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Are you looking to apply for your first job?
Do you want a change of career?
If you’ve never worked in care before but want a challenging rewarding role where you can really make a difference to other people’s lives, where you’re given excellent training and support, then Harpenden Mencap is the place for you.
Are you kind, creative, energetic, patient, talented, innovative and a people person?
Do you like fun, jokes, being part of a supportive team and can care for amazing people?
If the answer is yes to any of these questions why not get in touch with us and consider applying to work at Harpenden Mencap?


Harpenden Mencap is an enjoyable place to work, the enthusiasm for the work provides us with an overwhelming sense of achievement and enables the charity to better the lives of others. Many of our staff have been with us for extended periods of time including 30% working for 15 years or more (as of July 2018).  

We are constantly growing and roles become available regularly, we always want to meet people who could work well with our service users and current staff team.

At Harpenden Mencap we have a set of values that sit at the core of the support we offer to those within our care, these aid us to effectively deliver our values and culture and provide an effective, positive and collaborative place to work for all.

We are Inclusive

People with a learning disability are at the heart of everything we do. Individual support is important to us and we ensure what we do focuses on meting your needs.

We are Caring

We treat everyone with respect and kindness. Being kind and caring are important qualities that we value throughout every aspect of our service.

We are Positive

We never stop believing in a better future and we celebrate what we are proud of now. Your achievements are recognised and celebrated; we are inspired by your dreams.

We are Challenging

When we see things that aren’t fair, we will campaign until we see real change. We will support you to have your voice heard and express your views and wishes.

We are Trustworthy

When we promise something, we don’t let people down.


If you feel you would be a good fit for our orgainisation. Please see the list of our current vacancies below.