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We currently have the following opportunities, so if you would like a new challenge then join our friendly and dedicated team.

These  posts are subject to an Enhanced Criminal Disclosure being obtained from the Criminal Records Bureau.

If you would like to join our dedicated team at Strode Park, please contact us on 01227 373292 for an application pack or email recruitment@strodepark.org.uk. Alternatively, you can download all three PDFs below. Print out and complete each of the forms and return them all together to the address provided on the top of the forms.

1. Application form.pdf

2. Equal opportunities form.pdf

3. Data Protection form.pdf

Neuro-Physiotherapist

Re-Ability, a service provided by Strode Park Foundation, Kent’s premier charity for children and adults with disabilities.  The service is a residential post-acute, neuro-rehab service that works in partnership with the NHS and its commissioners.

Our multi-disciplinary team is looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapist with a special interest in acute rehabilitation while providing the best possible care.

The role will require the post holder to take on their own caseload, while being part of an experienced team of therapists who take a proactive and innovative approach to CPD, evidence based practice and service development.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary – £30K – £37K (Band6)
  • Permanent Contract – 35 hours per week
  • Flexible Working Hours by arrangement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Onsite parking
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme

We welcome an informal conversation or visit. Please email either hugh.brunskill@strodepark.org.uk or Sandra Wiltshire sandra.wiltshire@strodepark.org.uk alternatively call 01227 373292

Registered Nurse

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Nursing at Strode Park: A Vocation and a Profession.

At Strode Park House, our nursing team’s blend of traditional nursing values and modern nursing practice provides excellent quality care, rehabilitation and support to people with a wide range of disabilities.

Strode Park’s working environment is superb and sociable. Also, car parking and meals are free.

Usual earnings at SPH are in the region of £27-29k p.a. but with potential to exceed 35k p.a.

Find out more, call John Cotterill or Sandra Juniper on 01227 373292.

The above post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information or an application pack please email: recruitment@strodepark.org.uk or download an application pack or you can call 01227 373292

Lead Carer

Strode Park House, Herne Bay

Strode Park Foundation is a charity based in Herne Bay, Canterbury and Rainham.  It is fully CQC complaint and has an excellent reputation.  It provides residential and community services to adults and children with complex disabilities.

Lead Carer

If you are patient with excellent leadership skills, have the ability to support staff whilst they are undertaking their induction and ongoing development, the above post could be the one for you!

You will need to confidently be able to provide physical and social support to individuals to ensure they can achieve an appropriate level of independence and wellbeing in line with their aspirations and abilities.

In addition to this you will be responsible for:

  • The Induction & Training of all new and existing staff to ensure they are able to deliver the service at the standard required.
  • Be responsible for the support and supervision of all care staff.
  • Pro-actively lead a team of dedicated care staff for a designated area of the home

Essential to the role is a Diploma/NVQ 3 in Care and a current driving licence with at least 2 years experience within a similar role.

Benefits include:

  • £7.33 per hour Social, £7.94 per hour Unsocial
  • Permanent Contracts
  • Full Time Contracts – 37.5 hours per week, 7 Days a week,
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free Home Cooked Meals
  • Free Training carried out by our Accredited Training Department
  • No Uniform
  • Free Onsite parking
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme

If this interests you and you want the security and benefits full time permanent employment offers, we would love to hear from you. Call our HR Department today to discuss the opportunities further on 01227 373292 or download an application pack or alternatively email recruitment@strodepark.org.uk

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Care Assistant

Strode Park House, Herne Bay

Strode Park Foundation is a charity based in Herne Bay, Canterbury and Rainham.  It is fully CQC complaint and has an excellent reputation.  It provides residential and community services to adults and children with complex disabilities.

As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to the residents, helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in your care. Your main responsibilities will be to provide a high level of care to our residents ensuring their wellbeing, giving personal care, maintaining a high level of hygiene, accurately recording observations in accordance with the resident’s conditions, informing the senior on duty of any changes and responding accordingly, serving meals and assisting our residents as necessary.

Ideally you will have some experience in the Healthcare environment although we will provide you with all the training you need to be successful in the role.

However we would also be interested to hear from applicants who have no prior experience, but have a caring nature and are looking to pursue a career in the Healthcare sector. Strode Park provides all employees the opportunity to develop their career by gaining appropriate qualifications, for example NVQ’s Level 2 & 3.

Benefits include:

  • £6.63 per hour – £6.90 per hour
  • Permanent Contracts
  • Full Time Contracts – 39 hours per week, 7 Days a week, Days or Nights Available
  • Flexible Shifts – by arrangement
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free Home Cooked Meals
  • Free Training carried out by our Accredited Training Department
  • No Uniform
  • Free Onsite parking
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme

If this interests you and you want the security and benefits full time permanent employment offers, we would love to hear from you. Call our HR Department today to discuss the opportunities further on 01227 373292 or download an application pack or alternatively email recruitment@strodepark.org.uk

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Independence Trainer

Working throughout our Lifestyles Unit you will be involved in enabling our young students to reach to their full potential, enabling them to eventually live independently.
You should be able to support their independence and social physical well being within a sensitive and supportive environment.
You will assist in delivering activities to enable students to maximize their learning capabilities.
You will maintain an accurate record for the students training, whilst ensuring all clients meet their personal hygiene and nutritional needs.

