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Are you interested in working with people with learning disabilities and/or autism? Here's where you'll find information about our current vacancies.

Fundraising Coordinator - Community Services - Part Time

£9,687 pa for pro rata hours (equivalent to £24,217 p.a. for full time)

Hours of work: 14

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and self-starting fundraiser is needed to lead on community and grants fundraising at our learning disability charity, Barnet Mencap. 

As Fundraising Coordinator, you will be using your communication skills and ability to inspire people to support our organisation to encourage fundraising by clients, carers, volunteers, local businesses, schools and other community groups. You will also be identifying and pursuing fundraising from trusts and grant making organisations.

This responsibilities of this role include:

  • Co-ordinating the day-to-day running of the Fundraising Service to include planning and organisation of the fundraising activities programme and deal with related telephone calls, emails, social media etc.
  • Maintaining effective records through the good use of IT systems such as the MS Office suite of apps and services, including cloud-based systems
  • Maintaining effective communication with donors whilst adhering to Barnet Mencap’s Data Protection policy, GDPR, PECR and the Fundraising Regulator’s Fundraising Code.
  • Undertaking the monitoring of outcomes as required by funders and others
  • Ensuring that accurate records are kept up to date on fundraising, including progress towards targets and successful and unsuccessful funding bids

Candidates should have:

  • Experience of fundraising through community activities and events
  • Experience of fundraising through grant applications
  • Experience of organising events
  • Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners
  • Ability to work flexibly including occasional evenings and weekends

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 this 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.

Equality Housing Community Support Worker

£20,639 for Full-Time, 35 hours per week.

We are looking for a focused individual to join our enthusiastic and diverse team.  We support adults with moderate learning disabilities to live independently in housing situations of their choice.  The job offers a challenge and satisfaction and will suit someone with the following skills:

  • Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities in a community setting
  • A good team member
  • Understanding of the issues faced by people with learning disability 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

Closing date: We’re always looking for new people to join the team, so there is no closing date. We will shortlist and interview people as they come in.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-ordinator - Children's Short Breaks Project, 'Take a Break'

£19,374 pa for 28 hours per week (equivalent to £24,217 pa for full-time)

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and motivated Coordinator who will oversee and develop the Take a Break short breaks service for children and young people with learning disabilities and/or autism.

Take a Break (TAB) offers school holiday camps as well as individual and small group activities throughout the year. TAB is the children and young people’s operation of Barnet Mencap’s Short Breaks service. This role would suit someone with a background in sports, arts and crafts, or drama and dance with experience of working with children with learning disabilities; someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment and has a real drive for children’s activities, who holds a relevant level 4 qualification or above, or who are working towards such a qualification. The role will be both administrative and active, based in Hendon and across the London Borough of Barnet.

To view the full advert, please click here.

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 this 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.

Equality Housing Community Support Workers - 'As and When'

£11.34 per hour

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

  • Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities in a community setting
  • A good team member
  • Understanding of the issues faced by people with learning disability 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

Closing date: We’re always looking for new people to join the team as bank workers to do shifts, so there is no closing date. We will shortlist and interview people as they come in.

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.

Sessional Project Workers - 'As and When'

£11.05 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, 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

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.

For details of our volunteering opportunities, please click here.

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