Two part time Personal Assistants are required to support a 19 year old student with physical disability. This young man will be commencing a course at Canterbury college in September 2019 and will be living close by in student accommodation. He is engaging and sociable and requires support to further develop his independence and allow him to enjoy student life to the full. He enjoys films and music as well as Xbox. He will need support in undertaking some college assignments.
Due to consistent success and exciting growth plans an opportunity has arisen to join an expanding Charity based in Thanet with operations in Herne Bay, Deal and Sheerness. This is an ideal role for an Assistant Accountant who is close to being fully AAT qualified and looking to step into a more managerial role. The successful candidate will have worked within a fast paced accounts department for a minimum of 2 years and has experience within all aspects of finance.
Do you have experience of providing high quality administrative support and the ability to work using your own initiative whilst planning your own workload? If you are able to maintain accuracy when dealing with data, then this could be a wonderful opportunity for you to join our busy HR Team on a permanent basis.
East Kent Mencap is looking for a Maintenance Manager to provide a flexible, professional, customer focused Maintenance Service across all of our centres in Thanet, Canterbury and Swale. As well as a range of maintenance, security and cleaning works the post holder will be responsible procurement, planning and project management, Health and Safety, environmental management and reviews of cost effectiveness.
East Kent Mencap offers high-quality personalised day services to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs throughout East Kent. We are currently offering a full time contract for a Senior Support Worker to work in our Resource Centre in the Sheerness area. As this is an expanding service, your hours will also initially need to be shared within our housing and community areas.
East Kent Mencap are looking for a companion who would like to spend time with one of our older tenants on a regular basis. She is active and frequently likes to go on days out and weekends away. She loves spending time out and about and is looking for a mature female to share her love of arts and crafts, accompany her on trips, and have a chat over coffee on Wednesday and/or Thursday afternoons. This role would suit someone who is laid back and cheerful, with a good sense of humour.
A daring duo took part in the KM Charity Abseil this year to raise money for people with a learning disability. Trustee, Paul Pinder, who is also one of our tenants, challenged Canterbury Community Manager, Della Heaton, to conquer the 100ft drop.
This week, our tenants at Arkley Road celebrated Christmas, a little earlier than the rest of us. Support Workers, Kelly Forrest and Kerry Williams came up with the idea to have a ‘Christmas Day’ earlier in the month as tenants were heading back to their families for the holidays.
In October, we held our 57th Annual General Meeting which showcased our current successes and future plans. This time last year, members highlighted certain gaps in our services and we sought to change that. As a result, this year’s meeting was titled, ‘Responding to Members’.
We are proud to welcome a second Operations Manager to our team. Karen Loughrill has joined us to lead our Day Opportunities for adults and children with a learning disability and work closely alongside fellow Operations Manager, Tim Birchley, who is responsible for regulated care, domiciliary, community and supported living.