Southampton Mencap is looking for….

Saturday Activities Workers

Seeking reliable, enthusiastic people to support children and young people with a learning disability in play and leisure activities based at the Mencap Centre in Portswood.  We want to hear from you if you are looking for ongoing support work with Southampton Mencap, particularly on Saturdays when we provide two popular Saturday clubs for children under the age of 18.

The Junior Club (ages 6-11) pays staff from 9am-1.45pm
The Teen Club (ages 11-17) pays staff from 2.15pm-6.45pm

School holiday work is also available and this can be discussed at the interview.

Pay is from £7.05 p/h (£7.90 when holiday pay is added) for staff under the age of 25, and £7.50 p/h (£8.41) for staff over the age of 25.

For this position, some experience in childcare is preferred, enthusiasm and commitment is essential!  Training will be provided and applicants must be available to attend a half day induction.  Applicants must be over 18.

Activities Worker- Job Description 

Supervisor- Job Description

Supervisor- Person Specification

To apply please read the job descriptions/person specifications (above) then download our application form below or send in a CV and covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the position.

Application Form 

Post: Elly Iles, Activities Manager, Southampton Mencap, 187a Portswood Road, Southampton, SO17 2NF


For further information or to discuss any aspects of this role, please ring Elly Iles on 02380 584088.

 (This post is excluded from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act & a current DBS check is required)

Please check our volunteering page if you are interested in contributing in other ways to Southampton Mencap.