Experience in care is preferred though full training will be given with the opportunity to obtain a Diploma 2 in Care.

35 Hours per week including evenings and weekends.
Hourly rate of Pay £6.63 per hour, £6.90 per hour Unsocial

Driving License is preferred
Additional allowance is paid for Diploma/NVQ 2 Qualification.

Closing date for completed applications is the 15th December, 2014.

The above position does require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an Application pack or further details on the position please email: recruitment@strodepark.org.uk or telephone 01227 373292 for an application pack.

Children’s Residential Bank Care Worker

Footprints, Canterbury

We are currently recruiting enthusiastic, caring reliable individuals with a desire to work with disabled children at our residential service in Canterbury.

You will be expected to empower young people with disabilities to: Engage in a range of activities of their choice and provide appropriate physical, social and personal care throughout the day and night. Support individuals in achieving an appropriate level of independence and well being, keeping in line with their aspirations and abilities. Whilst maximizing their experiences and developmental opportunities.

You must be able to work as part of a close knit team and where necessary, on your own initiative to a high standard. Good interpersonal skills and communication are essential.

You must have an NVQ 3 in Children and Young people or be willing to work towards the award and a current driving license.

We are looking for motivated and committed individuals with a calm approach. Experience of working with children and young people or in residential care setting is desirable, however full training will be provided to successful applicants.

We offer an hourly rate of pay at £6.73 per hour or £7.42 per hour with a diploma 3 qualification.

37 contracted hours per week but hours will include working days, nights and weekends.

Interested? Then please contact Laura Pearce for further information on 01227 788779 or for an application pack e-mail recruitment@strodepark.org.uk or telephone 01227 373292

The above post is subject to an enhanced disclosure being obtained from the disclosure and barring service.

Closing date for application is: 1st December, 2014

 

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Community Housekeeper/Domestic

Strode Park Foundation is a charity based in Herne Bay, Canterbury and Rainham.  It is fully CQC complaint and has an excellent reputation.  It provides residential and community services to adults and children with complex disabilities.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Housekeeper to join our successful Community team working within Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right skills to get involved in a demanding service. You will work as part of the Community team ensuring high standards of cleanliness throughout our service user’s homes.

Hours: 16 hours per week worked over Monday – Friday 09:00am-5:00pm

Hourly rate £6.76 per hour Social £7.73 per hour Unsocial.

Mileage allowance paid at 23p per mile

A driver is desirable 

Benefits include 28 days annual leave, full in-house training provided and free onsite parking.

Closing date for the completed applications is the 1st December, 2014

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an Application pack or further details on the position please email: recruitment@strodepark.org.uk or telephone 01227 373292 for an application pack.

Community Carer

Would you like to assist people with physical disabilities to live independently in their own homes?

We are currently recruiting compassionate self-motivated and outgoing individuals for our ComCare service. Our service provides care and support to physically disabled adults and children in their own homes to help maintain their individual needs and levels of independence. 

You may already be experienced, if not you will receive all necessary training. We also offer the opportunity to further you career through additional recognized training such as a Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Good communication skills, own transport and mobile phone are essential for the position.

We operate a shift pattern for all Care Staff which allows our staff to work around personal commitments, the shifts are allocated within the specified times on a rolling two week rota:

Week one: Early shifts 7am – 2pm

Week two: Late shifts 2pm – 10pm

We are looking to recruit carers working between 16, 20 and 35 hour per week within Herne Bay, Whitstable and Canterbury areas.

We offer hourly rates of pay from £6.76 per hour to £8.76 per hour.

Mileage allowance paid @ 23p per mile.

The position requires an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information or an application pack please email: recruitment@strodepark.org.uk or download an application pack, alternatively you can call 01227 373292

Carers in Herne Bay

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, caring, reliable individuals with a desire to work with disabled adults at our residential service in Herne Bay.

You will be expected to empower adults or young people with disabilities to support their independence and social and physical well being within a sensitive and supportive environment.


You will assist in delivering activities to enable service users to maximise their capabilities.


We are looking for motivated and committed individuals with a calm approach. Experience of working within residential care is desirable but not essential as all training will be provided to suitable applicants.

You must be able to work as part of a team or on your own initiative to high standards. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

You must have a NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards the award within twelve months of being in the post. Full Driving Licence is preferred.

We offer an hourly rate of pay at £6.63 per hour social or £6.90 per hour unsocial. An Enhancement of 20p per hour paid for relevant qualification.

Working hours: 39 hours per week, working days, nights and weekends.

The above post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an application pack please email: recruitment@strodepark.org.uk or ring 01227 373292.

 

 

Fun Club Volunteer

Are you a child-care student looking for a placement, or maybe you have a little time to spare? If so, then please read on…

Footprints is a residential and respite service for children with disabilities.

If you have an understanding of children with a range of complex disabilities and would like to assist and support our dedicated team of carers with our weekend and school holiday fun club at Footprints, Canterbury this may be the volunteering role for you…

The fun club is currently running from July to September, 11am to 3pm and it includes arts and crafts, music and lots of fun!!!

If you would like to apply to be a volunteer then please call the Volunteer Coordinator on 01227 373292 or click here for more information and an application form.