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Barnet Mencap has been helping people with learning disabilities and/or autistic adults in the London Borough of Barnet for over 50 years. We provide supported accommodation, leisure and learning activities, information, advice, and guidance, and so much more. All while being committed to equal opportunities and the safeguarding of children and adults.

Hate Crime Reporting Coordinator 

Salary: £16,145 based on 21 hours per week (equivalent to £26,909 for full time 35 hours). 

We are seeking a motivated and compassionate individual to join our team as a Hate Crime Reporting Coordinator. As Hate Crimes are still under reported, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in increasing awareness of Hate Crime in Barnet and working on a multi-agency basis to coordinate community awareness raising events, ensuring residents, statutory and voluntary organisations, and others are informed about Hate Crime and know how to report it.  

This role requires community engagement, delivering staff training workshops, monitoring and reporting hate crime data, and a commitment to a victim-centred approach.  The post is funded by MOPAC 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Engage with residents and diverse communities, including disabled people, LGBTQ+ groups, and Gypsy Roma Traveller groups to raise awareness about reporting hate crime. 
  • Coordinate communications and community events to raise awareness of Hate Crime and encourage reporting. 
  • Organise and conduct workshops and forums for diverse community groups. 
  • Train staff and volunteers to identify hate crime and support clients to report incidents to the Police.  
  • Monitor national and local hate crime data, including incidents recorded by Barnet Hate Crime Reporting Centres and produce quarterly reports of the work to tackle Hate crime in Barnet 
  • Support victims to report hate crimes and incidents to the Police and signpost to relevant support organisations. 
  • Support Barnet’s network of Hate Crime Reporting Centres including co-ordinated communications and staff training.  
  • Develop Barnet’s Safe Places Scheme for people with learning disabilities, autistic adults 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 

Application Deadline: 12 July 2024

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. 

Equality Housing

Deputy Manager of our Support Work team  

 Salary: £29,151 for 35 hours per week 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Deputy Manager to join our team supporting adults with moderate a learning disability and autistic adults to live independently.  

The role will suit you if you: 

  • have two years’ experience of working with adults with a learning disability and autistic people in a community setting 
  • have the passion to enable people with a learning disability and autistic people to participate fully in decisions that affect their lives 
  • understand the issues faced by people with a learning disability and autistic people living independently and have the skills to meet their practical, social and emotional needs 
  • have a good working knowledge of safeguarding issues 
  • have experience of managing and supervising staff 
  • have excellent communication skills 
  • are working towards (or would like to work towards) a management diploma/NVQ 

 We know work/life balance is incredibly important, as well as job satisfaction. We offer 24 days of annual leave per year (plus Bank Holidays), as well as a TOIL system which allows our staff to work more flexibly. Flexibility is very important, and although face to face support can’t be done from home, there will be opportunities to work from home and work different working patterns when agreed by the manager. 

 See the Person Specification and Job Description for a more detailed description of what we’re looking for, but if you have any questions, please get in touch to discuss. 

 We’re committed to safeguarding, equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

 Closing date:  21 July 2024 11:59pm

 To apply, please send your CV alongside a statement explaining how you meet the criteria on the person specification or fill in the application form which you can find on our website.  Completed applications can either be emailed or sent to the address below.   

 The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service application in line with Section 115 of The Police Act 1997. 

Community Support Worker - Full time or Part time available

Salary £23,933 full time equivalent, hourly rate £13.15. 

We know job satisfaction, flexibilitywork/life balance, and a great team are incredibly important.

We are looking for a focused individual to join our caring, passionate, and diverse team in supporting adults with moderate learning disabilities and autistic adults to live independently in housing situations of their choice.

This role gives challenge and satisfaction and will suit someone that has:

  • Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults in a community setting
  • A good team member
  • Understanding of the issues faced by people with learning disability and autistic people living independently and the skills to meet their practical, social and emotional needs
  • A ‘Person Centred Planning’ ethos
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good record keeping skills

So, at Barnet Mencap, in addition to offering 30 days of annual leave per year (including Bank Holidays), we have a TOIL system to allow flexible working. There will need to be some face-to-face work, but there will also be opportunities to work from home and/or have different working patterns as agreed by your manager. Travel expenses can be claimed, at the agreed rate, for journeys that are necessary in the course of your work; and claims for additional expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our expenses policy. We also have auto-enrolment into a pension scheme with employer contributions in place, and all staff qualify for schemes like the Blue Light card.

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, either complete an application form or send a CV with a statement explaining how you meet the person specification. Any applicant with a disability that meets the essential criteria will be shortlisted and invited to interview.

Completed applications can be emailed to projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk or sent to this address: Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, London N3 1RT

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with Section 115 of The Police Act 1997.

Closing date: 15th August

Finance Officer

£22,707 for 28 hours per week

We know job satisfaction, flexibility, work/life balance, and a great team are incredibly important.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Officer to join our successful Project Support Team.

You will:

  • Provide an effective finance service for Barnet Mencap
  • Have good interpersonal skills working as part of the administrative team
  • Ensure the timely payment of invoices, bills and maintain accurate finance records
  • Plan, monitor and review budgets
  • Produce accurate and accessible financial data
  • Managing accounting and payroll systems (ideally with knowledge of Sage)

So, at Barnet Mencap, in addition to offering 30 days of annual leave per year (including Bank Holidays), we have a TOIL system to allow flexible working. There will need to be face-to-face work as part of the job, but you will also have opportunities to work from home and/or have different working patterns as agreed by your manager. Any travel expenses can be claimed, at the agreed rate, for journeys that are necessary in the course of your work; and claims for additional expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our expenses policy. We also have auto-enrolment into a pension scheme with employer contributions in place, and all staff qualify for schemes like the Blue Light Card.

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.

Closing date: 16th June 2024

Sessional Project Workers - 'As and When'

£13.15 per hour (plus accrued holiday*)

Working with adults/ young people/ children with a Learning Disability 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, morning, 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

* On top of the £11.95 wage for sessional work, all of our sessional workers also receive accrued holiday hours, which works out at around 12% of their hours worked, topped up to the nearest 15 minutes. For example, if somebody worked 10 hours, they would also be paid for 1.25 hours of accrued holiday.

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.

We always advertise our jobs on this website, so check back regularly to see what positions we are looking to fill.

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