercy UK is the working name for Mercy Ministries UK. We are a registered Charity (registration number 1111377), a company limited by guarantee (registration number 5373315) and a member of the Evangelical Alliance (membership number 187498).