The Gouldings Resource Centre

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Registered Manager Ref: 45007059

The Gouldings Resource Centre, Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Grade 12, £38,744 to £40,963 per annum

Vacancy Reference: 45007059

Closing Date: 19/08/2019

Hours: 37 per week    


The Gouldings Resource Centre provides vital support to people being discharged from hospital or helping people avoid admission to hospital. Our service offer extends to people receiving re-ablement care, day care and respite care that all results in a vibrant mix of activities and challenges in the home. 

There is no better time to join our service as we integrate our re-ablement and rehabilitation offer with colleagues in the NHS Trust. You will need to be fully conversant with CQC Regulations as well as having demonstrable knowledge and experience in managing services in partnership with others. You will be driven by offering personalised services that are safe and of the highest quality. This will be done using your excellent leadership skills and your keen eye for efficient and effective practice that pushes the boundaries of traditional service approaches.

To succeed you will need a minimum of QCF L4 in a related field as well as the ability to work flexibly and lead by example. You will be part of the senior team for re-ablement and rehabilitation services and as well as leading the day to day operations at the centre you will play an active role in managing  developing our service offer, across the health and social care system, into the future.

You will enjoy motivating and supporting a team of approximately 50 staff that includes Therapists, Assistant Managers, Support Workers and ancillary staff; all to get the best from them and to promote excellent care and support to the people we serve.

In return, we will offer you learning and development opportunities to excel in your role, an excellent salary and benefits package along with the support of a dynamic and experienced management team that will support you every step on this exciting journey.

Interviews will be held on either the 5 September or the 9 September 2019

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Martin Garbett on 

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. 

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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. 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.

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.

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.

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.