Working with us

Everyone wants a purposeful job, to do something really meaningful.  At Harrow Mencap we can give you just that.  With Us it is never "just a job"

You will meet new people and feel inspired to reach your potential.  We will ask a lot of you - but you will get back so much more.  In return for your hard work and passion Harrow Mencap can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.  There will be lots of opportunities to develop as a person, supporter, expert, leader and activist.  We will offer you fun, freedom and challenge to be the best you can be, along with a range of benefits and the chance to be part of the Harrow Mencap family. 

For more information about working for Harrow Mencap call James on 020 88698485 or email your cv to recruitment@harrowmencap.org.uk

See below for our current vacancies:


Care Agency Co-ordinator

Full time - 35 hours per week (Salary £18,200 – Under review) plus On-Call payments, 23 days annual leave and other benefits

 

About Us: Harrow Mencap is a campaigning organisation and a multi-project service provider supporting adults, young people and children with learning disabilities and their families and carers – to ensure their needs, rights and aspirations are met.

The Job Role:

  • Working as part of the team delivering high quality person centred support
  • Building good relationships with our clients and their families
  • Regular visits to our clients and services
  • Providing feedback and guidance to team members
  • Manage clients rota to ensure seamless service continuity
  • Regularly attending and contributing to team meetings

This post is ideal for those with social care experience looking to work at the next level. You will need to be ambitious and will either hold or be willing to work towards a level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care.

Knowledge, Skills and Aptitude Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a can do attitude and flexible approach
  • An understanding and commitment to delivering person centred support
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and administration skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Ability to write up assessments and support plans, fully involving our clients

We are a professional and friendly team with excellent prospects and potential for career development. If you are ambitious, both for our clients as well as yourself and feel you have the appropriate skills to undertake this role then we would like to hear from you.

How to apply: Please send your CV to Recruitment@harrowmencap.org.uk

Due to large number of applicants we usually receive only suitable candidates will be contacted for an informal discussion and shortlisted for interview.    

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 7th July 

(This post will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS disclosure).

We are committed to equal opportunity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the post.


Deputy Manager, Care Agency

Full time - 35 hours per week (Salary: £20,000 to £23,000 – under review) plus On-Call payments, 23 days annual leave and other benefits

 

About Us: Harrow Mencap is a campaigning organisation and a multi-project service provider supporting adults, young people and children with learning disabilities - and their families and carers - to ensure their needs, rights and aspirations are met.

The Job Role: Reporting to the Manager, Care Agency in the Community Solutions team, the job-holder will be responsible for the following key duties:

  • Support staff recruitment and on-boarding
  • Manage rota and seamless workforce planning
  • Set up clients’ care packages and drive quality standards of care and support
  • Implement policies and procedures to efficiently respond to the needs of a vibrant and growing care agency and outreach service
  • Conduct service evaluation, identify and implement improvement strategies
  • Manage client safeguarding issues
  • Accountable for routine and complex reports to stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Aptitude Requirements

  • Demonstrate a can do attitude and flexible approach
  • An understanding and commitment to delivering person centred support
  • Excellent leadership skills and organisational
  • Excellent interpersonal and administration skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Ability to listen to our clients and act upon their requests
  • Ability to write up assessments and support plans, fully involving our clients
  • Previous experience and knowledge of the relevant legislation is required.
  • A relevant professional qualification is desirable.

We are a professional and friendly team with excellent prospects and potential for career development. If you are ambitious, both for our clients as well as yourself and feel you have the appropriate skills to undertake this role then we would like to hear from you.

How to apply: Please send your CV to Recruitment@harrowmencap.org.uk

Closing date: 5pm Friday 7th July

Due to large number of applicants we usually receive only suitable candidates will be contacted for an informal discussion and shortlisted for interview.    

 

(This post will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS disclosure).

We are committed to equal opportunity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the post.