Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 30 per week
Community Outreach which includes Reablement are looking to appoint Community Support Workers Island wide.
You will play a key role in supporting to deliver a high-quality service, which has a person-centred approach and actively supports and maximises their independence. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a good understanding of working in a domiciliary setting. This is a very rewarding role and is ideally suited to both who are experienced and those who are new to Caring.
As part of an enthusiastic team and a fulfilling role, you will benefit from shift-based pay, rather than contact time as well as guaranteed hours per week plus overtime. You will be working on a shift basis across the island with the Outreach team which is based at Sandown. However, your start location will be either Newport or Ryde.
This post is for an essential car user; however, you may have access to a pool car (full manual car licence preferred).
· Full paid training provided
· Paid annual leave
· Enhanced rates on bank holidays
· Access to a Council Pool Car will be available (subject to conditions)
· Opportunity to study for Diploma in Health and Social Care
· Employee recognition
· Uniform and regular supervisions
For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Amanda, Trish, or Yvonne on 01983 823830.
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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.
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Closing Date: 1st February 2023