Read our stories below to find out the most recent happenings for East Kent Mencap, our members, supporters, and staff. Tell us about your experiences with East Kent Mencap here!
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 by EastKentMencap
Our Support Worker Dan enjoys sharing his musical abilities with our members. After meeting fellow musician Stephen at our Thursday virtual social club, they set up a session virtually with Vanessa playing the tongue drum, Stephen on Xylophone and Daniel on the keyboard.
The GOLD Project have been working with comedian Trevor Neal - of “Trevor and Simon” fame, you might remember them from Going Live in the 1980s! Trevor has been doing online improvisation and comedy workshops to support a GOLD podcast/radio show.
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 by EastKentMencap
While we are still unable to all meet in person, GOLD is pleased to share with you their 3rd DPG video. Guidance and rules around COVID-19 safety are changing all the time, but it's still good practice to follow the advice in the video to keep ourselves as safe as possible. You can watch GOLD's YouTube video here.
Salary/Rate: £8.98 – £9.11/hour Location: Shepway District Hours: Full-time Closing date: 12th August Extraordinary Times call for Extraordinary People! Due to new opportunities, we are expanding our services into the Shepway area. We have a vacancy for a full-time female support worker* to provide person-centred services to a range of client groups, including people with learning
Monday, 21 June 2021 by EastKentMencap
We are looking for Complex Needs Support Workers to join our Complex Needs team, who offer bespoke support for children, young people and adults with complex needs at our Margate-based Day Service.
Salary/Rate: £8.98 – £9.11/hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: CT6, Herne Bay, Kent Hours: Full time Closing date: Saturday 10th July Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary People! Do you want to be part of a person-centred team that makes a real difference to the quality of people’s lives? We have exciting full-time opportunities in our close-knit Herne
Thursday, 13 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
East Kent Mencap's Getting On with Learning Difficulties (GOLD) Project thanked Leon Williams for his generous contribution, after he ran the equivalent of 2 marathons to raise money.
Discos in person have become a staple of the events calendar at East Kent Mencap for a number of years, so we have been delighted to see that our members have kept up their enthusiasm to participate in the virtual events as well.
Thursday, 06 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
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Wednesday, 05 May 2021 by EastKentMencap
The Mayor of Ramsgate, Councillor Raushan Ara, made a donation of £500 to East Kent Mencap. This is one of her chosen charities during her term as the Mayor, and she has been a loyal supporter. The donation of £500 is going towards the Community Confidence Project in Ramsgate, which is a project for our