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Support Worker x8, Ref: 50052818

Island Wide

Grade 4, £15,658.38 to £15,971.35

Contact: Please view information pack and complete your job application online at www.iwight.com/jobvacancies Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50052818

Closing Date: 26/11/2020

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Community Re-ablement and Outreach are looking to appoint Support Worker’s to join our expanding team that provides short term care and support to people in their own homes, who have been discharged from hospital or where we are helping people to stay at home and avoid going to hospital.

You will play a key role in delivering a high quality, personalised service, that actively supports and optimises people’s independence. Candidates will be expected to be flexible and will demonstrate a good understanding of working in a community setting that encourages people to do as much as they can for themselves.

This is a very rewarding role and is ideally suited to both those who are experienced and those who are new to health and social care.

As part of an enthusiastic team, you will benefit from shift-based pay including travel time, you will have the use of pool car for each shift as well as guaranteed hours per week plus overtime.

You will be working on a shift basis across the island with your start location being either Newportor Ryde.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Amanda, Trish or Penny, on 01983 823830.

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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.

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.