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Mencap is a charity. They support people with learning disabilities.

Do Mencap pay breaks?

Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks at Mencap.

Social Care Providers who pay breaks include Sense Scotland, Innovate Trust and Turning Point Scotland.

Last updated 8 February 2023

How we know this

Based on 90 job reviews from people who work at Mencap.

63% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Which social care providers pay breaks?

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What people are saying about sick pay at Mencap

  • Best thing

    the bond with pws

    Worst thing

    pay, no breaks, not much management support and guidance, lack of staff.


    Mencap Support worker, September 2022

  • Best thing

    Working with the lovely tenents

    Worst thing

    Management put too much stress and pressure on you too many hrs no breaks no support


    Mencap Support worker, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Lovely residents.
    Good pay.

    Worst thing

    Unsafe place to work if residents are violent.
    Awful management, they do not understand what we do at the bottom of the chain.
    Non paid breaks.
    No support from management.


    Mencap Support worker, February 2022

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