Job Title: Young People’s Transition Practitioner – Psychology Graduate

Salary: £25,000 per year

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham

Summary

HF Mencap are looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Psychology graduate with a 2:1 or 1st Class honours degree to work as a Young People’s Transition Practitioner.

Now in its third year this innovative transition project sits with the third sector with involvement from NHS and Social Care services. It is led and managed by HF Mencap with support from the CCG, CAMHS and adult and children’s social care services.

Purpose of the Job

To work with Hammersmith and Fulham Mencap to deliver a transitions service to young people aged 14 – 25 and their families, with a learning disability or on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in transition, who also have a mental health difficulty to:

  1. Develop a ‘needs led’ integrated pathway system for all young people with learning disabilities or autism requiring mental health support
  2. Develop a ‘tapered approach to transition’[1] to achieve a more integrated approach to transitions across children’s and adults services.

[1] CAMHS Hammersmith and Fulham Needs Assessment, Anna Freud Centre, (2016)

1 year fixed term contract based in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, salary £25,000 per year, 25 days annual leave plus statutory days.

Apply if you have a good degree in Psychology and Experience of working in a service delivery role with young people aged 14-17 and/or 18-25

Understanding of issues faced by people with learning disabilities and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Understanding of issues faced by people with mental health problems

Closing Date for Applications: 29th November 2019

Interview: Monday 9th December 2019

For Job Description: Mencap YP Transition Practitioner JD 2019

Application form: Application Form

or Call or email Amanda Roles on 0208 748 5168, amanda.roles@hfmencap.org



Job Title: Driver

Hours: Part time

Salary: £10.55

Location: Hounslow – Hammersmith and other surrounding areas.

Job Summary

HF Mencap are currently looking for a Minibus Driver for home to activity centre Transport for clients attending our support services. We would consider also consider part time role. Please indicate your interest in this within your application.

Responsibilities include:

  • Driving a minibus for home to centre transport (morning and afternoon)
  • Carrying out daily safety checks on the minibus
  • Ensuring passengers enter and exit the vehicle safely
  • Ensuring passengers are wearing a seat belt
  • Assisting with any specific needs of the passengers
  • Maintaining good customer relations with clients, their family members and or/ carers and contribute to a good atmosphere on the bus
  • To work within the policies and procedures set out by HF Mencap

 

Suitable Mini Bus Driver candidates must have the following:

  • Have full CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence) /PVC (Passenger Carrying Vehicle)
  • Be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check – paid for by HF Mencap
  • 5 years driving experience (Preferred)
  • High driving standards
  • Have no more than 6 points on driver’s license
  • Successful candidates would be required to undergo training in the use of wheelchair accessible vehicles.
  • Good interpersonal skills, a commitment to safeguarding our clients and a knowledge of driving health and safety are essential, as is a positive attitude and awareness and understanding of learning disabilities.

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Positive personality, a problem solver
  • Smart appearance, reliable and punctual
  • Prepared to work flexible hours around two core daily bus runs
  • Prepared to actively represent the HF Mencap in a professional and positive way
  • Loyal and supportive colleague

Please contact: rebecca.bone@hfmencap.org for more information


Job Title: WEEKEND Support/Play Worker

Hours: Part time positions available 

Salary: £10.55

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 info@hfmencap.org

 

 


Job Title: Support Worker

Hours: Full or part time positions available 

Salary: £10.55

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 info@hfmencap.org


Job Title: Trustee

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

  • 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 (rebecca.bone@hfmencap.org)