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Casual Support Worker Ref: 45000549

The Adelaide, Ryde

Grade 4, £10.01 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 45000549

Closing Date: 03/10/2022

Hours:               Casual
Contract Type: Casual 

The Isle of Wight Councils Reablement and regaining independence service is looking for enthusiastic staff to promote people regaining independence enabling them to return home. Having a person-centred approach is paramount during a person’s journey of which you will be a part of.  you will Work to support Individuals to reach their goals in conjunction with the Senior support workers, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists.

You will have a range of experience in working within care and a level 2 diploma in health and social care would be an advantage.

A willingness to train is essential. Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of literacy and numeracy. You will be supported, receive regular structured supervision and be given many training and development opportunities.       

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have now amended the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 so that, from 11 November 2021, all adult care home workers and other visiting professionals will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an exemption or there is an emergency. Therefore, in order for us to meet this requirement, we will be seeking evidence from yourself as employment of an unvaccinated care home worker will breach the statutory restriction under the Health and Social Care Amendment Regulation.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Kelly Ross on: 01983 568621.         

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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 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.

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.