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Kenward Trust has a national reputation for excellence in the field of drug and alcohol treatment and rehabilitation. Every year we help transform the lives of more than 200 men and women.

At Kenward Trust, our work spans from sessions in schools with our Think Differently Team providing education and interventions to young people across Kent, through to residential rehabilitation and providing support to those resettling in the community. Since we first opened our doors in 1968 we have helped to transform the lives of over 10,000 individuals and helped them create new futures for themselves in recovery. 

Would you like to join our team saving lives? Are you passionate about helping people turn their lives around?

We have a series of exciting opportunities to make a difference, develop your skills and work with dedicated and passionate professionals.

We are proud to have worked with individuals who have drug, alcohol and homelessness issues for over 50 years. We are a small registered charity with a big reputation for providing specialist services in these areas. We believe in offering our service users every opportunity to reach their individual potential and live life differently.

“Witnessing the change, self-esteem and confidence take place is an amazing feeling.”

If you have the required qualifications, skills and competencies to provide the very best services to those we help, we would love to hear from you. Please apply, stating clearly which role you are interested in, by sending a brief covering letter outlining why you think you’re perfect for the role and a completed application form to the HR team.

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We are recruiting for a Support Worker to join our Resettlement Team.

We are looking for a caring and professional person who has experience of working within Drug and Alcohol services or similar fields such as Offender Services, Mental Health or Homeless Charities.  

This is a highly rewarding and demanding role. The successful candidate will be supporting a client group within residential settings who have experienced difficulties as a consequence of homelessness and/ or drug and alcohol misuse. You will be supporting them as they move on to the next stage of their recovery and help them establish independence.

We require enthusiastic candidates who need to be able to work well under pressure, be able to think quickly, and use their own initiative. We require strong team players who can build relationships with our service users and embrace diversity

If you have suitable skills or experience to offer we would like to hear from you. Some knowledge of the UK benefits system would be helpful.

Applicants must be willing to adhere to the Kenward Trust Covid policy 

Applicants must have the Care Certificate or show a willingness to work towards achieving one.

Competitive hourly rate of pay

This is a full time 37.5 hour a week role with some weekend working required 

View the full job description here.

If you are interested please email your CV and an application form to jane.wenban@kenwardtrust.org.uk

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be required to provide supporting references.

Closing date: 19th August 2021

Interviews to be held 26th August 2021

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We are looking for a caring and professional person who preferably has experience of working within Drug and Alcohol services or similar fields such as Offender Services, Mental Health or Homeless Charities.  

If you have suitable skills or experience to offer and are able to work across a 7 day rota we would like to hear from you.  Applicants must be willing/ able to wear a mask in accordance with the Trusts Covid policy 

Applicants must have the Care Certificate or show a willingness to complete this within the first four weeks of employment.

Starting salary £20,245 p/a

This is a full-time 37.5 hour a week role. There is an 8-week rolling rota based on 12.5-hour shifts with a maximum of 3 shifts per week Monday – Sunday inclusive. Shifts start at 7.45 am and finish at 8.15 pm.

This is a demanding but rewarding role and candidates need to be able to work well under pressure, be able to think quickly, and use their own initiative. We require strong team players who can build relationships with Residents and embrace diversity.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be required to provide supporting references.

View the full job description here.

Send your applications or to ask any questions email jane.wenban@kenwardtrust.org.uk

 

Closing date: 11th October 2021

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We are looking for a creative and organised individual to join our team as a Marketing & Fundraising Assistant. This is a varied role working with our small Marketing Team to promote both Kenward Trust and Kenward Place with both B2B and B2C marketing. 

This role will be perfect for anyone wanting to begin their career in marketing or fundraising, with training opportunities available. 

If you have any skills you believe we will be interested in, we would love to hear from you.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be required to provide supporting references.

Read the job description here.

Send your application and CV to jane.wenban@kenwardtrust.org.uk

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This is a multi-faceted role demanding high standards of client-centred care, which includes:

  • Ensuring the physical, emotional and social wellbeing of residents at all times
  • Ensuring the individual daily living requirements and treatment needs of Service Users are met
  • Participation in the delivery of therapeutic interventions, both group and individual
  • Ensuring the delivery of care to all residents meets the required high standards of The Trust and Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Applicants must be willing/ able to wear a mask in accordance with the Trusts Covid policy.

This is a demanding but rewarding role and candidates need to be able to work well under pressure, be able to think quickly and use their own initiative. We require strong team players who can build relationships with Residents and embrace diversity

If you have the experience and the skills that we are looking for and are able to work across a 7-day rota we would like to hear from you.

 

To view the Job Description for this role click here.

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be required to provide supporting references.

Send all applications to jane.wenban@kenwardtrust.org.uk

 

 

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We are recruiting Qualified Counsellors and Recovery Coaches to join our Team at Kenward Trust.

These roles are ad hoc.

Experience of recovery work, substance misuse counselling or couple counselling is essential.

Kenward Trust has a national reputation for excellence in the field of Drug and Alcohol treatment and rehabilitation. 

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be required to provide professional indemnity insurance and satisfactory references.

If you are interested please contact Nic Boniface at 01622 812603 (Wednesday- Friday) or email nicola.boniface@kenwardtrust.org.uk 

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