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


Support Workers, Dorking – reference DKSW0419

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.

Ability Care and Support provides care and support service in Dorking to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. We are now looking for additional Support Workers to join our friendly team.

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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)

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:
• Dorking

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

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


Team Leader, Farnham – reference FTL0419

We are looking to recruit a Team Leader to join us on a full-time basis (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday) on either a permanent or temp to perm basis based from our services in Farnham.

Benefits of for Team Leader

• 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
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Team Leader

• Proven experience of being a CQC Registered Manager as well as have line management experience.
• 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 your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile)
• 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.

Responsibilities for Team Leader

• Responsible for the efficient and effective management of Ability’s Farnham and Dorking services, by leading and coordinating a team of Support Workers and a Senior Support Worker in providing high quality care and support to our customers.
• Recording/reporting
Location:
• Farnham and Dorking

Full-time salary (35 hours) Monday-Friday £24,000.00 pa

Join us now – Apply here for FTL0419

Support Workers, Farnham – reference FSW0419

Full-time and part-time opportunities available.

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.

Ability Care and Support provides care and support services throughout Farnham and Dorking to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. We are now looking for additional Support Workers to join our friendly team.

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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)

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:
• Farnham

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

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 FSW0419


Senior Support Worker – Covering Farnham and Dorking – reference SSWFD0419

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 or temp to perm basis.

Benefits of for Senior Support Worker
• 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
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Senior Support Worker
• 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).
• 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 your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile)
• 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.

Responsibilities for Senior 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)
• Recording/reporting
• Responsible for the assisting the Team Leader in the resource planning, coaching and mentoring of 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.

Location:
• Farnham and Dorking

Salary: £20,587.68 full time

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.

Join us now – Apply here for SSWFD0419




Support Workers, 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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)

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




Support Worker, 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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)

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



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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)

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


Support Worker, Slough – reference SLSSW0419

We are looking for a senior support worker to join us on a full-time permanent basis (40 hours per week)

Benefits of for Senior Support Worker

• 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 shift work on a full-time basis
• 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

Requirements for Senior Support Worker

• Experience of providing care and support to vulnerable adults with a Learning Disability preferably within a CQC regulated environment and be qualified to NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent).
• 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 your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile)
• 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.
•Able to participate in the sleep-in rota at least once per week
•Able to line manage support workers
•Able to develop a staff rota

Responsibilities for Senior Support Worker

• Provide personal care and support to our customers out in their own home (Personal care including bathing and toileting, dressing, bed making and few house hold chores)
• Recording/reporting
• Responsible for the assisting the Team Leader in the resource planning, coaching and mentoring of 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.

Location:
• Slough

Full-time salary (40 hours): £20,587.68

Join us now – Apply here

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

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 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 personal care. On each Waking Night shift you will be accompanied by a sleep-in member of staff who will assist you in supporting our customers with their morning routines. Please be aware that during your shift you will also be expected to carry out nightly cleaning duties. We are looking for a new colleague to join us on a part-time basis (3 nights per week). 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 – £9.13 ph

Join us now – Apply here


Management Accountant, Staines – reference HOMA0419

We we’re looking for a Management Accountant who is looking for a new challenge in a small but busy environment. You will be responsible for all management accounts in order to advice on any financial implications of business decisions to aid growth and profit. You will also manage the preparation of budgets and management accounts including various reports.

Benefits you will receive with this role

• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities
• Company healthcare scheme
• 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
• Contributory pension

What you’ll do

• Responsible for the preparation of monthly Management Accounts by day 10.
• Monthly budget variance analysis.
• Support preparation of annual statutory accounts.
• Oversee the management of income and cost for the two revenue streams of Care & Support and Housing.
• Manage the budget process from design to completion and adoption.
• Providing Director of Resources with monthly and ad-hoc financial analysis of company performance reports.
• Liaison with internal and external auditors
• Liaise and assist managers and colleagues with financial queries relating to budget management.
• Responsible for the maintenance and implementation of some financial policies and procedures.
• Assist with the business planning and forecasting of income and expenditure using BRIXX software.

The experience you will need

• CIMA or ACCA finalist or newly qualified, ideally with housing or care accounting experience
• Knowledge of management accounting in a financial control context and understanding of Budget setting and budgetary control, development funding and supported housing funding
• Experience in production and presentation of management and finance system support

Job Title – Management Accountant
Salary – £40,000 per annum
Location – Staines – Head Office
Hours – 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Join us now – Apply here

Housing & Support Officer, Staines – reference HOHOS0419

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Housing & Support officer who likes travelling. In this post you will be looking after a patch that covers Aylesbury, Cherwell, South Oxfordshire, Swindon, Epping Forest, St Albans and Hillingdon which has around 100 tenancies.
This role combines the provision of comprehensive housing and tenancy management services, as well as the additional support and supervision which our customers may need to help them maintain their housing and achieve their personal independent living goals. You will have the opportunity to work closely with your customers, their Care & Support staff (who provide personal care and support) and many other agencies. These roles are perfect for people with housing management experience who are looking for the opportunity to provide more intensive, personalised housing support services.

No experience of working in supported housing? If you have general needs housing management experience and can demonstrate a desire and aptitude for helping our customer group to maintain independence, then please apply.

Post requirements

• Car driver – full clean licence and use of own car for work
• Able to carry out property visits across the designated area
• This post requires an enhanced DBS check (done by company)

Benefits you will receive with this role

• Support and Leadership
• Training and development opportunities
• Company healthcare scheme
• 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
• Contributory pension
• 0.45p per mile

What you’ll do

• To work as part of a team providing housing management and tenancy sustainment support services to Ability’s client group, which includes customers with learning disabilities, mental health needs and / or physical and sensory impairments.
• To provide comprehensive housing and tenancy management services including the management of rent and service charge payments and arrears; voids and lettings; tenancy management and enforcement, including nuisance and anti-social behaviour; estate / scheme inspections, property maintenance and health and safety issues.
• To provide care, support and supervision to customers to help them maintain their housing and achieve their personal independent living goals.

Experience and Qualifications you will need

• Experience in providing general needs housing / tenancy management services within an organisation that provides social housing
• Has worked un a supported housing environment
• 5 GCSE passes at grade C or above including English and Maths, or equivalent.
• Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
• Ability to work collaboratively as a part of a team, developing good working relationships with colleagues and external service providers
• Can effectively manage a busy and varied workload, prioritise between conflicting demands and be able to meet deadlines
• Be proficient in using Microsoft office applications, including Word. Excel and Outlook

Job Title – Housing & Support Officer
Salary – £24,000 – £29,000 per annum
Location – Patch 6 – Aylesbury, Cherwell, South Oxfordshire, Swindon, Epping Forest, St Albans and Hillingdon. There will be meeting once a month at the Head Office in Staines
Hours – 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Join us now – Apply here


Support Worker, Waterlooville and Havant – reference WL&HSW0419

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

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.

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.

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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)
• A warm, kind nature.
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:

• Havant/Waterlooville, Hampshire (Preferred)

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.

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 WL&HSW0419



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.
• A driving licence/access to a car 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)
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


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