Beaulieu House

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Bank Care Assistant, Ref: 45001720

Beaulieu House, Fairlee Road, Newport

Grade 4, £10.01 to £10.21 per hour

Contact: 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.

Vacancy Reference: 45001720

Closing Date: 21/01/2021

Hours: Variable

Contract Type: Casual

We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and adaptable people with a genuine interest in working with children who have a range of disabilities.

The post holders will be required to work alongside the dedicated and committed team at Beaulieu House, and the Disabled Children’s Intervention Team as a member of the central bank team covering shifts and calls sometimes at short notice.

Evening, weekend and night work will be a requirement of this position.

You will have a mature approach, be adaptable and possess an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent or be prepared to undertake training. A full current driving licence and an ability to drive a minibus would be advantageous.


For an informal discussion please contact Mark Dawkins, on 01983 533024.


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


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.


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.


Please note that this role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council delivers, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and did so for an agreed period of five years from 1 July 2013, the original five year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.


The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.