HOURS: 24 Hours per Week
CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent
are looking to appoint a positive, committed and forward-thinking Respite care
adults with a learning disability and Behaviours that Challenge in the local
authority-run respite service. You will support individuals physical, emotional
and social needs, support inclusion and promote their independence.
will play a key role in delivering a high-quality service, which has a person-centred
approach and actively supports and maximises service user’s independence and
life experience. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an appropriate
level of literacy and numeracy with a clear commitment to excellence. It is an
important feature of the role that service users have access to the range of
community activities and we therefore welcome applications from people who are
able to drive vehicles used by the service users while they are staying at
will be well supported and receive regular structured supervision, training and
further information or an informal discussion please contact Laura McGovern on
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.