Following the retirement of a valued member of our team we have a unique opportunity for a Community Support Worker to join our mobile night team. You will provide a night service supporting people to remain in their own homes across the island.
Working closely with people who use our service and their carers you will have a key role in providing this highly valued service that aims to consistently deliver high quality, person-centred support; which actively promotes, supports and maximises people’s independence.
You will have a range of experience in working within a health or social care setting and an NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Care is essential. You will be required to keep clear and accurate records with some use of IT required for which full training will be given. You will also possess a willingness to further develop your skills through regular training updates is essential. Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of literacy and numeracy.
You will be well supported, receive regular structured supervision, training and development opportunities.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Amanda Davies, on Amanda.Davies@iow.gov.uk to arrange a time for an informal discussion or call 01983 823830.
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.
Closing date: 04.08.21
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.