We have an exciting opportunity for a self-employed, motivated and passionate person to develop and lead the organisation forward. In the new role as Development Officer, you will be supported to develop a 3-year plan, lead on fund raising and raise the profile of Leighton Buzzard Mencap. You will need a good understanding of additional learning needs and be able to work independently. If you are interested in applying or finding out more, please visit our LinkedIn page (and
This is an opportunity to take part in a research project looking at the impact of stress on people who care for adults with an intellectual disability. This includes family members, friends, neighbours and other carers providing regular, unpaid support to a person with an intellectual disability. Carers (informal/family carers) are invited to partake in one virtual interview, scheduled at a time that is convenient for them, to find out about their experiences of providing ca
Did you know we are currently seeking one or two people to strengthen and enhance our Board of Trustees? In this voluntary role, we seek people with commitment, passion, courage, understanding and a can-do attitude as we begin to devise and implement an exciting new 3-year plan. By joining the Leighton Buzzard Mencap Board of Trustees you can help shape the support that will be offered locally to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families. You will be j
Central Bedfordshire Council is asking parents and carers for their views on proposed changes to its home to school and college travel assistance policies, which outline who is eligible for free or discounted travel to school and college. In certain circumstances, the Council provides support with home to school and college transport to school pupils aged 5-16, and students attending post-16 education. The Council is proposing changes after parents, carers and professionals f
Here at LB Mencap we'd like to share with you some easy-read documents to help you find the information you need on COVID-19 and getting the vaccination. Click on the links below to find out more. Mencap: Speaking to your GP about the Vaccine Public Health England: A Guide to your COVID-19 Vaccination If there is anything else you'd like to know, please do get in touch and we will do our best to help.
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