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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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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 have an exciting opportunity to be part of our catering team at the residential site in Yalding, Kent.
We are looking for a proficient home style cook/s who can work weekends and 2 afternoons a week from early January 2022. 
You will be working to the menu designed by the Head Chef to provide meals for the residents, volunteers, staff and clients. You will also need to ensure Covid H&S guidance is followed personally and within the kitchen environment.
  • Monday and Friday afternoons 3pm - 6.30pm 
  • Saturday and Sundays 9.30am - 2.30pm/3pm
There will be some flexibility depending on the number of residents we have and if we have any conferences taking place. This position could work well as a job share.
Full training given and you will need to be prepared to complete some online training.
You will be required to be Covid vaccinated (CQC registered care home).
You will be required to be enhanced DBS checked and supply two satisfactory references.
Competitive hourly rate of pay. 

For more information or to apply for the role, please send an application form alongside your CV to jane.wenban@kenwardtrust.org.uk.

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