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, 17 August 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.
Sunday, 15 August 2021 by EastKentMencap
Salary/Rate: £9.70 – £10.53 per hour. Sleep-ins paid at £70.47 per night Location: Thanet, Kent Hours: Full-time Closing Date: 29th October 2021 Job Description: Our Complex Needs Support Workers offer bespoke support for children, young people and adults with a range of complex needs at home and in the community. These needs include complex health needs, communication issues and behaviours that challenge. All of our
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
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.
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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