Vacancy at Bromley Mencap

Mutual Carers Support Worker
Hours: 25 hours per week
Salary: £17,641 (FTE £26,643) + 3% pension

Bromley Well is commissioned by the London Borough of Bromley and Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group to deliver services for local people to help them maintain both their physical and mental health as well as their independence and employment opportunities.
You will provide support and activities for mutual carers who would benefit from early intervention and preventative support. As the Mutual Carers Support Worker you will provide outreach support for an ongoing caseload of 30 families where a person with a disability, long term health condition or mental health issue is living at home with elderly parents or other relatives and each is caring for, and therefore dependant on the other to enable them to continue living independently in the community.
You will provide one-to-one support and facilitate peer support groups, workshops and training sessions focussing on improved health, resilience and independence.
For more information about the role and how to apply click here

Bromley Mencap New Cycling Project

New Cycling Project
Bromley Mencap has been awarded funding from Cycling Grants London for our new project ‘Bromley Disability Cycling’. The project will provide individual and group cycling training sessions for disabled people and their families to help improve their health and well-being. It will also deliver 8-week cycling and bike maintenance courses for families. The project will use reconditioned bikes which our students have worked on in our community hub. The cycling project will benefit from the one mile cycling track at Norman Park. Join up now! More details here

SEND Matters Live – Transition

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Thursday 27th June is the next SEND Matters Live event where parents/carers are encouraged to ask questions to a panel of leaders across the local area – all questions and answers are recorded on the Local Offer and Bromley Parent Voice websites for those that are unable to make the session. This month’s theme is Transition. Full details here

Learning Disability Week

This year’s Learning Disability Week takes place 17th to 23rd June and the theme is sport and inclusion. To celebrate the week Bromley Mencap is holding a free, accessible tennis event on 19th June. Full details here

Bromley Mencap Bulletin

The latest Bromley Mencap Bulletin is out now! Read about our CQC Inspection, our new Children’s Wellbeing project, consultation plans on Bromley’s new Learning Disability Strategy, all the latest Bromley Well news and lots of community fundraising activities!  Read more here