Department:
Strategy and Influence
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Town/City:
Enniskillen
Salary Details:
£25,344 (pro-rata for 25 hpw £16,896)
10 Jul 2022
Vacancy Type:
Temporary
Hours Per Week:
25

Job Advert

Mencap NI have an exciting new opportunity in our youth team for two part time youth workers in Belfast & Fermanagh.

We are looking for a proactive, passionate and experienced youth worker to lead the delivery of our FIVE health and wellbeing project for young people with learning disabilities as part of our dynamic youth team.

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! 

FIVE (Friendship Independence Vitality Empowerment) is an exciting project for young people 10-18 from across the Greater Belfast & Fermanagh Areas. This project has been supported by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland through the RTE Toy Show Appeal

As a member of Mencap’s youth team you will be working alongside highly committed youth workers who believe in creating a fun,inclusive and welcoming environment for young people with alearning disability to build their resilience and fulfil their potential.

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.

There is something for everyone at Mencap, please use the following link to see some of our amazing benefits you receive when you work for us.

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Benefits

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

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

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