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.

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

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

Dorking Area

Senior Support Worker, Dorking – reference SSWD0619

Senior Support Worker – Dorking

At Ability we focus on ability, not disability. We believe that empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for our roles. We value the diversity of our workforce and encourage applications from all communities.

• Do you share our values and have a positive “can do” attitude?
• Are you able to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable adults?
• Can you support vulnerable adults to live more independently?
• Are you committed to delivering the highest standard of customer service?

If you answered yes to these questions then maybe we have the job for you, so please keep reading!!

We currently have a full-time (40hrs) Senior Support Worker position available in our Dorking Service.

The service supports vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. It covers an accommodation based service in Dorking plus community support to customers in their own homes throughout Dorking. The service is delivered 365 days a year.

You will be part of a team who work a rolling rota over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. The rota is devised to ensure that no member of staff works more than 5 days per week. There may also be the opportunity to pick up additional hours to cover annual leave and sickness.

You role will be split between assisting the Team Manager in the day to day running of the service and delivering some front-line, 1:1 support to customers.

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

Requirements for Senior Support Worker
• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
• Experience of providing care and support to vulnerable adults preferably within a CQC regulated environment and be qualified to NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent).
• Ability to assist the Team Manager in the resource planning, coaching and mentoring of a team of Support Workers
• Line-management
• Rota management and co-ordination of the daily provision of support and activities for customers.
• Ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service.
• A driving licence/access to a car is desirable as you may be asked to work at one of our other services in Surrey occasionally. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile
• The ability to work day shifts, weekends, evenings and sleep-in duties
• Provide personal care to our customers out in the community
• Administer and monitor medication
• Have clear communication skills
• Be able to record and report effectively
• Lone-work
Full-time salary (40 hours): £20,564.00 pa (circa)
Does this sound like the job for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application soon.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Farnham Area

There are currently no vacancies in Farnham

Hillingdon Area

Support Workers, Hillingdon, Hayes – reference HPLSW0419

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.

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).

Benefits of for Support Worker

• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities.
• Company healthcare scheme
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Support Worker

• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.

Responsibilities for Support Worker

• Provide personal care and support to our customers out in the community (Personal care including bathing and toileting, dressing, bed making and few house hold chores
• Medication
• Recording/reporting

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

Full-time salary (40 hours): £19,042
Hourly rate: £9.13 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Job Description

Support Worker – Sessile Court (Hillingdon) – reference SCSW0519

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

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 supported housing service in Hillingdon care for customers who have mental health/complex needs disability. This role will require you to support our customers to live as independently as possible. 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 and bank holidays.

Benefits of for Support Worker

• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities.
• Company healthcare scheme
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

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

Hourly rate: £9.13 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Job Description

Support Worker, Hillingdon, Ruislip – reference YTLSW0419/YTLZSW0419

We have support worker positions available for those of you who want full time hours both days and nights or wish to top-up your existing hours and enhance your current salary or even just work the odd shift to suit your life style. You can work as little or as much as you wish, offering you great flexibility.

Our CQC Registered service in Hillingdon is a supported living environment for adults with learning disabilities who may also face other challenges in their day-to-day lives. The support we provide is customer led and person centred with a focus on developing skills and promoting independence.
As a Support Worker, you would be part of a motivated, experienced team and would not only have the opportunity to develop your own skills through our comprehensive training programmes but also to help make a positive change in the lives of vulnerable adults in your area.

Benefits of for Support Worker

• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities.
• Company healthcare scheme
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Support Worker

• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.

Responsibilities for Support Worker

• Provide personal care and support to our customers out in the community (Personal care including bathing and toileting, dressing, bed making and few house hold chores
• Medication
• Recording/reporting

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

Full-time salary (40 hours): £19,042
Hourly rate: £9.13 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

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

Join us now – Apply here for Zero Hour/Casual

Job Description

Merton Area

There are currently no vacancies in Merton

Reading Area

There are currently there are no vacancies in Reading.

