Isle of Wight Council

Adult Social Care & Community Well-being

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Job DescriptionPerson SpecificationTerms and Conditions
Support Workers x 5, Ref: 45006929

Community Re-ablement & Outreach – Island-wide

Grade 4 - £19,650 - £20,043 FTE

Contact: For further information or an informal discussion, please contact contact the Reablement and Outreach Management Team on 01983 823340'

Vacancy Reference: 45006929

Contract Type: Permanent

14 hours -  £7,435 to £7,583 per annum
30 hours per week - £15,932 - £16,251 per annum 

The Isle of Wight Council’s Reablement Homecare service is looking for enthusiastic staff to promote clients’ independence within their own homes and to deliver person centred support that actively promotes and maximises people’s independence.


You will be working to support clients to reach their goals set by the Reablement Leaders and Occupation Therapists.


You will have a range of experience in working within homecare and an NVQ2 in 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. A clean driving licence is essential.


You will be supported, receive regular structured supervision, training and development opportunities 

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sue Gibbs, on 01983 568621.

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A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

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.