Wednesday, 09 October 2019 by EastKentMencap
East Kent Mencap are thrilled to announce that the charity has five free half marathon spaces for The Vitality Big Half in March 2020! This iconic half marathon begins at Tower Bridge and finishes at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. You’ll be running a stunning 13.1 mile course through the heart of London, cheered on
We support people with a learning disability to achieve their potential and have the same opportunities as everyone else. If you have a few hours spare each month or perhaps each week and would like to get involved we would like to hear from you. If you are: enthusiastic, sociable and out-going, practical in your approach to working
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: Thanet Hours: Full-time Deadline: 28th October 2019 Job Description: East Kent Mencap have an exciting FULL-TIME opportunity within their Thanet team! Working to the guidelines of Valuing People Now, you will offer a personalised service to up to 11 adults with Learning Disabilities within our
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: Deal Hours: Full-time Deadline: 28th October 2019 Job Description: East Kent Mencap is looking to employ a full-time support worker for the supported living service in a 4-bedded property in Deal and to work with community-based individuals in the surrounding areas. This exciting opportunity involves
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: Sheerness, Kent Hours: Full-time Deadline: Sunday 3rd November Job Description: We have an exciting full-time opportunity available for a support worker to provide care and/or support people with Learning Disabilities to develop life skills and become as independent as possible within their own homes. We support people with a
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: CT6, Herne Bay, Kent Hours: 1 full time, 1 part time Closing date: 28th October 2019 Job Description We have two exciting opportunities (ONE FULL TIME AND ONE PART TIME) available for support workers to provide care and/or support people with Learning Disabilities to develop life skills
Lee is 31 years old and regularly attends sessions at our Resource Centres in Thanet. On Tuesday 9th April, he delivered a talk to his peers and support staff at our Ramsgate Resource Centre about living with Cystic Fibrosis. With support from his keyworker, Fiona Wonford, and Mum, Annette, Lee stood in front of more than 20 people to explain what the disease is, how it affects him personally and the challenges he faces daily.
In January, Kent Police hosted an Internet Safety Workshop for people with a learning disability at our Herne Bay Resource Centre. The workshop covered social media, online scams and briefly touched on personal safety at the request of the attendees. Local Vulnerable Adult Intervention Officer, PCSO Dan Mimran led the workshop alongside his colleague, PCSO Matt Farley.
We have finally completed the purchase of Foresters Hall in Ramsgate after Thanet District Council agreed to sell the property through a Community Asset Transfer. Foresters Hall, which includes a listed building from 1811, as well as other properties, will provide us with much needed space to expand its services for people with a learning disability and their families.