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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

Registered Nurse

Please click here or on the image below to view our movie…

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.

Typical earnings exceed £35k with opportunities to earn more.

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

Closing date: 30th November 2014.

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

Neuro-Physiotherapist and MDT Lead

(Re-Ability Lead)

  • Salary up to £40K dependent on experience
  • 35 hours per week

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.

The role requires the post holder to take the specialist lead in physiotherapy and also supervise and lead the MDT. As well as leading the service, the post holder will carry their own clinical caseload.

We would welcome an informal visit. Please contact Hugh Brunskill, hugh.brunskill@strodepark.org.uk or Sandra Wiltshire, sandra.wiltshire@strodepark.org.uk.

Closing date for completed applications: 1st November, 2014

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

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 November, 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.

Children’s Residential Bank Care Worker

Footprints

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.

Only Bank positions are available; no fixed contracted hours but hours will include working days and nights.

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 November, 2014

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.

 

Bank Carers

Working over all departments within Strode Park Foundation, providing care and encouraging independence to our service users.

Varied working patterns, to help you work around your commitments.

Salary £7.43 per hour Social, £7.73 Unsocial

Shifts available:
Strode Park House: 7.00am – 1.30 pm or 1.30 pm – 8.00 pm
ComCare: shifts/hours between 7.00 am – 10.30 pm
Coach House: 7.00 am – 3.00 pm or 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Redwalls: between 7.30 am – 8.00 pm
Footprints: between 7.30am – 8.30 pm

For further details please contact Sandra Wiltshire for further information on 01227 373292 or email: recruitment@strodepark.org.uk for an application pack.