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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.

Working For You Advisor 

£20,987 pa for a full-time position (we are looking for a full-time worker or 2 part-time workers for this role)

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

Working for You is a service that provides appropriate information, advice, and guidance to adult clients with a learning disability and/or high-functioning Autism within the London Borough of Barnet. A Working for You Advisor would be expected to promote the service and perform the role in a way that furthers the values of Barnet Mencap, particularly customer care, equal access and opportunity, and quality of service. They would be expected to promote independence and wellbeing, ensure safeguarding is kept at the forefront of all that they do, and develop a good working knowledge of the policies and procedures of Barnet Mencap – operating within the guidelines at all times.

You will:

· Have experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and/or Autism

· Good working knowledge of safeguarding issues facing people with learning disabilities and/or Autism

· Good team member

· Understands the issues faced by people with learning disabilities and/or Autism living within the London Borough of Barnet

· Have a person-centered planning ethos

· Excellent communication and literacy skills

· Able to advocate strongly for service users

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 Working for You Worker JD Nov 2021 and WFY Advisor PS Nov 2021 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.

Closing Date: Monday 3rd January 2022.

Sessional Project Workers - 'As and When'

£10.85 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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