Isle of Wight Jobs

Below are the articles that OnTheWight has published in connection with Isle of Wight jobs.

Jobs on the Isle of Wight can show seasonal changes as this is a tourist island, but many other vacancies are offered by a wide range of companies.

Isle of Wight council jobs have declined over the years, but vacancies are still offered by them.

OnTheWight publishes monthly statistics showing how many people living on the Isle of Wight are claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) – a rough indicator of unemployment levels.

The company behind the promised 600 new Isle of Wight jobs


Up to 600 new jobs are being promised by contact centre management specialist, Ascensos, as they announce new call centre on the Isle of Wight, following £2.1m investment by IWC.

Monday, 22nd May, 2017 6:58am

By Callum Spreng with 6 readers' comments

Number of Isle of Wight claimants with ‘out of work benefits’ falls

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The number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits is slightly less than the UK average.

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 3:19pm

By Sally Perry

Call Centre jobs could be on the way to the Isle of Wight

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The council executive will decide next week whether to invest £2.1m in the scheme, which they say it's "estimated that this will leverage an overall investment of at least £35million over the next five years from the operator".

Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 4:47pm

By IW Council Press Office with 26 readers' comments

Hovertravel Apprenticeship Scheme looking to take on nine

Hovertravel three apprentices

Want to get into working in cross-Solent travel? Hovertravel are opening up opportunities for another six apprentices across their engineering, finance and operations departments. Details within.

Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 11:17am

By Stephen Forster

Slight fall in the number of Isle of Wight claimants for ‘out of work benefits’

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As would be expected as we enter the holiday season the number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits has fallen.

Wednesday, 12th April, 2017 10:02am

By Sally Perry

Highways PFI company promotes apprenticeship opportunities

National Apprenticeship Week

The Highways PFI company has 200 Island employees and recently took part in two events aimed at young people looking for apprenticeship opportunities.

Thursday, 30th March, 2017 11:55am

By Gavin Foster

Isle of Wight NHS: Out with Company Secretary, in with ‘people focused’ Director

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The CEO of Isle of Wight NHS say the new director will be "focusing on our people - a clear investment in organisational development and human resources".

Tuesday, 28th March, 2017 9:06am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Rise in ‘out of work’ benefit claims on the Isle of Wight

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The number of Isle of Wight residents claiming out of work benefits in February 2017 has been issued today.

Wednesday, 15th March, 2017 9:36am

By Sally Perry

Out of work benefit claims on the Isle of Wight for January 2017

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There was a rise from the previous month, but a drop from the same time the previous year.

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 9:46am

By Sally Perry

Jobs OnTheWight launch: Finding jobs or staff on the Isle of Wight just got easier

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We've worked really hard to ensure Jobs OnTheWight works as well as possible for Isle of Wight Job Seekers and Employers. Sign up now (it's easy!) and start reaping the benefits.

Monday, 6th February, 2017 1:08pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight top of the regional table for post-16 opportunities


More 16 and 17 year olds have been supported by being offered a suitable training or education place on the Isle of Wight than others in the South East region.

Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 9:34am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Gurit launch consultation for ‘potential minor adjustments’ to Isle of Wight workforce

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The manufacturing company confirm they've entered a period of consultation to discuss "potential minor adjustments" to the Isle of Wight workforce.

Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 12:49pm

By Sally Perry