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 DPHSW1018 / CSWPH1018

Full-time, part-time, and casual / bank opportunities available.

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa (pro rata for part-time positions)
Hourly rate: £8.00 ph (plus holiday pay for casual / bank positions)

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 the Dorking area who need some care or support to be able to live independently.

Ability Care and Support provides care and support in Dorking for vulnerable adults with a wide range of needs. We are looking for additional staff to join our friendly team and currently have full time, part time and casual opportunities available.

You would provide support to our customers, which could include personal care, social or community activities as well as assistance with their own tenancies, either at our service in Dorking or to customers in Dorking and surrounding areas to help them make the most of their abilities.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension. Our service in Dorking is staffed 24 hours a day so you will be part of a team who work flexible 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 in advance.

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

Join us now – Apply here for Zero Hour/Casual


Support Workers, Farnham – reference FSWCH1018

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

We focus on Ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of Vulnerable Adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently.

At Ability we provide care and support to vulnerable adults who have a wide range of needs and are currently looking for colleagues to join us on either a full-time or part-time basis.
Our yourAbility service is unique as customers can choose the type of support they need to assist them with independent living. This can include personal care, social or community activities as well as assistance with their own tenancies. Our customers are based at our service in Farnham as well as in and around the local community. The hours of work will be agreed in advance and you will be part of a team who work shifts over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins.

Empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for the role along with your positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service. WAs well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Join us now – Apply here for FSWCH1018


Support Worker (Casual), Havant – reference CSWHP1018

Hourly rate: £8.00 ph (plus holiday pay)

Ability Care and Support provides care and support services throughout Havant, Emsworth and Hayling Island to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. We are now looking for additional Casual / Bank Support Workers to join our friendly team.

As a Support Worker you would provide personal care and support to our customers out in the community, to help them make the most of their abilities. Being a car driver is essential due to the areas we cover, which may also include working in our Waterlooville services. We support your travel by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer very flexible working arrangements. Our service in Havant operates from 7am – 10pm, 7 days a week. The hours you work will depend on our customers’ needs but we will agree these with you upfront.

Join us now – Apply here for CSWHP1018


Support Workers, Hayes – reference SWSCH1018/BSWSC1018

Full-time Salary: £18,165.60 pa
Hourly Rate: £8.70 ph (plus holiday pay for bank positions)

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

We focus on Ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently. At Ability, ‘to live more independently’ means customers having more choice and control over their lives, and having equal access to housing, mobility, health, employment and community involvement. In addition, being ‘first choice’ requires total customer satisfaction. To achieve this, we recruit people who share our values and we train and support colleagues to work always with a positive ‘can-do‘ attitude.

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

We are looking to recruit new colleagues to join our team on either a full-time permanent basis or on a flexible basis (bank), to ensure we are able to deliver the best possible service to our customers at all times. Shifts will be rostered over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep in’s. Empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for the role along with your positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service.

Why work for us?
As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Join us now – Apply here for Bank/Zero Hour


Support Worker (Floating Support), Hillingdon – reference MHFS1018

Starting salary: £18,165.60 pa (£8.70 ph)

We focus on Ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some support to live as independently as possible.

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

We are looking to recruit a new colleague a full-time basis (40 hours per week), Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will work as part of a motivated team and possess working knowledge and experience of how to deal with the issues that can arise when dealing with mental health.

Empathy, communication skills and team work are vital for the role along with your positive “can do” attitude and commitment to the highest standards of customer service.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension.

Join us now – Apply here


Support Worker, Ruislip – reference SWYTL0918/ZHYTL0918

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.

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

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

We focus on Ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently. At Ability, ‘to live more independently’ means customers having more choice and control over their lives, and having equal access to housing, mobility, health, employment and community involvement. In addition, being ‘first choice’ requires total customer satisfaction. To achieve this, we recruit people who share our values and we train and support colleagues to work always with a positive ‘can-do‘ attitude.

The Role and Service

Your Ability Hillingdon is a CQC registered supportive living service for adults with learning/physical disabilities. The service is person centred with a focus towards promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team and will include working shifts over a 7 day period which include weekend working, waking nights and bank holidays. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for all of our customers.

Why work for us?
As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension.

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

Join us now – Apply here for Zero Hour/Casual


Waking Night Support Worker, Ruislip – reference WNSWR0918

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

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

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

We focus on Ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently. At Ability, ‘to live more independently’ means customers having more choice and control over their lives, and having equal access to housing, mobility, health, employment and community involvement. In addition, being ‘first choice’ requires total customer satisfaction. To achieve this, we recruit people who share our values and we train and support colleagues to work always with a positive ‘can-do‘ attitude.

