Working with us
A support worker is required for 25 hours per week to provide care and/or support people with a learning disability to develop life skills and become as independent as possible within their own homes. This role will involve some elements of travel within the community of Thanet, Kent.
Monday, 15 October 2018 by EastKentMencap
East Kent Mencap is looking to recruit a number of support workers (full time and part time) to join our rapidly expanding support team in Swale. Our clients will be supported with their daily living skills such as accessing the community, shopping, cooking, and budgeting, this will be achieved by following person centred plans and the individual’s support plan.
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.
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.
In April, two local women organised a quiz night at the Honeysuckle Inn in Ramsgate, which was attended by over 50 people and raised £255 for our services.
Monday, 20 February 2017 by EastKentMencap
Our SPET team have been supporting the co-founder of Learning Disability England, Gary Boulet, to achieve the organisation's goal of making people's voices louder.
Thursday, 15 December 2016 by EastKentMencap
To spread some Christmas cheer, members of Blend singing group and East Kent Mencap recently performed a carol service for shoppers at Westwood Cross.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 by EastKentMencap
On Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, the local community helped East Kent Mencap raise just under £1000!