Adult Social Care - Career Opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions for this Service

Question: Who should I contact to obtain more information about the job?

Answer: The job advert provides a contact name and telephone of the recruiting manager or the recruitment co-ordinator. Please contact the named person on the advert to get more of an insight into the role.

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Question: How do I fill out the application form?

Answer: Guidance notes are available on the advert instructing you on how to do this.

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Question: What are the working hours for a full-time position?

Answer: 37 hours, 8.30-5pm Mon-Thurs, 8.30-4.30 Fri, with one-hour lunch break

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Question: How would I know if I’m shortlisted?

Answer: You will receive an email invite to interview within two weeks of the closing date.

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Question: When will I find out if I’ve got the job?

Answer: The interview panel will advise you of when to expect an answer.

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Question: What are the benefits of working for the Isle of Wight Council?

Answer: There are numerous benefits that are listed in the Council’s recruitment website. - Related Link

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Question: There are no vacancies for the role I’m interested in, can I inform you of my interest?

Answer: Please email the recruitment co-ordinator at hr.advisors@iow.gov.uk who will be able to store your contact details for up to six months in order to contact you with any relevant vacancies when they arise. CVs will not be accepted, only your contact name and email address/telephone number.

The Isle of Wight Council will store your contact details for up to six months if you have expressed an interest working with the council and there are no vacancies suitable to your qualifications and experience at the time you express an interest. To comply with the Council’s general data protection regulations, your information will be retained for recruitment purposes only. You will have to contact the recruitment co-ordinator after the six-month period to inform if you are still interested in vacancies with the council.

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Question: How do I apply for a job?

Answer: You can apply by going to the Online Application on the job advert.

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