Isle of Wight Council

The Adelaide

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Support Worker

The Adelaide, Ryde PO33 3DQ

Grade:4 £15,932.43 to £16,251.08 per annum

Contact: For Further information please contact Kelly Ross at 01983 568621

Vacancy Reference: 45002717

Closing Date: 12/08/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 30 hrs per week


The Isle of Wight Councils Reablement and regaining independence service -The Adelaide Recently Rated by CQC as ""GOOD""  is looking for enthusiastic staff to Join the team to promote people regaining independence enabling them to return home or other suitable accommodation that is supportive of their needs, always ensuring the person is at the heart of everything we do which is paramount during a person’s journey of which you will be a part of.


You will Work to support Individuals to reach their goals in conjunction with the Management team, Senior support workers,  Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists.


We are looking to recruit to 30 hrs a week where by 16 hours are permanent and 14 hours are fixed term until 31/3/2023 alternatively this can be split into 2 positions of 16hrs permanent and 14 hrs fixed term


You will have a range of experience in working within care and a level 2 diploma  in health and social care would be an advantage.


A willingness to train is essential, the Council offers an extensive training suite that will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge you require to carry out your role to a high standard and is very supportive in every employees  personal development.


Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of literacy and numeracy. You will be supported and receive regular structured supervision.    

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

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.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

The Isle of Wight Council is committed to supporting all newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) through the implementation of a robust post graduate competency framework referred to as the Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE). The ASYE is intended to be the first stage of the continuing professional development for Registered Social Workers, and the framework will be closely allied to the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF).  You will be therefore, be required to satisfactorily complete the ASYE programme within a 12-month period (or 18 months if part time).

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.

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:  12/08/2022