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 Type

Housing

Housing

Care & Support

Care & Support

Ability Head Office

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Housing

There are currently no vacancies in the Housing Team.

Care & Support

Support Worker – Pound House – Dorking – reference SWDK062021

Support Workers – Dorking

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.

Salary – £18,937 – 40 hours per week (£9.08ph)

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.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

 

Floating Support Worker – Hillingdon – reference HMHFS0621

Our Hillingdon Mental Health Floating Support Team provides housing related support to adults with mental health issues and living in Hillingdon. Support is delivered in a variety of settings to include, service users’ home, community settings and where relevant, in the service user’s workplace or learning place.

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 tenancies.
You 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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To be 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, support to apply for benefits, support with finding and securing alternative accommodation.
• To assist customers in setting up and maintaining a home / tenancy, including support with maintenance, repairs, payment of rent and arrears, and being a good neighbour.
• To be responsible for the support and well being of allocated customers from across the team using the person-centred approach and recovery model to enable them to develop and sustain independence and enjoy a good quality of life.
• To enable the customers to access services within the local community, for example medical services and accompanying them as appropriate.
• To minimise unplanned and emergency hospital admissions for mental health relapse by offering general support, including emotional support and advice, support with monitoring own health and well-being and signposting to health services.

The service operates Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Salary – £21,064 – 40 hours per week (£10.10ph)

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.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Support Worker – London (Merton) – reference MERSW062021

Support Worker – Merton

Ability Care & Support provide support to people with Mental Health needs within the Merton area who are living in their own homes to maintain their wellbeing, independence and live healthy lives. We are looking for a Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full-time basis. As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can also offer flexible working arrangements. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs and may involve having a case-load of people you support who live independently or working within a single accommodation based building. 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
• Administer and monitor medication
• 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.

Salary – £20,292 – 40 hours per week (£9.73ph)

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.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Support Worker, Genesis House – Staines – reference SWGH062021

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.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

 

Casual Support Worker, Fiddlers Green Surbiton – reference FGSW0621

Casual Support Worker – Surbiton – Fiddlers Green

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

Casual Support Worker = £9.73ph

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.

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

Job Description

 

Support Worker, Waterlooville– reference WLSW062021

x1 Support Worker Vacancy at Orsmond Close – Waterlooville – 24 Hours Per Week
x1 Support Worker Vacancy at Golden Court – Waterlooville – 30 Hours Per Week

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Waterlooville 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.

Salary – 30 Hours Per Week – £14,202 (£9.08ph)
Salary – 24 Hours Per Week – £11,362 (£9.08ph)

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.

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

Job Description

 

Support Worker, Havant – reference HPLSW062021

x1 Support Worker Vacancy at Prospect Lane – Havant – 30 Hours Per Week

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Havant 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

Salary – 30 Hours Per Week – £14,202 (£9.08ph)

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.

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

Job Description

Support Worker, Hayes – reference SWHPL0721

Support Worker – Hayes Park Lodge, Hayes.

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 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.

Salary: £21,064.56 – 40 hours a week

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.

Join us now – Apply here

Senior Support Worker, – reference SSWHPL0721

Senior Support Worker, Hayes Park Lodge, Hayes.

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 Team 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.

This role will be based in one of our Services in Hayes, Hillingdon.

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: £23,129.30 – 40 hours per week.

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.

Join us now – Apply here

 

Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW062021

Support Worker – Woking

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.

Salary – £18,937 – 40 hours per week (£9.08ph)

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.

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

Job Description

 

Head Office

Property Services Officer – Contract Management – Staines – reference PSOCM0621

Property Services Officer – Contract Management
Ability Housing Association are seeking an experienced Property Services Officer.
The Property Services Officer will assist the Head of Property and Asset in overseeing the administration and performance of all contracts relating to Property and Asset services. This includes responsive maintenance, voids, cyclical and planned maintenance, landlord compliance (gas, electrics, fire safety, asbestos, water, lifts), M&E services, capital works and some development related activity.

The post requires this individual to operate within the whole geographical area for Ability housing stock, assisting the team to repair and maintain the property assets held by Ability in such a way as to deliver best value to Ability and its residents.

What you will be doing:

• Manage the performance of contractors, ensuring that there is consistent achievement against key performance indicators and delivering service improvements. This will be achieved via performance monitoring, contractor meetings, quality checking of services, and customer feedback.
• Work with colleagues in Housing Services and Care & Support to develop a customer focussed property management service that delivers value for money, appropriate to the nature and geographical spread of our stock. Seeking feedback from internal and external customers on contractor performance and addressing issues as required with contractors.
• Operational oversight of property services to ensure that Ability Housing is compliant with all statutory and contractual duties, Health and Safety legislation, regulatory requirements and best practice within the sector.

What you will need:

• Practical experience acquired working in a similar/relevant role
• Knowledge of building and property services relating to residential premises and knowledge of the social housing sector
• A good understanding of Contractor management and the use of KPI`s to monitor performance
• Good communication skills and the ability to recognise improvements that could lead to service improvement
• Full clean current driving licence and use of own car

We’re all working from home at the moment, however with our Head Office in Staines – Surrey, we can be flexible on your base location when we do start to safely return to the workplace. In time, there may be travel required between our offices and sites so you should be comfortable with this and have access to transport.

Hours: 35 Per Week (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday)
Salary: £36,414 per annum

Application closing date: 7th July 2021

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Job Description

 

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

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