Slough Area

Support Worker, Slough – reference SLSW0419

We have support worker positions available for those of you who want full time hours both days and nights or wish to top-up your existing hours and enhance your current salary or even just work the odd shift to suit your life style. You can work as little or as much as you wish, offering you great flexibility.

Benefits of for Support Worker

• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities.
• Company healthcare scheme
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Support Worker

• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.

Responsibilities for Support Worker

• Provide personal care and support to our customers out in the community (Personal care including bathing and toileting, dressing, bed making and few house hold chores
• Medication
• Recording/reporting

Location:
• Slough

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

Full-time salary (40 hours): £17,685
Hourly rate: £8.48 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Staines Area

There are currently no vacancies in Staines.

Surbiton Area

Support Worker (Full-time and Part-time), Surbiton – reference SBPTSW0419

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.

We have support worker positions available for those of you who want full time hours however part-time and zero hour/casual workers will also be considered.You can work as little or as much as you wish, offering you great flexibility based around the service need.
Our CQC Registered service in Surbiton is a registered Care Home for adults with learning disabilities who may also face other challenges in their day-to-day lives. Currently our customers living in the home have physical disabilities that require hands on support. The support we provide is customer led and person centred with a focus on developing skills and promoting independence.

You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team who are super passionate about supporting customers to reach their goals and celebrating their achievements. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’.

As a Support Worker, you would be part of a motivated, experienced team and would not only have the opportunity to develop your own skills through our comprehensive training programmes but also to help make a positive change in the lives of vulnerable adults.
Ability play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences

Benefits of for Support Worker
• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities.
• Company healthcare scheme
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• We support your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Support Worker
• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
• A can do attitude and ability to learn new skills.

Responsibilities for Support Worker
• Medication
• Recording/Reporting

The hours you work will depend on our customers needs but we will agree these with you in advance.Just upload your CV and really importantly, your covering letter (don’t forget to attach this, as we really want to know more about you!)

If you are successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for.

Full-time salary (40 hours): £19,042
Hourly rate: £9.13 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• We support your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Support Worker
• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
• A can do attitude and ability to learn new skills.

Responsibilities for Support Worker
• Medication
• Recording/Reporting

The hours you work will depend on our customers needs but we will agree these with you in advance.Just upload your CV and really importantly, your covering letter (don’t forget to attach this, as we really want to know more about you!)

If you are successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for.

Full-time salary (40 hours): £19,042
Hourly rate: £9.13 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Waterlooville & Havant Area

Senior Support Worker, Havant – reference WL&PLSSW0619

At Ability we focus on ability, not disability. We believe that empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for our roles. We value the diversity of our workforce and encourage applications from all communities.

• Do you share our values and have a positive “can do” attitude?
• Are you able to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable adults?
• Can you support vulnerable adults to live more independently?
• Are you committed to delivering the highest standard of customer service?

If you answered yes to these questions then maybe we have the job for you, so please keep reading!!

We currently have a full-time (40hrs) Senior Support Worker position available in our Havant Service.

The service supports vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. It covers an accommodation based service in Havant plus community support to customers in their own homes throughout Havant,
Emsworth, Clanfield and Hayling Island areas. The service is delivered 365 days a year.

You will be part of a team who work a 4 week rolling rota over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. The rota is devised to ensure that no member of staff works more than 5 days per week. There may also be the opportunity to pick up additional hours to cover annual leave and sickness.

You role will be split between assisting the Team Manager in the day to day running of the service and delivering some front-line, 1:1 support to customers.

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

Requirements for Senior Support Worker
• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
• Experience providing care and support to vulnerable adults preferably within a CQC regulated environment and be qualified to NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
• Ability to assist the Team Manager in the resource planning, coaching and mentoring of a team of Support Workers
• Line-management
• Rota management and co-ordination of the daily provision of support and activities for customers.
• Ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service.
• A driving licence/access to a car is essential due to the areas we cover. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile
• The ability to work day shifts, weekends, evenings and sleep-in duties
• Provide personal care to our customers out in the community
• Administer and monitor medication
• Have clear communication skills
• Be able to record and report effectively
• Lone-work

Full-time salary (40 hours): £20,564.00 pa (circa)

Does this sound like the job for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application soon.

