About Us Jobs page Jobs Working with us How to join us: If you would like to join our team and make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or any other disadvantage, please visit our job page regularly for advertised opportunities. You can also forward your CV to [email protected] See below for our current vacancies: Due to expansion of our services, we are currently recruiting for 3 Advocates to work across our Care Act Advocacy, Children's Advocacy IMCA and Health Advocacy. See below for details. Campaigns, Engagement and Participation Manager Carers Project Worker 24 hours per week Salary: £13,200 Plus additional benefits including 23 days a/l 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. Role Purpose: To develop and coordinate networks of support for carers including carers of children and young people. Reporting to: the Head, Campaigns and Community Business Unit, the job-holder will be responsible for the following key duties: Provide information on carers’ rights and services Network with community groups to promote project, reduce stigma of caring and build positive relationships with our diverse clients/families Maintain regular contact with families and carers and actively promote friendship and self-support to reduce isolation Train carers on rights, confidence building and speaking up Facilitate forum, meet funders standards and general service delivery We are committed to safeguarding, equal opportunity, and we guarantee an interview to all applicants with disabilities meeting the minimum criteria.For application pack contact: Emma Cooper: [email protected] Or Yvonne Lee: [email protected] . The Closing date: 21st Jan Sponsors: Elevate Project is funded by the Big Lottery Reaching Communities - to utilise carers’ lived experience to drive peer experts, support and advice others on the health and social care systems Our ideal candidate should be passionate supporting disabled people and their carers to live independent lives, demonstrate an understanding of health and social care, manage self, and professional friendly attitude. Here is the job description JD_Carers_Project_Worker.pdf Support Worker Hours per week: Flexible, Salary: £9.16 per hr (inclusive of accrued holiday) Plus additional benefits of quality on-the-job learning experience Role Purpose: The primary job objective is to provide care and encourage independent living for clients, life skills workshops, opportunities for community participation, leisure and peer networking for the clients with learning disabilities and autism. Your job could be in any of the services within the Care and Support Business Unit (i.e. Care Agency, Children Services, and Day Opportunities) Reporting to the Service Manager, the job-holder will be responsible for the following key duties: Support the supervisors in facilitating group sessions Participate in organising clients’ social and leisure activities Engaging young people with learning disability in their development and enabling them to reach their full potential Provide personal care when required Take responsibility for safeguarding Our ideal candidate should demonstrate a care, compassion and courage and friendly attitude. You must build positive relationships with our diverse clients and their families/carers. Previous experience of working with people that have special needs will be an added advantage. We are committed to safeguarding, 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. Contact: [email protected] for application packs. Closing date: recruitment is on-going.