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
Hillingdon Merton
Reading Slough
Staines Surbiton
Waterlooville and Havant Woking

Dorking Area

There are currently no vacancies in Dorking

Farnham Area

Support Workers, Farnham – reference FSW0220

Support Workers – Farnham

1 full-time role of 40 hours per week + zero hour and casual support workers

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 to fill a variety of roles.

As well as a full time role, we are looking to recruit applicants who wish to work on a flexible basis to join our passionate and friendly team. Our 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 role will involve
• To work alongside Ability customers, promoting and delivering a customer -led service to those who are supported by Ability in Farnham.
• To provide support to customers who live in both the community and within supported accommodation
• To work flexibly as a team to meet the customers identified needs, including some weekend work and bank holidays
• To play an active part in the record -keeping and ensuring this meets organisational and regulatory standards
• To become a Keyworker for a customer/s

The hours of work will include working weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins. There is no current requirement to work on Sunday however this may be subject to change.

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.

Full-time Salary: £17,685.88 pa
Hourly Rate: £8.48 ph

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Hillingdon Area

Support Worker – Hillingdon (Hayes)– reference HAMSW0220

18 Hour Per week – Part time

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. You will be providing support to customers who live within the service and also providing telephone support to customers living in the community.

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. You will be providing support to customers who live within the service and also providing telephone support to customers living in the community.

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.

Salary: £9,385.00 (18hrs – Partime)

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here for Part-time

Job Description

Senior Support Worker (Hayes) – Hillingdon – reference HPLSSW0220

Ability Care & Support provides supported living services in Hayes for vulnerable adults with mental health disabilities enabling them to live more independently. We are looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to join us on a full-time basis based from our office in Hayes.

The successful candidate will work as part of a motivated team, working shifts over a 7 day period which will include weekend working, waking nights, sleep ins and bank holidays. Please be aware part of this role may involve providing personal care to our customers.

We are looking for someone who has experience of managing teams and be competent in carrying out all aspects of employee management including managing and organising the rota’s. Good IT skills including the use of Microsoft Excel is essential. You must also have experience in working within a regulated environment and have a clear understanding of CQC regulations and how these are applied.

The successful applicant will be have a “can do” attitude, be highly motivated and have a proven track record in achieving positive outcomes as well as sharing Ability’s values and behaviours.

Salary: £22,065.64 (40hrs per week)

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Support Worker – Hillingdon (Ruislip) – reference YTLSW0220

Do you focus on ability rather than disability? Ability Housing Association does.

At Ability, we work with customers towards having more choice and control over their lives and having equal access to housing, mobility, health, employment and community involvement. It is our goal to be first choice provider for people who want to live more independently and to achieve this we recruit people who share our values and we train and support our staff to always work with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Our CQC Registered service in Ruilsip – 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

We have full-time opportunities available, however applications from part-time and casual workers will also be considered. Please specify within your application what type of contract you wish to be considered for.

Salary: £19,041.53 (full time) or £9.13ph for Zero Hour/Casual

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Support Worker – Hillingdon (Hayes)– reference HILLSW0220

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. You will be providing support to customers who live within the service and also providing telephone support to customers living in the community.

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. You will be providing support to customers who live within the service and also providing telephone support to customers living in the community.

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.

Salary: £20,856.00 (full time) or £10.00ph for Zero Hour/Casual

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Job Description

Merton Area

There are currently no vacancies in Merton

Reading Area

There are currently no vacancies in Reading.

Slough Area

Support Worker – Slough – reference SLSW0220

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. You will be providing support to customers who live within the service and also providing telephone support to customers living in the community.

Ability Care & Support provides support to vulnerable adults within the Slough area with learning difficulties and physical or sensory impairments. We are looking for a Support Worker 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 offer very 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 be required to 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 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.

Salary: £17,685.00 (40hrs – full time)

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Job Description

Staines Area

Surbiton Area

Support Worker (Full-time and Part-time), Surbiton – reference SBSW0220

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)

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description

Waterlooville & Havant Area

Senior Support Worker – Havant, Hampshire – reference HSSW0220

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?
• Can you mentor and nurture your team to be the best they can be?

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 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 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)

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here for HSSW0220

Job Description

Support Worker, Waterlooville – reference WLSW0220

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.

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here for WLSW0220

Job Description 

Support Worker, Havant – reference HSW0220

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.

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

Join us now – Apply here for HSW0220

<!Job Description 

Woking Area

Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW0220

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)

It is not the Company’s policy to contact those applicants who have not been invited for interview so, if you have not heard from us with 3 weeks of submitting your application, you should assume that on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Ability Housing Association and wish you all the best with your application.

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

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.

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