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Senior Support Worker Ref: 50061928

Working Island-Wide, Based at Civic Centre, The Barrack Block, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 9EA

Grade 5, £19,544 to £19,945 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 50061928

Closing Date: 28/08/2019

Hours: 37 per week    


It is a really exciting time to be joining us. We are setting up a brand new team in partnership with colleagues in the NHS to divert people from the front door at the hospital and to support people to be discharged from hospital.

We are seeking a Senior Support Worker to join our brand new team. You role will be varied but rewarding. You will work closely with the Advanced Care Practitioner and Social Care Officer supporting and facilitating people’s journey through the service but your skills and experience will help you lead, develop, motivate and support our new team of six support workers. You will need to have experience of supporting people in their own homes with an understanding of completing care plans and risk assessments.

This is a demanding role that involves working a flexible roster pattern that includes weekends and bank holidays. You will be at the forefront of service delivery, leading by example and ensuring high quality services for people using our service and their families and carers.

Please note the date for interviews will be during the weeks commencing the 2nd and 9th of September.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Martin Garbett, on

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.