We are committed to supporting our people to be, do and feel their best.

This means ensuring our people have the right tools and resources to deliver exceptional care and support, which is why we’ve partnered with the award-winning online platform My Learning Cloud to transform the way we identify, manage and deliver our learning and development.

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We are delighted to welcome Gurjit Bhogal to our Board of Trustees, bringing exceptional skills and experience.

Gurjit is a medical doctor with NHS experience both as a General Practitioner and hospital consultant in the West Midlands.  

He has also been heavily involved in large-scale projects having worked for professional sports organisations too – as Team Doctor for the England Cricket Team no less, as well as working as Team Physician for Warwickshire County Cricket Club and at Aston Villa FC.

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We know that great teamwork is the hallmark of the best and most successful organisations.

Having been successful in recruiting new members to our Board of Trustees, arranging an opportunity to welcome them into Heart of England Mencap was the next step to building an effective leadership team with the commitment and passion for achieving our mission.

With that in mind, we were delighted to bring the Board together in-person for the first time in more than a year since the first lockdown, for a local ‘Away Day’.

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We're excited to be linking up to the government's 'Kickstart Scheme' to attract more young people into social care.

Aimed at 16-24-year-olds on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, the scheme funds jobs and training.

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