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Development Assistant

Golden Lane Housing
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Salary Details:
£23,393 plus excellent benefits
Advertising End Date:
21 Aug 2019
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About Mencap
Golden Lane Housing works with people with a learning disability to provide supported housing around which they can build their lives. We were established as an independent registered charity by Mencap in 1998 to help tackle the immense challenges that people with a learning disability face in finding a home.
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Would you like to work for an organisation that was listed as number 12 in the Sunday Times top 100 best not-for-profit organisations to work for in 2019??

We have a fantastic opportunity available for a hardworking and diligent individual to join our Development team in Manchester. We are recruiting for a full-time Development Assistant on a permanent basis to help with our ambitious growth plans. 

The Development Assistant provides support our fantastic Development Team. You will ensure delivery on 5 key areas which is vital to our success:

  • Customer Service

  • Financial Performance

  • Market Expert

  • Business Process Supporter

  • Relationships manager

Providing excellent customer service is key in this role, you will be liaising with Golden Lane Housing Tenants, their support networks, landlords and investors we work with. You will also be working with our housing and operational teams to ensure services are handed over and our customers receive an excellent service.

This role will be based in our Manchester office at Parkway Business Centre on a Monday – Friday 9am-5pm basis. There may be travel involved occasionally.

We are passionate about what we do and are looking for like-minded individuals. If you are looking for a role that will offer you a career and will prove to be rewarding, then we want to hear from you! 

Please apply your CV and covering letter.



As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions upto 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you will be auto-enrolled into NEST
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development


*T&C's apply based on contract