Tuesday, 17 September 2019 by EastKentMencap
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour Location: CT6, Herne Bay, Kent Hours: Flexible (part time and full time contracts available) Closing date: 16th October 2019 Job Description East Kent Mencap offers high-quality Day Services to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs throughout East Kent. Working with person centred principles, user involvement and a committee made of representatives
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: Thanet Hours: Full-time Deadline: Saturday 5th October Job Description: A support worker is required for 21 hours per week to provide care and/or support people with Learning Disabilities to develop life skills and become as independent as possible within their own homes. This role will involve
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £8.84/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: Sheerness, Kent Hours: Full-time Deadline: Monday 23rd September 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
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.
Margate Football Club kick-started the festive season for us by surprising our tenants with free tickets to a home game. On Saturday 24th November, football fans; Daniel, Louis, Stephen and Nick were supported by Senior Support Worker, Tamara Boarer to attend the Bostik League match against Bishops Stortford. Despite suffering a loss of 4-1, the group thoroughly enjoyed the day cheering on the team. They were given the opportunity to try out the 3G pitch themselves and even got to meet Margate FC Striker, Joe Taylor!
We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Margate to our photography exhibition this month. The photography group attend weekly sessions at our Margate Resource Centre to learn new skills.