Join us now – Apply here for PLSSW0619

Job Description

Support Worker, Waterlooville – reference WLSW0419

At Ability we focus on ability, not disability. We believe that empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for our roles. We value the diversity of our workforce and encourage applications from all communities.

• Do you share our values and have a positive “can do” attitude?
• Are you able to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable adults?
• Can you support vulnerable adults to live more independently?
• Are you committed to delivering the highest standard of customer service?

If you answered yes to these questions then maybe we have the job for you, so please keep reading!!

We currently have Support Worker positions available in our Waterlooville Services.

The service supports vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. We have 3 accommodation based services in Waterlooville and a small amount of community support. Support within the accommodation services is delivered 365 days a year.

You will be part of a team who work a rolling rota over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. The rota is devised to ensure that no member of staff works more than 5 days per week. There may also be the opportunity to pick up additional hours to cover annual leave and sickness.

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

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 45p per mile
• The ability to work day shifts, weekends, evenings and sleep-in duties
• Provide personal care to our customers out in the community
• Administer and monitor medication
• Have clear communication skills
• Be able to record and report effectively
• Lone-work

Full-time salary (40 hours): £17,685 pa

Does this sound like the job for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application soon.

Join us now – Apply here for WLSW0419

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Support Worker, Havant – reference HSW0419

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

At Ability we focus on ability, not disability. We believe that empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for our roles. We value the diversity of our workforce and encourage applications from all communities.

• Do you share our values and have a positive “can do” attitude?
• Are you able to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable adults?
• Can you support vulnerable adults to live more independently?
• Are you committed to delivering the highest standard of customer service?

If you answered yes to these questions then maybe we have the job for you, so please keep reading!!

We currently have full-time (40hrs) & part-time (20hrs) Support Worker positions available in our Havant Service.

The service supports vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. It covers an accommodation based service in Havant plus community support to customers in their own homes throughout Havant, Emsworth, Clanfield and Hayling Island areas. The service is delivered 365 days a year.

You will be part of a team who work a 4 week rolling rota over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. The rota is devised to ensure that no member of staff works more than 5 days per week. There may also be the opportunity to pick up additional hours to cover annual leave and sickness.

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

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 essential due to the areas we cover. We support travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile
• The ability to work day shifts, weekends, evenings and sleep-in duties
• Provide personal care to our customers out in the community
• Administer and monitor medication
• Have clear communication skills
• Be able to record and report effectively
• Lone-work

Full-time salary (40 hours): £17,685 pa
Does this sound like the job for you? If so, we look forward to receiving your application soon.

Join us now – Apply here for HSW0419

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Woking Area

Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW0419/WOKZSW0419

Full-time opportunities available, however part-time and zero hour/casual workers will also be considered. Please specify within your application what type of contract you wish to be considered for.

We have support worker positions available for those of you who want full time hours both days and nights or wish to top-up your existing hours and enhance your current salary or even just work the odd shift to suit your life style. You can work as little or as much as you wish, offering you great flexibility.

Benefits of for Support Worker.

• Excellent hourly rates of pay
• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities.
• Company healthcare scheme
• Life insurance
• Refer a Friend Scheme – Earn cash rewards
• Accruable Holiday entitlement in addition to your hourly pay rate for PAYE workers
• Flexible shifts that suit you, work around your main employment or work on a full-time/part time bank basis
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Support Worker

• Right to work in the UK – documents such as passport and national insurance number.
Responsibilities for Support Worker
• Provide personal care and support to our customers out in the community (Personal care including bathing and toileting, dressing, bed making and few house hold chores
• Medication
• Recording/reporting

Location:
• Woking

Full-time salary (40 hours): £17,685 pa
Hourly rate: £8.48 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

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

Join us now – Apply here for Zero Hour/Casual

Job Description


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.

Join us now – Apply here