post bubblepink Benefits of Working for Ealing Mencap



Our employees are integral to the success of Ealing Mencap. Recruiting, developing, and retaining the best employees —from a wide variety of diverse backgrounds—provides us with a team that can create a supportive atmosphere where our customers are able to flourish. We foster a culture based on listening, sharing, inspiring, helping, and learning, and we regularly seek feedback on how we can perform better.


Ealing Mencap has made extensive changes to improve employees’ work experience. In 2017 we launched our business strategy, the roadmap to how we will deliver our vision where ‘Everyone we support will have the opportunity in life to reach their potential’.


Our comprehensive package includes a wide range of benefits including:


  • Competitive salary
  • * Auto enrolment pension scheme with Employer contributions
  • A generous leave package which includes 22 days pro rata annual leave (increasing to 25 after 5 years’ service and 28 after 10 years’ service) plus UK Public Holidays pro rata
  • Additional Christmas Leave
  • * Sick Leave for permanent staff
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Staff Recognition awards. Everyday our staff and volunteers make a positive difference to the lives of the people we support. There are also staff and volunteers who go above and beyond to change people’s lives and make a difference.   To celebrate this we hold annual awards. Nominations are made by our Staff group and reflect our 4 values which are:
    • Brave
    • Innovative
    • Respectful
    • Approachable

Our CEO and Staff Representative Group (Employee Voice) consider all nominations and make a decision on the successful nominees who are awarded a prize.

  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Staff Representative Group – Employee Voice
  • * Westfield Health (The organisation covers the cost for the employee and the Employee can add cover for their partner or children under 18 at their own expense)
    • 11 Benefits and Services broken down into 2 categories – money back and health and wellbeing
      • ‘Money back’ applies to optical, dental, dental trauma, chiropody, consultation and therapy treatments such as physiotherapy and acupuncture.
      • ‘Health and Wellbeing’ includes access to MRI, CT and PET scanning facilities, best doctors, 24 hour counselling and advice line and personal health risk assessment.
  • * Paid Time off to attend up to 4 half day medical appointments for confirmed long term conditions
  • Free tea and coffee at EM locations
  • Free lunch at quarterly staff days.


*This applies to fixed term and permanent contracted staff only who have successfully completed their probationary period