Safety Net – People First

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Job Title: A Self-Advocacy Coordinator

Hours: 7.5 per week
Salary: £25,000 pro rata (actual pay is
£5000 per year)

Who are we looking for
We want an enthusiastic person. We want someone
who is excited by us and what we do!
You need
• Good communication and organising skills
• A good understanding of what self-advocacy is
• To understand the value of Disabled People’s
•Knowledge of human rights

You need to be able to get to Hammersmith and
Fulham and to travel around during your work.

If you need support in order to do the job, we can
support you to make an application to Access to Work.

How to apply
You need to tell us about the skills
and experience that you have that
means you can do this job.
You can apply by video or in writing.
If you use writing, please only use
up to two sides of A4 paper.
In your application don’t assume we know you.

Tell us about:
• how you can do the job
• the skills you have
• any experience that shows that you can do the job

Please feel free to get in touch before you apply.

Contact Roisin Rodney, Safety Net – People First CEO
phone: 020 8748 5168 ask for extension 549

This is not part of the application. It is a chance to find
out more about us.

Please send your application to:
post: Safety Net – People First,
65 Aspenlea Rd,
2nd floor
London W6 8LH

You need to send us your application by
Monday 10th December, 2018.
Applications must be received by 5pm.

Job Title: Support Worker

Hours: Full or part time positions available 

Salary: £9.75 per hour

Do you love to go for a swim in the local pool, creating music or see the latest block buster? Do you love a drink in the local pub or baking? Well, if you answered yes to any of these questions, then you’re going to get on well with the people we support!

We are currently looking to expand our team of dedicated support workers who are based in Hammersmith and Fulham.

You will be responsible supporting our client’s to engage with their local community and peers. You should expect to be involved in sight seeing in London, throwing parties or even keeping fit with personal trainers!

One thing that is guaranteed you will be creating unforgettable memories!

The people we support have created a profile about what they want from their support worker.

Person specification:

  • Person centred
  • Flexible
  • Understanding
  • Motivated
  • Kind
  • Fun
  • Energetic
  • Creative

Supporting someone with their needs is not a 9-5 job. You will need to be able to work across a range of different days, including some weekends.

One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate (Paid for by HF Mencap, T&Cs apply)

Please send a CV and cover letter to Amanda Davis at

Job Title: Trustee

Salary: Voluntary Role, though necessary out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed

  • Approx. 6 board meetings a year
  • Occasional participation on internal panels
  • Occasional external meetings and events
  • Additional hours as agreed on specific area of expertise/interest

This is an opportunity to join the board of trustees of a leading local charity. The purpose is to help HF Mencap continue to provide the highest standards of professional, specialist support and care for the people who use our services and to help set a clear, ambitious direction for the charity’s future. The trustees have overall responsibility for ensuring the charity is well-run and meets legal requirements, charitable objectives and those of good governance.

Please contact Rebecca Bone for more information (