Isle of Wight Council

Team IWC Flexible

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Team IWC Flexible - Casual Bank Work (Ref: TEAMIWC)

Islandwide, this is the Isle of Wight Council's Casual Bank roles, offering choice and flexibility.

Grade 2 or above depending on the role, a minimum of £10.79 per hour

Contact: Please note only applications completed and submitted online will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: TEAMIWC

Hours: Variable

Contract Type: Casual



Occasionally we have opportunities at the council for 'casual' working in teams across the Isle of Wight Council.  These roles are varied and can cover anything from Support Workers and Domestic Assistants in our care settings to Bikeability Instructors, Administrators and Floating Bridge Ticket Inspectors.

If you would like to be informed directly when casual work arises at the Isle of Wight Council, you can register to join Team IWC Flexible!


What is Team IWC Flexible?

In these times of rapid change, casual opportunities can arise unexpectedly, and often at short notice.  Team IWC Flexible is our ‘bank’ of local workers who we can call on to provide short term or urgent cover, across a wide variety of jobs on variable hours.

Whatever your skillset, if you are interested in casual opportunities, register for Team IWC Flexible. 

How can I join?

To register for our email alerts simply fill out the application form in the green 'How To Apply' section on this page. Let us know what skills you can offer and what kind of work would be of interest.

Once registered, we can notify you directly when new casual roles are launched, then you simply choose which roles you'd like to be considered for by responding to the email.

We will have a range of shift patterns and start dates, so if you only want to work weekends or evenings or would like to work on specific days of the week, let us know what works for you. Remember: the more flexible you are, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose from.

To discover more about 'Team IWC Flexible' you can contact our Recruitment Team Leader - Katy Harwood on 01983 821000 ext. 6105 (Mon-Fri 9am to 3pm) alternatively, email katy.harwood@iow.gov.uk.

We have 3 key examples where there is frequently demand for casual workers:


- Operational Assistant

- Administrative Support

- Domestic Assistant

 

You can find Job Summaries outlining the above posts in the green ‘How to Apply’ section on this page.

Casual Contracts can arise in any of our teams at any time, so from bus drivers to minute takers we predict that the jobs available in 'Team IWC Flexible' will be as diverse and varied as our permanent workforce.

PLEASE NOTE: Joining Team IWC Flexible is no guarantee of securing a casual contract and we often have multiple applications for each post. Please respond swiftly should you receive a job alert that suits you, to have the best chance of securing the contract.

 

When you join #TeamIWC you'll receive our staff benefits package, including:


-  Annual leave entitlement of 32 days p/a PLUS public holidays!

-  Local Government pension scheme

-  Discounted Solent ferry travel

-  Island bus network discount

-  Cycle to work scheme

-  Staff parking permit scheme

-  Discounted island sports & leisure gym membership

-  National and local discounts & benefits schemes

 

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

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee 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’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via adverts@iow.gov.uk if you would like to receive a copy.

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.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure 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.

If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Registering for TeamIWC is not a guarantee of a job.