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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.

Registered Manager – Short Breaks Service

Salary: £30,987 - £34,471

Barnet Mencap provides Short Breaks Services.  There is a community-based service for children and young people and a residential service for adults with a learning disability.  It is a well-established and successful service that is ready to meet the changing expectations of families.

You will:

  • Be the Registered Manager for the Services
  • Lead the service in a period of change as the service develops
  • Have relevant experience of working with people with learning disabilities in a residential setting, with at least one year in a senior position
  • Show a strong commitment to working with people with learning disabilities and their families and be responsive to their needs
  • Manage and develop staff through supervision and appraisal
  • Work shifts including weekends, on call and waking nights.

Closing Date: 19th November 2018

Interviews will take place on 27th November 2018

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

Take a look at the Job Description and Personal Specification.

To apply for this position, please complete this  Barnet Mencap Application Form  and send it to projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk. Alternatively, you can send us a CV with a covering letter to explain how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification to the same address.

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.

Outreach 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.

Take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply for this position, please complete this  Barnet Mencap Application Form  and send it to projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk. Alternatively, you can send us a CV with a covering letter to explain how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification to the same address.

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.

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