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.