Isle of Wight Council

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Reablement Leader HMP - Community, Ref: 50064857

Sandown and HMP IOW, Isle of Wight

Grade 7, £21,351 - £22,658 per annum actual salary

Contact: Amanda Davies on

Vacancy Reference: 50064857

Closing Date: 07/10/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 per week

We are seeking a Reablement Leader to join us in a newly created role, leading a team of support workers who assist people in HM Prison Isle of Wight.

You will be based within our community team in Sandown with travel expected islandwide. Your role will be varied but rewarding. You will undertake assessments and reviews for the care and support offered in the HMP Prison as well as in peoples own homes in the community. You will manage a caseload of people we support, reviewing their care needs with them however your skills and experience will help you lead, develop, motivate and support your team of support workers.

You will need to have experience of health and social care services along with knowledge of supporting people in their own homes or a relevant health care setting with an understanding of completing care plans and risk assessments in a strength based and person-centred way.

These are demanding roles that involve working a varied rota pattern that includes evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. You will be at the forefront of service delivery, leading by example and ensuring high quality care for people using our service.

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: 7 October 2022