For employers

Interested in working with people who have a learning disability?

For jobseekers

Mencap’s employment services support people with a learning disability to develop the skills and confidence needed to get a job.

Information to help you

Whether you are a person with a learning disability looking for a job or an employer looking to work with us, we've got all the information you need below.

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Having a job matters

Only 6% of adults with a learning disability known to their local authority in England are in paid work.

Being employed is about more than earning money. It’s about feeling valued, independent and fulfilled. We’re doing everything we can to make this possible for more people with a learning disability.

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Provider Access Statement

Our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to lead happy, healthy lives. We know we cannot achieve this alone and proactively welcome the chance to work flexibly with all partners who share and support this vision.

In line with the Baker Clause, any provider is encouraged to contact us to discuss what they can offer our learners/participants within our education and employability programmes to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence, broaden their horizons and support them into the world of work. To find out more visit: 


Our Provider Access Statement


Our Ofsted Rating

Ofsted inspected our employment services in June 2019.

In July 2019 they published their findings. You can find out more by reading the full report on the Ofsted website.

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