Mentor with care
Flexible, simple and individually led: these are the hallmarks of learning disability charity Mencap’s mentoring scheme. Head of learning and development, Alton Hobbs, talks to Liz Hall
Mencap’s mentoring scheme is one of the largest for an organisation the size of the charity, which employs around 8,500 staff and some 800 volunteers, most of whom work to support people with a learning disability to live their everyday lives.
The mentoring initiative, now in its third year, forms a key part of the organisation’s top talent programme, designed to help staff fulfil their potential...
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