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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.

Open Door Coordinator

21 hours per week to 31st March 2024

Salary: £25,972 pa  (pro rata £15,583 for 12 hours per week)

We're looking for a Coordinator for our Open Door Project. Our Open Door Project is for under 5’s with special educational needs and/or disabilities and their parents.

You will:

  • Run the drop-in for parents and children in a location in Barnet
  • Continue to work with local children’s centres and other professionals
  • Support families to access advice and information
  • Manage a small team

You will need experience of working with families and a sound knowledge of disability and child development.

If you are interested in this position, please see the full 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 the criteria of the Job Description 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 26th July, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 10th August.

Community Support Worker

£20,435 gross pa for 35 hours per week

Barnet Mencap is dynamic, expanding, and looking for team players to join our enthusiastic and diverse team. We support adults with moderate learning disabilities and/or autism to live independently in housing of their choice.

The role offers a challenge and satisfaction, which will suit people who:

  • 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
  • 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

If you are interested in this position, please see the full 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 the criteria of the Job Description 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: 30th July 2021

 

 

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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