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.

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

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Vacancy Location

Dorking Farnham
Hayes Hillingdon
Merton Reading
Ruislip Slough
Staines Surbiton
Waterlooville and Havant Woking


Senior Support Worker, Farnham – reference SSWFCH0418

Full-time salary (40 hours): £19,400.00 pa

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.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to join us on a full-time basis (40 hours per week) on either a permanent basis or temp to perm basis based from our services in Farnham (covering Farnham and Dorking).

The ideal candidate will substantial experience of providing care and support to vulnerable adults within a CQC regulated environment and be qualified to NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent). As a Senior Support Worker you will be responsible for the assisting the Team Leader in the resource planning, coaching and mentoring a team of Support Workers and co-ordinating the daily provision of support and activities for customers to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service.

Both the Dorking and Farnham services are predominately Learning Disability (LD) services, however some customers have a mixture of LD, Physical Disabilities and Mental Health issues therefore having an understanding of each type of customer will be essential.

Empathy, good 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. Due to the nature of the role being a car driver will be an advantage and we will support you by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

You will be part of a team who work shifts over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we will agree these with you upfront.

We offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description – Senior Support Worker


Support Workers, Farnham – reference FSWCH0418

Full-time Salary: £16,704.00 pa (pro rata for part-time posts)

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.

At Ability we provide care and support to vulnerable adults who have a wide range of needs and are currently looking for colleagues to join us on either a full-time or part-time basis.
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.

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. We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here for FSWCH0418


Support Worker (Casual), Havant – reference CSWHP0418

Hourly rate: £8.00 ph (plus holiday pay)

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 CSWHP0418


Support Worker, Hillingdon – reference HLHSW0418

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

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.

Our services in Hillingdon provide supported living for adults with mental health issues and complex needs. The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team, working shifts over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep in’s. We are looking for colleagues to join us on a full-time basis (40 hours per week).

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. We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, flexible working, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here for HLHSW0418


Floating Support Worker, Hillingdon – reference MHFSH0418

Full-time salary (39 hours): £17,711.46 pa

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 support to live as independently as possible.

Our Hillingdon floating support team provides support to adults with mental health issues throughout the Hillingdon area. As a Support Worker you will be required to support our customers with everyday tasks including social or community activities as well as assist them with their customer tenancies. Our Support Workers are responsible for the delivery of housing related support to customers in their own homes and in the community, including support with budgeting and paying bills, benefit applications and finding and securing alternative accommodation.

We are looking to recruit a new colleague on a full-time basis (39 hours per week), Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will work as part of a motivated team and possess working knowledge and experience of how to deal with the issues that can arise when dealing with mental health.

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. We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here for MHFSH0418


Support Worker, Hayes – reference SWSCH0418/BSWSC0418

Full-time Salary (40 hours): £18,165.60 pa
Hourly Rate: £8.70 per hour (plus holiday pay)

Our Vision – “For people who want to live more independently to regard Ability as their first choice provider of housing, care or support services.”

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. At Ability, ‘to live more independently’ means customers having more choice and control over their lives, and having equal access to housing, mobility, health, employment and community involvement. In addition, being ‘first choice’ requires total customer satisfaction. To achieve this, we recruit people who share our values and we train and support colleagues to work always with a positive ‘can-do‘ attitude.

The Role and Service
Our CQC registered service in Hayes provides supported living services for adults with complex mental health needs. Consisting of 14 self-contained flats, Ability own, manage and provide a 24-hour service to maximise independence and recovery of our customers. The service is also close to a number of local amenities and easily accessed by 4 local bus routes (140, 90, E6 and E9).

We are looking to recruit new colleagues to join our team on full-time (40 hours per week) or flexible basis (bank), to ensure we are able to deliver the best possible service to our customers at all times. Shifts will be rostered over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep in’s. 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.

Why work for us?
We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, flexible working, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Join us now – Apply here for Bank/Zero Hour


Support Worker, Reading – reference SWYAR0418

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

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

Our brand new CQC registered supported living service in Reading provides care and support to adults with a wide range of support requirements including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues. The service is person centred with a focus on promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

We are currently recruiting for a number of full-time positions, however part-time applicants will be considered. The Support Worker role 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 many of our customers.

Join us now – Apply here for SWYAR0418


Support Worker, Ruislip – reference SWYTL0418/ZHYTL0418

Full-time opportunities available, however part-time and zero hour/casual workers will also be considered.

Full-time salary (40 hours): £18,165.60 pa
Hourly rate: £8.70 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

Our Vision – “For people who want to live more independently to regard Ability as their first choice provider of housing, care or support services.”

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. At Ability, ‘to live more independently’ means customers having more choice and control over their lives, and having equal access to housing, mobility, health, employment and community involvement. In addition, being ‘first choice’ requires total customer satisfaction. To achieve this, we recruit people who share our values and we train and support colleagues to work always with a positive ‘can-do‘ attitude.

The Role and Service

Your Ability 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.

Why work for us?
We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

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

Join us now – Apply here for Zero Hour/Casual


Property Services Manager (Temp to Perm), Staines – reference PSMCH0418

Salary Range: £40,000 – £45,000 per annum

Our Vision – “For people who want to live more independently to regard Ability as their first choice provider of housing, care or support services.”

The Role
Following a recent reorganisation Ability Housing Association is looking to recruit a Property Services Manager. This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to utilise and build upon their extensive skills and experience, whilst having the passion to make a difference to our customers lives. Part of a small team, your responsibilities will cover the whole range of property related services. This includes, responsive repairs maintenance, voids, cyclical and planned maintenance, land lord compliance (gas, electrics, fire safety, asbestos, water, lifts) M & E services, capital works and some development related activity. This post will report directly to the Directors of Assets & Housing and be responsible for our Property Administrator as well as working alongside our Housing Manager and their team.

We are interested in applicants who have relevant experience of managing and delivery property maintenance functions, preferably within social housing sectors and who have a keen interest in supporting customers who have general needs as well as disabilities. We would also consider candidates looking for temporary work only whilst we recruit for this permanent position.

Why work for us?
We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description – Property Services Manager


Bank Support Worker, Surbiton – reference CBSWS0418

Hourly rate: £8.70 ph (plus holiday pay)

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’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 casual basis where flexibility in hours will be required. 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.

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Support Worker, Waterlooville and Havant – reference WHSW0418

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

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa (pro rata for part-time positions)
Hourly rate: £8.00 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 WHSW0418


Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW0418

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

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

Ability Care & Support provides support to customers with additional support requirements including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues within the Woking area. 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 will be required.

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. We offer a culture of support and leadership, training, health care scheme and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here for WOKSW0418


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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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