Vacancy at Bromley Mencap

Information and Training Officer (Learning Disabilities) – 37.5 hrs per week
Salary £26,000 + 2% pension   

To provide relevant and accurate information, support, guidance and signposting in an accessible format where necessary. The specialist worker will provide both one-to-one and group support for people with complex issues. Support will be flexibly based operating out of a central Bromley office but delivered at various, accessible locations, including support sessions in Mottingham and Orpington. The worker will act in a key working capacity where necessary, ensuring services are joined up and holistic, provide advocacy and attend case management meetings as required. For more information click here

Bromley Mencap Bulletin

Bromley Mencap’s Autumn issue of Bulletin is out now. Read about the opening of our new community hub providing training and employment opportunities for disabled people, the national Sleep in Crisis campaign, our summer activities, what the Day Opportunities team have been up to, two Step Forward achievers and lots of local and national news here

Proposed Changes to NHS Prescriptions

NHS Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking views on proposed changes to what is available on prescription in Bromley. The CCG is proposing to no longer support routine prescribing of health supplements and self-care medications for short term minor illnesses and injuries that will get better over time. The medicines covered in this proposal can be purchased from a pharmacy or a supermarket. NHS England recently announced that efforts need to be made to get better value for money in the NHS and eliminate waste.  To have your say on these proposals read the proposal leaflet on the CCG website here  and complete the online survey here The CCG has produced an easy read version for people with learning disabilities which you can access here  

Job Vacancy

Personal Assistant
Bromley Mencap are looking to recruit an energetic and enthusiastic PA to support a disabled young man to access his varied programme of day services.
As a PA you’ll provide high quality 1:1 support to assist our client to go about his day to day activities, from his family home and within the local community. He currently attends a range of college courses and day services and requires support to access these services fully. Our client is a wheelchair user, and requires assistance with all aspects of his support.  Click here for more details