Events for week of 17th February, 2020

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Mon 17th

Gateway Social Club

17th February @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Tue 18th

Thanet Thinkers

18th February @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gamers Group

18th February @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 19th

Snooker Club

19th February @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fit Start

19th February @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 20th

GOLD Support Group

20th February @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Galaxy Choir

20th February @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri 21st
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Sat 22nd
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Sun 23rd
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We support people with a learning disability to achieve their potential and have the same opportunities as everyone else. If you have a few hours spare each month or perhaps each week and would like to get involved we would like to hear from you.

If you are:

  • enthusiastic, sociable and out-going,
  • practical in your approach to working with others, and
  • interested in empowering others and transforming lives

Then get in touch

To support you, we will:

  • facilitate your DBS check,
  • provide a full induction,
  • offer training opportunities where possible,
  • reimburse expenses where appropriate, and
  • support you with a reference where suitable.

Find out about our latest volunteer opportunities below:

East Kent Mencap’s GOLD project has been helping to train nurses at Canterbury Christchurch University. Members of GOLD, which is short for Getting On with Learning Disabilities, are all people with a learning disability in Thanet who receive little or no support. East Kent Mencap started working with the university in 2012, initially with student nurses. Students
Salary/Rate: £8.84 per hour Location: Thanet, Kent Hours: Full-time, 3-year contract Deadline: Wednesday 11th March Job Description: East Kent Mencap are looking for someone to support people who are part of our Getting On with Learning Disabilities (GOLD) group. This group is for people in Thanet who have a learning disability and live independently with little or no other
Salary/Rate: £8.21 – £9.28/hour Location: CT6, Herne Bay, Kent Hours: Full-time Closing date: Wednesday 11th March Job Description East Kent Mencap offers high-quality Day Services to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs throughout East Kent. Working with person-centred principles, user involvement and a committee made of representatives from our service users, we ensure that the
Salary/Rate: £8.67-£9.51 Location: Thanet, Kent Hours: Part-time and full-time positions available. Deadline: Friday 6th March Job Description: We are currently looking to expand our team of employees after developing a range of services aimed at supporting children, young people and adults with a learning disability, all of whom will have a wide range of complex physical, behavioural and communication