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Support Worker HMP (Ref: 2023_111)

HM Prison, Isle of Wight

Grade 5, £22,368 to £22,777 per annum pro rata (actual salary £19,345.30 to £19,699.03)

Contact: For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Amanda Davies

Vacancy Reference: 2023_111

Closing Date: 27/01/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 32 per week

Full UK driving licence and own vehicle is essential to meet the travel requirements of the role. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker 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 

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


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.

If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email 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: 27th January 2023