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Barnet Mencap
35 Hendon Lane
Finchley, London N3 1RT
Tel: 020 8349 3842
Fax: 020 8349 2192

Job Vacancies

Community Support Worker
Salary: £20,232

We are dynamic, expanding, and looking for focused individuals to join our enthusiastic and diverse team.  We support adults with moderate learning disabilities and/or autism to live independently in housing situations of their choice.   The job offers a challenge and satisfaction and will suit someone who meets the following:

You must:

  • have experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and autism in a community setting
  • have a good working knowledge of safeguarding issues facing people with learning disabilities and autism
  • be a good team member
  • understand the issues faced by people with learning disabilities and autism living independently and have the skills to meet their practical, social and emotional needs
  • have a ‘Person Centred Planning’ ethos
  • have excellent communication skills

Barnet Mencap is committed to equal opportunities and the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.

Closing date: This is an ongoing role as we are regularly looking for more people to join the team

If you are interested in this position, please see the Job Description and Person Specification for the role. Please also read our Mission Statement and Anti-Discriminatory Policy.

To apply, please either complete an application form or send a CV with a statement explaining how you meet each of the criteria on the person specification to projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk or in the post to Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, Finchley N3 1RT

Barnet Mencap is committed to equal opportunities and the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service form in line with Section 115 of The Police Act 1997.

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‘As and When’
Sessional Project Workers
Salary: £10.58 per hour

Working with adults/ young people/ children with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism

We are looking for people who have a few hours or more a week to spare and are able to work with individuals or groups on an occasional or regular basis. This could be in the community for one of our leisure projects, or supporting an individual.

The sessions, normally between 1 and 4 hours long, could take place in the day, evening and/or at the weekend or during school holidays.

You may be working alone or alongside other workers and volunteers.

You will:

  • be highly motivated and have a genuine interest in working with people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
  • have good communication skills and the ability to keep written records
  • be able to accept responsibility for either groups or individual service users and, in some cases, supporting  volunteers

Barnet Mencap is committed to equal opportunities and the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.

If you are interested in this position, please see the Job Description and Person Specification for the role. Please also read our Mission Statement and Anti-Discriminatory Policy.

To apply, please either complete an application form or send a CV with a statement explaining how you meet each of the criteria on the person specification to projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk or in the post to Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, Finchley N3 1RT

Barnet Mencap is committed to equal opportunities and the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service form in line with Section 115 of The Police Act 1997.

For details of our volunteering opportunities, please click here.