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Our History

Our name mirus means ‘wonderful’ and ‘extraordinary’, which is exactly how we view our staff, services, and the people we support.

Two people smiling at the camera at our mirus stars event

We first became a registered charity in 1985 under the name Opportunity Housing Trust. This name originated from the critical need for supported housing for those who lived in long-stay hospitals, or at home with ageing parents.

Today, our core business has developed into providing person-centred support services to those with a disability, and we changed our name to mirus to better reflect our organisation’s purpose.

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24.12.2021

Celebrating with Sam!

Sam's spreading festive cheer in Cardiff!

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15.12.2021

Festive Better Together Events

Several times each year we get together with our staff, people supported and volunteers at a celebration event that we call 'Better Together'. Find out more about our festive events in this story.

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Real Living Wage employer
1.12.2021

We’re paying the Real Living Wage from December 1st!

Our decision to become a Real Living Wage employer reinforces our commitment to valuing the incredible work of our colleagues across the organisation, and the difference they make to people’s lives.

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Who we are

We are a not-for-profit organisation who work in partnership with families and other professionals to deliver high quality support services that empower people

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Work for mirus

Working for mirus provides amazing opportunities and rewarding challenges for staff to personally develop. mirus is committed to supporting staff to develop skills and gain new experiences throughout their career. There are exciting career pathways offering qualifications that staff can choose to follow.

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If you’d like to find out more about the services we provide, or are interested in a career with us you can get in touch with us.

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