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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Activities and Clubs Centre Manager

Job Title: Activities and Clubs Centre Manager

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £ 28,489.50 plus pension contribution

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: Clubs @ Leslie Park, 60-61 Leslie Park Road, Croydon CR0 6TP

 

We are adults with a learning disability who enjoy doing fun things and being more independent. Every day we go out to a different club or local activity with Croydon Mencap’s Clubs @ Leslie Park Centre and the Croydon Mencap staff give us great support.
We are looking for a brilliant new manager to lead the staff team and organise our activities and clubs. We want you to support and enable us using your experience and skills and, most of all, your passion.
When we go to cooking club we are chefs, and when we go to football club we are footballers! Do you have any ideas of other things we could be?
We need someone to coordinate our clubs, keep us safe, and talk to our social workers, families, and carers about how we are doing and all the projects we are taking part in.
Please see full job description and person specification for more information.

For an application pack or to find out more about Clubs @ Leslie Park, please email jo@croydonmencap.org.uk or call 020 8684 5890.
Deadline for applications 11pm Thursday 3rd October.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 10th October.

 

Download the application pack:    Centre Manager Application Pack

 

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LONDON ADASS 2019 CARERS FESTIVAL

 

LONDON ADASS 2019 CARERS FESTIVAL

Free Entry * 12pm to 7pm * 21st September 2019

Bromley by Bow Centre

Saint Leonard’s Street

London
E3 3BT

Music, art, entertainment and food & drink and much more! Bring along your family and friends!

There is no need to book tickets, however if you would like to, or for more information, please use the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celebrating-the-role-of-carers-across-the-capital-tickets-69847751505

 

 

Dementia Friendly Screenings

Dementia

Friendly

Screenings

 

 

The David Lean Cinema, in partnership with the Croydon Dementia Action Alliance, are organising a series of popular music films throughout 2019.

 

These Dementia Friendly screenings aim to make cinema more accessible by providing a fun and inclusive experience to enable people living with dementia, their families and carers to attend the cinema in a safe and welcoming environment.

 

The lights are left on low, there are no adverts or trailers and the audience is allowed to move around or even sing along to any musical numbers if they’d like to.

 

Admission is free for people with dementia and their carers. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available before the screening.

 

The dates and titles of the films are listed on the flyer. All but the last film’s performances will start at 11am, with refreshments available from 10.15am. The December pre-Christmas performance will start at 2.30pm, with refreshments available at 1.45pm.

For more information and to book please visit http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk/dementia-friendly-screenings/

 

Croydon Mencap is very proud to be part of the Croydon Dementia Action Alliance (CDAA)
which is an active partnership working to raise awareness about dementia and helping to
make Croydon a dementia friendly borough that is inclusive for people living with the condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteering

vacancies

Volunteering with Croydon Mencap

We have some exciting and rewarding roles available at our Leslie Park Activity Centre, a 10-minute walk from East Croydon Station, and our Monday Night Social Club in New Addington:

Please click here to download the application pack and return it to abigail@croydonmencap.org.uk

 

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