We are looking to appointment a responsible, committed and forward-thinking waking night Respite care officer who will be supporting service users in the authority- run respite service for adults with a learning disability and behaviours that challenge.
You will play a part in delivering a high-quality service, which has a person-centred approach and actively supports and maximises service users' independence and life experiences. Candidates will provide support during the night for adults with learning disabilities who may require support to manage their physical, emotional and social requirements. Candidates will be able to identify and meet service user needs as per their support plan and risk assessments and have the ability to work on own initiative. You will complete domestic duties in accordance with waking night agenda and ensure that you remain awake throughout the night to monitor service user's Health, safety and well-being.
You will be well supported and receive regular structured supervision, training and development opportunities.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Laura McGovern on: 01983 526310.
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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 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 email@example.com if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.
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.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.