Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group and partners are undertaking a Co-production programme to design the future of emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Bromley. Co-production means that we want to design and shape the future service provision in equal partnership with the children and young people involved, and our first step in doing this is to gather insight from them about what supports their wellbeing and why. Click here for the questionnaire, closing date 31st August 2016
Bromley Mencap is recruiting for a new Family Support Worker for Children and Young People with Social and Communication Needs. Full details here
Bromley Mencap is delighted to have been awarded a 3-year contract from Bromley Council to deliver a new family support service for children and young people with social and communication needs. Click here to read the joint statement from Bromley Mencap and Burgess Autistic Trust.
Bromley Mencap’s packed summer edition of Bulletin is now available here . Read about our new PA Agency, another Jobmatch success, book in for our range of summer activities, the latest local and national disability news and our Bike Ride which was held during Learning Disability Week!
Launch of a NEW Specialist PA Agency
As a direct response to requests from our members, Bromley Mencap is opening a specialist Personal Assistant (PA) Agency, to provide support to people with learning and physical disabilities. This service is to enable disabled people to get out and about in their local communities and access day opportunities.
We have 20 highly professional Personal Assistants/Support Workers experienced in supporting people with disabilities who have completed:-
- Bromley Mencap’s comprehensive Induction Programme
- the Care Certificate – a CQC requirement for all PAs
- Enhanced DBS checks
- and are covered by Bromley Mencap’s Employee Insurance.
PAs/Support Workers can provide support:-
- to go to day opportunities
- at day services
- to access the local community
- to assist with budgeting/shopping
- to access leisure/learning opportunities
PAs are available to work flexible hours, full-time and part-time, at weekends and during holiday periods.
Please take a minute to vote for Bromley Mencap to become Sainsbury’s Local Charity Partner at their Bromley and Beckenham stores.
Sainsbury’s are now looking for Local Charity Partners and Bromley Mencap has been shortlisted at both the Bromley and Beckenham stores! Customer voting is open now both in-store and online at https://www.sainsburyslocalcharity.co.uk/
We have enjoyed a very successful relationship with both the Sainsbury’s Bromley and Beckenham stores in the past couple of years and they have helped us raise over £6,000 so we would really appreciate this opportunity again. Please vote for us and tell family and friends to vote too so we can raise much needed funds to deliver our services.
Saturdays – Fortnightly
£20 per hour plus annual leave & contributory pension
Bromley Mencap is recruiting an energetic and enthusiastic Scheme Leader for our successful Saturday Respite Project. Full details here
Macmillan Cancer Support have a range of 52 easy read booklets about cancer, produced with the learning disability organisation, CHANGE. The booklets contain information on how to stay healthy, signs and symptoms of different cancers, screening, treatments end of life and bereavement. The booklets are free to download here
Bromley Mencap’s latest Bulletin is out now and is packed full of news and articles including details on our welfare benefits support, a Twitter milestone, our new allotment, our brave Skydivers, funding news, our Rocking Around Rio Keep Fit classes and a very unusual risk assessment! Click here for the full issue.