Working for East Kent Mencap

East Kent Mencap is not just an employer or service provider; we're a community. We're deeply passionate and committed to our mission, which is enabling and supporting people with a learning disability to achieve the things that they want out of life.

We work together with our members to create a joyful and enriching experience for everyone. We're exceptional at what we do, which is proven by our 73-year history leading the way.

When joining our team, you become a part of the East Kent Mencap community. We'll support you in your role with us, and work with you to make it as rewarding as possible.

We offer a full induction and training programme, salary progression, a generous holiday allowance increasing with length of service, a sickness allowance as well as a pension scheme and a mileage reimbursement scheme (40p per mile). We take staff wellbeing seriously, with an employee assistance programme in place to support you.

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that people are paramount. We’re agile, innovative, and we’re a place that provides meaning and reward for the people we support and for those who help us to achieve that.

We'd love to see if you can become part of the EKM community- apply today.

For more information call 01843 808 964 or email

Latest Vacancies

Take a look at our latest job vacancies below.

  Salary/Rate: £10.30 – £10.70 with sleep-ins payable at £70.47 per night. Location:  Herne Bay, Kent   Hours: Full time  Closing date:  09/06/2022 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?  Job Description: We have an exciting full-time opportunity in our Herne Bay team
  Salary/Rate: £10.30 – £10.70  Location: Thanet, Kent   Hours: Full time  Closing date:  09/06/2022   Extraordinary Times call for Extraordinary People!   Are you an individual who thrives on the challenge of a changeable environment?    Do you have the ability to be both flexible and versatile whilst enjoying the fast pace of our day resource activities?
Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary People! We are seeking a new member (initially on a 12-month, maternity cover contract) for our person-centred Thanet team who are driven to make a difference in people’s lives.  Location: CT9, Margate, Kent Salary/Rate: £10.30/hour plus £70.47 per sleep in Hours: 37 per week Duration: 12 months Job Description: The successful candidate will provide
Salary/Rate: £10.30 – £10.70  Location: Herne Bay, Kent   Hours: Full and Part-Time Opportunities  Closing date: 22nd May 2022 Extraordinary Times call for Extraordinary People! Do you want to be part of a person-centred team that makes a real difference in the quality of people’s lives?  We have exciting full and part-time opportunities for Support Workers