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Small, local and strong

A not-for-profit organisation working with

the Southampton Learning Disability community

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A small, local charity with big ambitions; specialising in truly relevant support and with clear objectives that focus on the needs of our users and their family carers...

Southampton Mencap is a voluntary organisation based in Portswood, Southampton for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and their family carers. We work to raise awareness to their rights, alongside the direct provision of a range of services. We also take great pride in remaining small, local and strong. Alongside this we place a strong focus on working with other local agencies and the Local Authority to jointly improve the services available to our client group.



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Southampton MENCAP – Finance and Admin Manager

Full time (Salary £28k-£30k) per year.

Seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and committed person to fulfil a finance and administration role within this lively local charity based in Portswood, Southampton.

The successful candidate will be qualified and experienced in using Sage accountancy software and the Microsoft Office suite as well as having the capability to create and maintain effective filing and data management systems. Alongside proven skills and experience in personnel and health and safety policies, some experience of the charity and social enterprise world is desirable.  

This role has a broad remit and the right candidate will be highly motivated and curious to learn, with a genuine interest in supporting the organisation to run smoothly and efficiently for the benefit of children and adults with learning disabilities and their families and community of unpaid carers. 

Please respond with your CV and a covering letter setting out why you want this role and how you meet the person specification. Applications should be sent to alex@southamptonmencap.co.uk. Please take time over this: strong written communication is a key requirement of this role. Applications without a full covering letter will not be accepted.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th April at the Mencap Centre in Portswood so please indicate your availability for this date.

Please download the full Job Description and Person Specification here.


We value equality and diversity and positively encourage applications from everyone.

As part of our recruitment process, Southampton Mencap collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The organisation is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. All applications will be deleted or destroyed one month after the recruitment process has ended.



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Southampton Mencap

187a Portswood Road


SO17 2NF


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