South Wilts Mencap: Join the SWM team

Join our team.

South Wilts Mencap (SWM) supports people with learning disabilities; inspiring them to achieve their full potential and enabling them and their families to lead fuller lives.  Our team is made up of around 80 people, some volunteers, some self-employed part timers but all with a single purpose.

With the exception of Shop volunteers, it is necessary to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance for all members of our team.  We reserve the right to request references.

We are always keen to welcome volunteers to our team.  From helping out at Fun Days and Discos to sparing a few hours a week working in the Mencap shop, we are always delighted to hear how you may be able to help.

To find out more, click here.

Administration Officer

Employment status:    Self-employed at an hourly rate of £10 – £12 per hour
Hours per month:        4 – 6  hours a week for approximately three months – may be subject to extension

South Wilts Mencap (SWM) is a charitable organisation supporting people with learning disabilities within the Salisbury area of Wiltshire.  SWM has the aspiration to inspire all people with learning disabilities to achieve their full potential and to enable and support them and their families to lead fuller lives.
As part of an organisational restructuring, SWM is reviewing and revising its policies and procedures to ensure compliance and consistency across all the activities undertaken by the organisation.  This will require considerable administration work to prepare the documents, training files and support the project team for this work.

Job Description
Self employed contractor working from home reporting to the Trustee responsible for this project.

Key Responsibilities
To prepare policies and procedures for South Wilts Mencap.  To edit and finalise such documents and prepare for distribution.  Preparation of training folders, forms and templates.

Person Specification
Confident using Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Experienced in preparing formal documents, presentations and training folders
Excellent attention to detail
Competent at communicating; face to face, on the phone and in writing.
Self starter who is organised and efficient at managing workload to meet deadlines.

Experienced in writing business policies and standard operating procedures and of document control
Experience of preparing training materials
Experience of working for a Charity or voluntary based organisation.

Please request an application form by email
For more information ring Emma Harper on 07702 565318.

PR/Communications Support

At South Wilts Mencap, we are seeking support with our PR, communications and marketing from an individual. It may be that you work in this field fulltime or are recently retired. We would like to extend the work we do with the website, social media and print to make our communications even more effective and need your consultancy advice. This a voluntary role to provide support South Wilts Mencap on an ad-hoc basis.


Ability Bikes Club Coordinator

Do you love all things bike related?

In 2017, we launched an ability bikes club with Wiltshire Council that has proved enormously popular with all ages and abilities. The range of bikes will be increased in 2018 and SWM will take on the fulltime running of the club. South Wilts Mencap are looking for a bike enthusiast to help us with this exciting project. This role is a voluntary job to help with our weekly club during term time. To learn more about our ability bikes club, click here.

Email Emma Harper for more details