Isle of Wight Council

Community Outreach & Reablement

How to Apply
Option 1

An online application form is available for this vacancy: Online Application You are strongly advised to print these Guidance Notes before completing an Online Application form: Guidance Notes

Option 2

A downloadable application form is not available for this vacancy.

Job Packs

Click on the titles below to download further information regarding this vacancy:

Job summary Terms and Conditions
Support Worker - HMP

HMP IOW- Clissold Rd, Newport PO30 5NX

Grade 5E £19,724.86 per annum FTE

Contact: For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Amanda Davies at 01983 821000 ext. 6651 email:

Vacancy Reference: 50061932

Closing Date: 14/10/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 32hrs x2 

We have an exciting opportunity for Support Workers to join our team who deliver care and support to people staying at HM Prison Isle of Wight.

You will play a key role in supporting to deliver a high-quality service, which has a person-centred approach and actively supports and maximises people’s independence.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a good understanding of working in a domiciliary setting providing double handed care and support to people who have care and support needs.

This is a very rewarding role and is ideally suited to both who are experienced and those who are new to Caring.

As part of a new and enthusiastic team, you will benefit from shift based pay , rather than contact time and guaranteed hours per week plus overtime.

You will be working on a shift basis, at HMP IOW in Newport




  • Full Paid Training Provided
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Enhanced Rates on Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to study for Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Employee Recognition
  • Uniform and Regular Supervisions .


For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Amanda Davies at 01983 821000 ext. 6651 email:


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

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 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 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: 14/10/2022