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Job DescriptionPerson SpecificationTerms & Conditions
Wightcare Response Centre Operator Ref: 50049424

Seaclose Offices, Newport

Grade 4, £10.01 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 50049424

Closing Date: 31/12/2021

33% allowance for night-time and on call allowances         

Hours:                 Casual  
Contract Type: Casual

Wightcare provides a 24/7 emergency response service for vulnerable adults on the Isle of Wight.  In this role you will be part of a team that provides an effective and responsive monitoring and emergency response service for the Community Alarm/Telecare Service, as an integral part of the services for elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents on the Island. You will also provide a telephone answering service for outside agencies and be the Isle of Wight Council’s out of hours telephone answering service.

This role will requires working day and night shifts and include weekends and bank holidays to maintain the service.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Simon Sealey on 01983 821105.

Please download and complete an application by hand in this instance.  Applications can be sent via post to: Wightcare, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, PO30 2QS or alternatively they can be scanned and emailed to wightcare@iow.gov.uk.

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

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
www.iwight.com/jobvacancies Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk 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

Closing Date: 31 December 2021