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, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our workforce and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

With the COVID-19 situation evolving every day, you may be in a situation where you are facing uncertain times and currently worrying about how to make ends meet, or in a position where you want and can help the most vulnerable people in your community.

This is a challenging time with many businesses facing potential closures, unfortunately resulting in many people being out of work.

Ability have a positive solution – we are hiring!

To ensure we can continue to deliver care and support to our vulnerable customers, we are looking for people who have a positive can-do attitude and are available to start immediately.

During these times we will carry out shortlisting and interviews via video or telephone calls.

Vacancy Location

 

Dorking Farnham
Hillingdon Merton
Slough Staines
Surbiton Waterlooville and Havant
Woking

Dorking Area

Senior Support Worker, Dorking – reference SSWDK012021

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 some care or support to live more independently.

Ability Care & Support is looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to contribute to the efficient and effective management of this service with support from the Registered Manager, leading and coordinating a team of Support Workers to provide high quality care and support to our customers. The position will be on a full-time basis. A level of previous management experience is required as there will be an expectation that the successful candidate will undertake management duties with respect to the team and the rota system in addition to ensuing the quality of support provided to customers reflects their identified outcomes.

Key behaviours expected of the successful candidate include empathy, good communication skills and the ability to lead a team along with a positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service.

Benefits of working for Ability Housing.

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • Support and Leadership
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) • Contributory pension

Salary (40 Hrs Per Week): £10.37 ph/ 21,627.67 pa

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Support Workers, Dorking – reference SWDK0121

Support Workers – Dorking – £8.99ph

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Dorking area with learning difficulties/mental health and physical or sensory impairments . At this service you will provide personal care, where required to our customers. We are looking for a Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full-time basis, providing care and support to help our customers make the most of their abilities and support them to live independently. As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can also offer flexible working arrangements. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we agree these with you upfront. Working as part of a team you will work shifts over a 7-day period which includes weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins.

Benefits Ability offer:

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • On the Job and E learning training provided.
  • Company cash back healthcare scheme on completion of probation
  • Life insurance • Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
  • Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for Zero Hours and Casuals
  • Flexible shifts that meet the needs of our customers, on a full-time/part time or bank basis
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme

Requirements for Support Worker

  • Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number. • A driving licence/access to a car is desirable due to the community support. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of up to 45p per mile • The ability to work on a shift basis including days, evenings, weekends, and overnight sleep-ins • Provide personal care, where required to our customers • Administer and monitor medication• Have clear communication skills
  • Be able to record and report effectively

The hours you work will depend on our customer needs but we will agree these with you in advance.

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Farnham Area
There are currently no vacancies in this area.

Hillingdon Area

Team Manager – Hillingdon Mental Health Floating Support – reference TMHMHFS012021

Team Manager

Hillingdon Mental Health Floating support is part of our Hillingdon contract, providing a care and wellbeing service for adults with mental health needs within Hillingdon. The contract provides Care and support to people living in a range of supported living schemes; a floating support service for people who have stepped down from the purpose-built supported living schemes, or who are living in a range of tenures, with the intention of preventing or at least managing an escalation of need that may otherwise lead to an admission into an acute mental health hospital    and an out of hours telephone support service with the intention of preventing crises that are avoidable.

As the Team Manager, you will manage the operational day-to-day delivery of the floating support service by ensuring continued compliance with relevant legislation, Local authority contracts and Ability housing’s policies & procedures.

You will provide leadership & motivation to ensure the team are clear about their duties and responsibilities as well as ensuring the promotion of positive working relationships with customers, their families, all colleagues as well as external professionals.

You will be an expert at the recovery pathway and be able to lead and drive an outcome based service, evidencing outcomes at required to senior managers and commissioners. You will be able to develop monitoring systems to enable the collation and analysis of service and outcome data. You will assure the quality of the Floating Support Service to all stakeholders and provide evidence that customer feedback is actively being sought and incorporated into service delivery.

The successful candidate will have worked as a Manager previously and or worked for at least 2 years in an operational management capacity in a health and social care setting. In addition you must hold or be studying towards a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in Health & Social Care or equivalent.

Our standard working hours are 35 hrs per week, however a flexibility in your approach to working hours will be required to meet the needs of the service and our customers.

Salary £28,000 per annum

Both Ability and the service is a rewarding place to work and therefore you must show the same team ethic approach and share the same values of Ability.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

Job description

Casual Support Worker – Sessile Court – Hayes – reference SCCAS0121

Casual Support Workers, Sessile Court – Hayes £10.00ph

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Hayes area with learning difficulties/mental health and physical or sensory impairments. We are looking for Casual Support Workers to join our friendly team at Sessile Court.

Sessile Court is a 24/7 service for customers who have mental health/complex needs disability. It operates as a move-on service. Customers predominately have a diagnosis of mental health conditions. The successful candidate(s) will need an understanding of supporting individuals with mental health conditions. Experience of working in a mental health setting will be of benefit but not essential.

