Wightcare Responder - Wightcare Team

Salary: £16,146.49 to £17,191.46 per annum pro-rata
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Newport
Posted on 8 January 2018
Closing Date: 26th January 2018

Health & Social Care / Public Sector

Wightcare, Enterprise House, St Cross Business Park, Newport, Isle of Wight

Salary: Grade 4, £16,146.49 to £17,191.46 per annum pro-rata (plus 33% night-time allowance, 10% allowance for shift working and on-call allowances)

Hours: 36 per week   

Permanent Contract

Wightcare is an emergency response service, supporting vulnerable adults to remain safe and independent in their own home, 24/7 365 days a year.

We are looking for individuals to support people in the community in an emergency by providing first aid, personal care and manual handling as appropriate. This role also involves the installation and maintenance of community alarm equipment for which full training will be given. Previous experience of working with vulnerable adults is desirable but not essential.

Working a rolling shift pattern (which includes nights and weekends), the successful applicants will need a wide range of skills and must be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of this busy but rewarding service.

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

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, 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 and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please use the option below to apply online and ensure you state that you found this vacancy at Isle of Wight Jobs.com on your application form.

Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that 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.

Closing date: 26th January 2018

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