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Croydon Mencap represents the interests of people with learning disabilities, their families and carers within the London Borough of Croydon.

We are a charitable voluntary organisation and registered charity with our own Board of voluntary Trustees/Directors. Croydon Mencap’s purpose is to provide advice, information and support through a range of projects and services. Croydon Mencap is affiliated to Royal Mencap but is not financially supported or governed by its National body.

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Croydon Mayor’s Civic Awards

Community heroes in our borough are set to be honoured in the 2017 Mayor of Croydon’s Civic Awards, created to recognise the commitment, energy and goodwill of volunteers, community groups, local partners and businesses who help to make Croydon a brilliant place for people to live, visit, work and grow.

It could be someone who helps to keep Croydon green and clean, a local business partnership which helps young people into work or just someone who is making a difference – do you know a young person who has against the odds transformed their own lives and now helps others to help themselves?

For information, go to www.croydon.gov.uk/civicawards. Have a look, and nominate a community hero!

Nominating is easy – you can do it online or complete the nomination form below and email it to civicawards@croydon.gov.uk. Need help completing a nomination? Just email civicawards@croydon.gov.uk or call 0208 604 7042. Nominations must be in by 8th September 2017.

Mayor of Croydon Civic Awards Nomination Form 2017

 

 

Change Membership Project Questionnaire

This project is about giving people with learning disabilities a real voice to improve healthcare services.

CHANGE would like to invite people with a learning disability to answer a few questions and about their ideas on how membership could work and about their experiences of healthcare services. Please click on the link below for further details.

http://www.changepeople.org/Change/media/Change-Media-Library/Blog%20Media/CHANGE-Membership-Project-Questionnaire.pdf

 

Job Opportunities

Opportunities to work with People with Learning Disabilities

Everyone wants a purposeful job, to do something really meaningful. At Croydon 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, Croydon Mencap can give you real meaning and purpose in your work.
We will offer you fun, support and challenge to be the best you can be.

We currently have the following opportunities available, based at our Centre in Leslie Park Road, East Croydon (close to the rail station).
Please note salaries are currently under review.

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Day Time Activities – Support Worker – Salary: £15,307.50 per annum
37.5 hours – Monday to Friday
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Bank Support Worker – £7.65 per hour
Occasional hours / flexible working
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To apply for these positions, please see below for application form, job descriptions, information about Croydon Mencap and an equal opportunity form.  Please return the completed application form and equal opportunity form to Administrator, Croydon Mencap, Portland House, 678 London Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 7HU, or email to helen@croydonmencap.org.uk.

Deadline for Applications – Noon, Friday 18 August 2017

 

About Croydon Mencap … information for job enquirers

Bank Support Worker Job Description

Day Time Activities Support Worker Job Description

Croydon Mencap job application form

Equal Opportunity Form

 

Croydon summer schemes for children and young people

There are still spaces available on the Disability Youth Project Summer Schemes.

Please see below for further info, and do not worry that the deadline for applications has passed.

For more information contact Paul Funnell – email:  paul.funnell@croydon.gov.uk or telephone 07990790183.

8-13 year old summer scheme 2017

14-18 year old summer scheme 2017

19-25 year old summer scheme programme 2017

Consent form Summer scheme 2017 8-13 year olds

Consent form Summer scheme 2017 14-18 year olds

Consent form Summer scheme 2017 19-25 year olds

 

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Croydon Mencap
Portland House
678 London Road
Thornton Heath
CR7 7HU

Tel: 020 8684 5890

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