Current vacancies

At Ability we focus on ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need care or support to be able to live more independently.

Empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for our roles along with your positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service.  We offer a culture of support and leadership, extensive training, flexible working, health care scheme and contributory pension.  We value the diversity of our workforce and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Please see below our current vacancies. To apply, select the ‘Join us now – apply here’ button at the base of the job description.

If you don’t see a job that appeals to you, or that is in your area, we still want to hear from you. Click on the ‘join us now – Apply here’ link at the base of the page and complete the application, this will give us the details we need to contact you when we have a suitable opportunity.

Vacancy Location

Bournemouth, Poole and New Milton Dorking
Farnham Hayes
Hillingdon Hounslow
Merton Reading
Ruislip Slough
Staines Surbiton
Waterlooville and Havant Woking


Support Worker, Dorking – reference SWDPH0816/CSWPH0216

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate:                                           £8.00 ph

Ability Care and Support provides care and support services in Dorking and surrounding areas for vulnerable adults with a wide range of needs. We are looking for one full-time (40 hours per week) colleague and additional bank/casual staff to join our friendly team.

Based in a beautiful rural location, the job will involve supporting our customers either at our Dorking services, or in the surrounding community, to help them make the most of their abilities. This may include some personal care.

Our services in Dorking are staffed 24 hours a day therefore shifts will be over a 7 day period including weekend, bank holidays and sleep ins. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we will agree these with you upfront.

Join us now – Apply here for Casual/Bank

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time


Support Workers, Farnham – reference SWFCH0916/CSWFA0816

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate:                                           £8.00 ph

Our yourAbility service in Farnham provides care and support to vulnerable adults who have a wide range of needs are currently looking to fill a variety of roles.

As well as a full time role, we are looking to recruit applicants who wish to work on a flexible basis to join our passionate and friendly team. Our yourAbility service is unique as customers can choose the type of support they need to assist them with independent living. This can include personal care, social or community activities as well as assistance with their own tenancies. Our customers are based at our service in Farnham as well as in and around the local community.

The hours of work will be agreed in advance and you will be part of a team who work shifts over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Join us now – Apply here for Casual/Bank


Support Worker, Hayes – reference SCHSW1115

Full-time opportunities available, however part-time will be considered.

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £18,165.60 pa

Our new service in Hayes provides supported living for adults with mental health issues. The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team, working shifts over a 7 day period which will include weekend working, waking nights, sleep in’s and bank holidays. Please be aware part of this role will involve providing personal care to our customers.

Empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for the role along with your positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service.

Join us now – Apply here for SCHSW1115


Support Worker, Reading – reference SWYAR0516

Full-time, part-time and flexible opportunities available.

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate:                                           £8.00 ph

Your Ability Reading is a CQC registered supportive living service for adults with learning/physical disabilities. The service is person centred with a focus on promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

The Support Worker roles will involve the successful candidates working as part of a motivated team and will include working shifts over a 7 day period which include weekend working, waking nights and bank holidays. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for all of our customers.

Join us now – Apply here for SWYAR0516


Support Worker, Ruislip – reference SWYTL1015

Full-time opportunities available, however part-time will be considered.

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £18,165.60 pa

YourAbility Hillingdon is a CQC registered supportive living service for adults with learning/physical disabilities. The service is person centred with a focus towards promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team and will include working shifts over a 7 day period which include weekend working, waking nights and bank holidays. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for all of our customers.

Join us now – Apply here for SWYTL1015


Supported Housing Assistant, South Coast – reference SHASC0117

Full-time Salary (35 hours):             £19,400.00 pa

We are looking to recruit a Support Housing Assistant to join our expanding Housing Services department. This is a new opportunity covering the South Coast (Hastings/Bexhill) with the purpose of ensuring that the accommodation and housing services provided to our customers run smoothly and remain safe and secure.

Reporting to the Housing Services Officer, you will be responsible for the management of a number of designated buildings and facilities as well as the delivery and coordination of housing services. These housing services will include interviewing and advising customers on their housing prospects/needs; interviewing customers at point of tenancy sign-up and other key tenancy changes including termination of tenancy and minimising rent arrears. We are ideally looking for someone with experience of working with vulnerable adults and providing first class customer care, preferably in a housing environment.

