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Project and Systems Officer

Strategy and Influence
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Salary Details:
£20,045 FTE + excellent training & benefits
29 Jan 2021
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Interview Date:
12 Feb
About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;  

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want
Job Advert

Want to know how it feels to be a hero? Join us and find out.

Mencap NI is looking for an amazing person to support our  HEROES project (Helping Equality, Respecting Others, Enabling Success), backed by the EU’s PEACE IV programme and managed by SEUPB (Special EU Programmes Body).

As Project and systems officer you will be well organised, with a systematic and methodical approach to work, you will have experience of collecting and analysing data and preparing reports, and you will be proficient in the use of a range of MSOffice applications. 

This post is for 30 hours per week, fixed term until 31 December 2021. During the current Covid-19 situation, you may be expected to work from home for at least part of each week. As and when the situation eases, you will be based in the Mencap Centre in Belfast.  

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

Feel like you’re changing society. Feel part of something big. Feel like you’re doing something that really matters and feel like a hero!

Interested? We’d love to hear from you. Please apply with a full and up to date CV. Please also complete the "Why do you want to work for Mencap" section outlining why you are suitable for the role. 

This role will close on Friday 29th Jan and interview will take place on Friday 12th Feb via Microsoft Teams. 
JOB ID 20730

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.


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 up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us.
  • 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 Mencap Extras
  • 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