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Wightcare Responder x2 Ref: 50044639

Seaclose Offices, Newport

Grade 4, £18,790.05 to £19,165.62

Vacancy Reference: 50044639

Closing Date: 24/12/2021

Hours: 36
Contract Type: Permanent

Wightcare is an emergency response service, supporting vulnerable adults to remain safe and independent in their own home, 24/7 365 days a year.

We are looking for individuals to support people in the community in an emergency by providing first aid, personal care and manual handling as appropriate. This role also involves the installation and maintenance of community alarm equipment for which full training will be given. 

Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults is desirable but not essential. 

Working a rolling shift pattern which includes nights and weekends, the successful applicants will need a wide range of skills and must be able to work flexibility to meet the needs of this busy but rewarding service.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Simon Sealey on 01983 821105. 

Please download and complete an application by hand in this instance.  Applications can be sent via post to: Wightcare, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, PO30 2QS or alternatively they can be scanned and emailed to wightcare@iow.gov.uk.

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

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework . 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, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer . Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online. 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.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. 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. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing Date: 03 December 2021