You must have relevant experience of dealing with the public both in person and over the telephone; working with figures; and using Microsoft Office packages. General knowledge of housing services, effective customer service and communication skills, numeracy skills; and conflict resolution skills are also required.

The position will be based from home working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, however flexibility to travel will be required. Due to the nature of the role being a car driver is essential and we will support you by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

Join us now – Apply here for SHASC0117


Support Worker, Surbiton – reference FGPSW0216

Full-time Salary (40 hours):             £18,165.60 pa
Hourly rate:                                           £8.70 ph

Ability’s residential care service in Surbiton supports adults with physical and learning disabilities. This role will require you to support our customers with everyday tasks including social or community activities as well as assistance with customer tenancies. Applicants should also be aware that this role will include providing personal care to our customers.

We are looking for new colleagues to join us on a full-time or part-time basis and are flexible on the number of hours and days worked. The successful candidate will work as part of a motivated team and will be required to work shifts over a 7 day period, including weekends, sleep ins, waking nights and some bank holidays.

Join us now – Apply here for FGPSW0216


Support Services Manager (9m FTC), Surrey and Berkshire – reference SSMSB0317

Full-time salary (35 hours):             £30,600.00 pa

We are seeking a positive and experienced manager to oversee the delivery of our care and support services in Surrey and Berkshire for a nine month period (fixed-term contract). The successful candidate will have experience of managing services that are registered with the Care Quality Commission and have a proven track record of achieving positive inspection results.

You must be able to travel independently between a number of supported living schemes in Surrey and Berkshire and have previously managed services for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.

Join us now – Apply here for SSMSB0317


Support Worker, Waterlooville and Havant – reference WHSW0715

Full-time, part-time, flexible opportunities available.

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £15,660.00 pa (pro rata for part-time positions)
Hourly rate:                                            £7.50 ph

Ability Care and Support provides care and support in Waterlooville and Havant for vulnerable adults with a wide range of needs. We are looking for additional staff to join our friendly team and currently have full time, part time and flexible opportunities available.

You would provide personal care and support to our customers either at our services in Waterlooville or to yourAbility customers in Waterlooville/Havant and surrounding areas to help them make the most of their abilities.  Due to the area’s we cover a car driver is essential and we can support you by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer very flexible working arrangements.  Our services in Waterlooville are staffed 24 hours a day therefore shifts will be over a 7 day period including weekend, bank holidays and sleep ins.  The hours you work will depend on our customers needs but we will agree these with you upfront.

Join us now – Apply here for WHSW0715


Casual Support Worker, Havant – reference CSWHP0716

Hourly rate:                                          £7.50 ph

Ability Care and Support provides care and support services throughout Havant, Emsworth and Hayling Island to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. We are now looking for additional Casual / Bank Support Workers to join our friendly team.

As a Support Worker you would provide personal care and support to our customers out in the community, to help them make the most of their abilities. Being a car driver is essential due to the areas we cover, which may also include working in our Waterlooville services. We support your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer very flexible working arrangements. Our service in Havant operates from 7am – 10pm, 7 days a week. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we will agree these with you upfront.

Join us now – Apply here for CSWHP0716


Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW1115

Full-time opportunities available, however part-time will be considered.

Full-time salary (40 hours):             £16,704.00 pa
Hourly Rate:                                          £8.00 ph

We have opened a brand new service in Woking supporting customers with additional support requirements including learning disabilities, physical difficulties and mental health needs. The service is committed to a person centred approach with a focus towards promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team and will include working shifts over a 7 day period which includes some weekend working, sleep ins and some bank holidays. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required.

Join us now – Apply here for WOKSW1115


We are a growing organisation and may need your AbilityPOSITIVE+ approach in the near future.

If you don’t see a job above that appeals to you, or that is in your area, we still want to hear from you. Click on the ‘join us now – Apply here’ link below and complete an application, this will give us the details we need to contact you when we have a suitable opportunity.

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