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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.
£10 per hour plus annual leave and contributory pension
Bromley Mencap is recruiting energetic and enthusiastic Support Worker/Personal Assistants (PAs) for our new PA Agency. PAs will support clients with learning and/or physical disabilities. As a PA you’ll make a real difference to our client’s lives as you’ll provide high quality 1 to 1 support to assist them to go about their day to day activities,either within their own homes or within the local community. This service is registered with the Care Quality Commission. Apply here
Bromley Mencap has secured an allotment at the Hawes Lane Allotment Association for our Day Opportunities Project. Our community gardening project will run on Wednesdays. To find our more and book a place click here
Inclusion London, Transport for All and the Alliance for Inclusive Education have put together, in consultation with their members and Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations, a “Disabled People’s Challenge to the next Mayor of London” manifesto. A pdf and word version of the manifesto are available to download here
Bromley Mencap’s latest Bulletin is out now, click here. Read about our successful cookery course, our expanding Day Opportunities programme, our new Jobmatch Manager, the latest disability news and why not book a Sky Dive!
Mastermind Business Network are holding a charity golf day on Thursday 24th March at Farleigh Golf Club, Old Farleigh Road, Selsdon, Surrey CR6 9PE to raise money for Bromley Mencap. The package costs £45 and includes the following – 9.30am meet for drinks and breakfast rolls, 10am Golf – 18 holes around the course at Farleigh’s and, following the golf, there is lunch and drink at the Club House. And all for £45! To register your interest please contact email@example.com
Since writing the original report and making recommendations following the abuses revealed by the Winterbourne View scandal, Sir Stephen Bubb has published a report calling for the creation of a learning disability commissioner. The full report Time for change: The challenge ahead can be read here
Bromley Mencap is recruiting a SEN Independent Support Worker. Part-time 21 hours/week £25,000 (£14,189 pro rata) plus 3% pension. Full details click here