37 hours per week
you passionate about partnerships, innovation and improving the lives of
vulnerable adults living on the Isle of Wight?
If so we have the role for you.
changing things – at pace – in commissioning here on the Isle of Wight and our
sights are set on being a national exemplar of innovation and excellence,
delivering the very best person-centred outcomes for those we serve. We are
passionate in our belief that our residents have the right to expect no less.
have made huge progress over the last 12 months, but in many ways the journey
to great is just beginning. We must do more and need an exceptional and
experienced commissioning officer for housing to take forward our agenda in
making a difference to those we serve across this beautiful Island.
integral part of the commissioning team our you will be engaged in the
development and monitoring of innovative housing solutions for vulnerable
adults living on the Isle of Wight including extra care, and supported living
options developing housing strategies ensuring the right support is delivered
in the right way in the right place.
will also be responsible for the implementation and delivery of our Supporting
People Programme which includes providing vital accommodation and support to
people that find themselves with no place to call home. The success of these
programmes are vital if the IOW Council are to achieve our aims to make sure
in all forms will be a rare occurrence: we will provide the right support at
the right time, so people can access a home and sustain a home they can call
will be a brief experience: we will give individuals and families choice and
control by systemically improving pathways, support and accommodation options
to reduce the trauma associated to homelessness.
will be able to develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders,
influence and inspire teams, committed to co-production with the people we
will believe in and apply the following principles:
see the potential in all people and work with their strengths
listen, learn and respond through co-production
apply national best practice
see people, not labels
share our vision and values, we would love to hear from you
further information or an informal discussion please contact Ann O'Brien on:01983
out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the island here.
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.
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.
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
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.