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Mencap Overview

London, England
5001 to 10000 employees
1946
Non-profit Organisation
Social Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors

Voyage Care, Dimensions, Care UK

The Royal Mencap Society is dedicated to helping adults and children with learning disabilities. The organisation offers information and support services in areas such as housing, education, employment, and leisure activities in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. (Housing ... Read more

Mission: Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included. We want everyone to have the opportunity to achieve the things they want out of life.

We help with Advocacy, Housing, Learning, Education, Leisure ... Read more

Mencap Reviews

  • "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Employment Facilitator
    Former Employee - Employment Facilitator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mencap full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Colleagues were friendly and genuinely cared for the learners, good work/life balance, very good support system from all areas i.e. colleagues, managers & above.

    Cons

    The pay was not the same in comparison to other companies doing the same role, but I know they are changing this.

    Advice to Management

    None.

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Mencap Photos

Mencap photo of: More than just a job. You’ll make new friends (everyone here is pretty great) and you’ll feel inspired to reach your potential. We’ll ask a lot of you - but you’ll get back so much more.
Mencap photo of: Why work for us? The people who work for us make the biggest impact. And that’s where you come in!
Mencap photo of: Reaching your potential. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person.
Mencap photo of: Working for us. It’s more than just a job – that’s what Mencap employees say. You might have worked for a charity before, or for another care provider, but with us you get something different.
Mencap photo of: Be part of something bigger. We’re changing lives every day in our services, and with our campaigning. Come and join us. And in return we’ll support you to develop as a person, expert and colleague.
Mencap photo of: Our recent Apprentice Suppor worker Andrea with person we support
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Mencap Interviews

Experience

Experience
70%
13%
17%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
90%
7%
3%

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    Employability Support Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Mencap.

    Interview

    Friendly, professional staff. Really took time to discuss the role with me. Had a sercice user interview me as well, which waw nice. I could not accept position due to distance, but seemed a great place to work.

    Interview Questions

    • How I would deal with challenging behaviour in a class?   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Did you know that 70% of people with a learning disability said that they want to vote in the future, but 64% have felt unable to at the previous election? http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQF0p

    Accessible guides launched to prevent General Election being inaccessible to 1 million adults with a learning disability

    Today (9 May) learning disability charity Mencap, has launched a set of accessible guides to the General Election to ensure people with a learning disability feel able to make their voices heard and cast their vote.

  • It’s 70 years since Judy Fryd, whose daughter Felicity, had a learning disability started the movement that became Mencap. Our brand new online community, FamilyHub is now live, check it our here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQabe

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Mencap Awards & Accolades

  • Centre of Excellence, Skills for Care, 2016
  • Investors in People Bronze Award, Investors in People, 2016
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