37 hours per week
are exciting time on the Isle of Wight within Adult Social Care, the whole
service has supported a redesign that enhances strength-based practice, working
with the community and our third sector partners.
IASCC (Initial Adult Social Care) Team are looking for two enthusiastic Social
Care Officers who will be based within our front door duty team supporting with
the daily telephone assessments and where required will respond to any same day
urgent visits and /or support with any required joint visit.
post holders will also undertake Initial Assessments and Care Act Assessments,
supporting people to remain as independent as possible within our community.
The successful candidate will be using the Care Act criteria that enables the
person to remain at home as well as showing the ability to work within a
strength-based approach which is person centred and always has the person at
the heart of any assessment.
will benefit from a unique and enriching environment within an organisation
that values strong leadership, a good work life balance, quality management and
will share our ambitions, passion and attitude to ensure the people we serve
live the best lives possible. You will be a critical thinker who has competence
and confidence in your practice.
candidates will be suitably qualified with a NVQ3 in Care or equivalent. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and
understanding of The Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Data Protection Act and
evidence of ability to work to practice guidance/procedure. You will be
required to take part in the Out of Hours (OOH) stand-by duty rota as and when
requested by management on an occasional basis.
visit the Adult Social Care career opportunities page
which holds inspiring testimonies from team members, a guide to what the Island
offers as well as personal development opportunities we offer.
Community & Customer focused
Effective & Efficient
are proud of our commitment to offer:
Supporting and supervising all our social care workforce
Providing opportunities for our staff as they develop and progress their
Providing regular training opportunities.
looking forward to receiving your application if you have what it takes to make
a difference and share our vision and values.
out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
further information or an informal discussion please contact Julia Coles on:
01983 821000 ext 8987.
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.
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.
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
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.
view information pack and complete your job application online at
www.iwight.com/jobvacancies, telephone 01983 823134 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further information about applying. Please
note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will
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.