Making a difference
Congratulations to Alison Fengas for Winning the ‘Workforce Development’ Award at the Kent Care Alliance (KICA) Awards!
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 by EastKentMencap
Here's what our HR Manager Alison Fengas had to say about winning the 'Workforce Development' award at the Kent Integrated Care Alliance (KICA) awards
Salary/Rate: £9.20-9.34/hour (Sleep-ins payable at £70.47 per hour) Location: Shepway District Hours: Full-time Closing date: Friday 27th 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
Back in December our CEO Jason Gerlack signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge on behalf of East Kent Mencap, and in the last two months our HR department have been working hard to implement valuable initiatives as part of this commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace. With
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 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.
We have been working closely with Foreland Fields School to raise the confidence of young people through discussions about their rights, alongside presentations from local groups. Foreland Fields School opened it’s doors to visitors from local businesses and groups in July to celebrate the first year of an exciting initiative to give pupils a voice about their future.
Hundreds flocked to support people with a learning disability at our Summer Festival this year. Despite the weather, smiling faces proved that everyone continued to have fun, take part in exciting activities and enjoy live music, regardless of age or ability. The one day event took place at Margate Football Club and offered an array of activities, including sports, live music and sensory sessions.