Benefits Ability offer:
• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• On the Job and E learning training provided.
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for Zero Hours and Casuals
• Flexible shifts that meet the needs of our customers, on a full-time/part time or bank basis
• Contributory pension scheme

Requirements for Support Worker
• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
• A driving licence/access to a car is desirable due to the community support. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of up to 45p per mile
• The ability to work on a shift basis including days, evenings, weekends, waking nights and overnight sleep-ins
• Provide personal care, where required to our customers
• Administer and monitor medication
• Have clear communication skills
• Be able to record and report effectively

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

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Merton Area

Support Worker – London (Merton) – reference MERSW0121

Support Worker – Merton – London £9.64ph

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Merton area with learning difficulties/mental health and physical or sensory impairments. We are looking for a Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full-time basis, providing care and support to help our customers make the most of their abilities and support them to live independently. As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can also offer flexible working arrangements. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we agree these with you upfront. Working as part of a team you will work shifts over a 7-day period which includes weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for a number of our customers.

Benefits Ability offer:

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • On the Job and E learning training provided.
  • Company cash back healthcare scheme on completion of probation
  • Life insurance
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
  • Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for Zero Hours and Casuals
  • Flexible shifts that meet the needs of our customers, on a full-time/part time or bank basis
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme

Requirements for Support Worker

  • Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
  • A driving licence/access to a car is desirable due to the community support. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of up to 45p per mile
  • The ability to work on a shift basis including days, evenings, weekends, waking nights and overnight sleep-ins
  • Provide personal care, where required to our customers
  • Administer and monitor medication
  • Have clear communication skills
  • Be able to record and report effectively
  • Hours you work will depend on our customer needs but we will agree these with you in advance.

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Slough Area

There are currently no vacancies in this area.

Staines Area

Support Worker – Staines – reference GHSW0121

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Staines area. Genesis House is a Mental Health and Substance Misuse service. We are looking for a Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full-time basis, providing support recovery with a focus on supporting customers to develop community networks which support independence.. As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can also offer flexible working arrangements. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we agree these with you upfront.

Benefits Ability offer:

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • On the Job and E learning training provided.
  • Company cash back healthcare scheme on completion of probation
  • Life insurance
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
  • Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for Zero Hours and Casuals
  • Flexible shifts that meet the needs of our customers, on a full-time/part time or bank basis
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme

Requirements for Support Worker

  • Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
  • A driving licence/access to a car is desirable due to the community support. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of up to 45p per mile
  • The ability to work on a shift basis including days, evenings, weekends, waking nights and overnight sleep-ins
  • Administer and monitor medication
  • Have clear communication skills
  • Be able to record and report effectively

£8.99ph – Full time 40hours per week

The hours you work will depend on our customer needs but we will agree these with you in advance.

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Surbiton Area

Support Worker – Surbiton – reference FGSW0121

Support Worker – Surbiton – Fiddlers Green £9.64ph

Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives. That’s when it hits home.

We have fabulous opportunity for you to join our awesome team. You’ll support our brilliant customers who have mild to moderate learning disabilities, autism needs. 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 some care or support to live more independently.

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Surbiton area with learning difficulties/mental health and physical or sensory impairments. We are looking for a Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full-time basis, providing care and support to help our customers make the most of their abilities and support them to live independently. As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can also offer flexible working arrangements. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we agree these with you upfront. Working as part of a team you will work shifts over a 7-day period which includes weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for a number of our customers.

Benefits Ability offer:

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • On the Job and E learning training provided.
  • Company cash back healthcare scheme on completion of probation
  • Life insurance
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
  • Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for Zero Hours and Casuals
  • Flexible shifts that meet the needs of our customers, on a full-time/part time or bank basis
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme

Requirements for Support Worker

  • Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
  • A driving licence/access to a car is desirable due to the community support. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of up to 45p per mile
  • The ability to work on a shift basis including days, evenings, weekends, waking nights and overnight sleep-ins
  • Provide personal care, where required to our customers
  • Administer and monitor medication
  • Have clear communication skills
  • Be able to record and report effectively

The hours you work will depend on our customer needs but we will agree these with you in advance.

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Waterlooville & Havant Area

There are currently no vacancies in this area.

Woking Area

Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW0121

Support Worker – Woking £8.99ph

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Woking area with learning difficulties/mental health and physical or sensory impairments. We are looking for a Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full-time basis, providing care and support to help our customers make the most of their abilities and support them to live independently. As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can also offer flexible working arrangements. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we agree these with you upfront. Working as part of a team you will work shifts over a 7-day period which includes weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for a number of our customers.

Benefits Ability offer:

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • On the Job and E learning training provided.
  • Company cash back healthcare scheme on completion of probation
  • Life insurance
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
  • Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for Zero Hours and Casuals
  • Flexible shifts that meet the needs of our customers, on a full-time/part time or bank basis
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme

Requirements for Support Worker

  • Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
  • Driving licence/access to a car is desirable due to the community support. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of up to 45p per mile
  • The ability to work on a shift basis including days, evenings, weekends, waking nights and overnight sleep-ins
  • Provide personal care, where required to our customers
  • Administer and monitor medication
  • Have clear communication skills
  • Be able to record and report effectively

The hours you work will depend on our customer needs but we will agree these with you in advance.

This post requires employment references and clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately not able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and we wish you all the best during these difficult times.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time/Part-time

Job Description


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