The Role and Service

Your Ability Hillingdon is a CQC registered supportive living service for adults with learning/physical disabilities. The service is person centred with a focus towards promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team and will include working shifts over a 7 day period which include weekend working and bank holidays. Our waking night shifts run from 21.45 to 07.45 with two members of the team on shift per night. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care is required for all of our customers.

Why work for us?
As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension.

Join us now – Apply here for Waking Night


Support Worker, Slough – reference SWLCS1018

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa

We focus on ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently.

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.

We a looking for a new colleague to join us on a full-time basis (40 hours per week). The shifts 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.

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.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension.

Join us now – Apply here


Finance Trainee, Staines – reference FTCHS1018

Salary: £18,000 to £20,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Changes at Ability mean that we are now recruiting for a new Finance Trainee position. This newly defined post will suit someone seeking to take their first steps in a career in finance, starting with a focus on Purchase Ledger, but quickly gaining exposure to many additional aspects of financial accounting and reporting, alongside opportunities for professional training.

You will be the 1st point of contact for all purchase ledger enquiries as well as covering all aspects of purchase ledger, from logging of invoices to statement reconciliation. You must have a keen interest in implementing new systems, as part of this role will be to support the implementation of a new electronic Purchase Order generation and processing system and an automated invoice recognition system. This will be in addition to ensuring Ability gets the most out of our recent accounting system upgrade, ensuring best value for money and improving our processes and ways of working. This role will also give you the opportunity to learn and develop beyond the aspects of purchase ledger, working both with the Financial and Management accountants.

This is a training role, therefore alongside this role you will be expected to work towards AAT, CIMA or ACCA qualifications. The role will be 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm based from our Head Office in Staines. Depending on your chosen study method, you may be required to attend evening classes, as day release is not an option, however some flexibility in working hours may be possible to accommodate your studies.

If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, a passion for learning new skills and want to be part of an organisation that gives something back to it’s local communities, we want to hear from you.

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Job Description – Finance Trainee


Purchase Ledger Lead, Staines – reference PLLCH1018

Starting Salary: £28,000.00 pa

If you want to be part of an organisation that gives something back to it’s local communities, Ability are recruiting for a Purchase Ledger lead to be part of the organisations Finance team. This newly defined post will suit someone seeking to build on five years purchase ledger experience and an AAT qualification/CCAB part qualification.

The main purpose of this role will be to manage and deliver accounts payable services in a professional and timely manner as well as being responsible for the line management and development of a Finance Trainee.

Key responsibilities will be managing the day to day operation of accounts payable, including the posting of all accounts payable transactions, compiling and checking purchase ledger payment runs, processing the bank direct debit payments, supporting the Finance and Systems Accountant with reconciliation of data, ensuring the on boarding of new suppliers are in line with credit referencing as well as ensuring all data is processed in line with GDPR.

A keen interest in system implementation would be an advantage as you will lead on the implementation of a new electronic Purchase Order generation and processing system, and an automated invoice recognition system. This will be in addition to ensuring Ability gets the most out of our recent accounting system upgrade, ensuring best value for money, and improving our processes and ways of working.

You will need to have one or more of the following qualifications necessary for applying for this position; AAT qualified, CIMA or ACCA Part Qualified (ideally with housing or care accounting experience). We would also consider applicants who are studying towards the above qualifications.

The core of the role will be 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, based from our Head Office in Staines, with a flexible approach during exceptionally busy times.

If you have a ‘can do’ attitude as well as excellent customer focus and are able to build relationships across a business, we look forward to hearing from you.

Join us now – Apply here

Job Description – Purchase Ledger Lead


Waking Night Support Worker, Surbiton – reference WNSWS1018

Full-time Salary: £18,165.60 pa

We focus on ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently.

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 full-time basis (4 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.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension. The hours you work will depend on our customers needs but we will agree these with you in advance.

Join us now – Apply here


Bank Support Worker, Surbiton – reference CBSWS1018

Hourly rate: £8.70 ph (plus holiday pay)

We focus on ability, not disability. Do you share our values and have a positive attitude? If so, you could make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in your area who need some care or support to live more independently.

Ability’s residential care service in Surbiton supports adults with physical and learning disabilities. This role will require you to support our customers with everyday tasks including social or community activities as well as assistance with customer tenancies. Applicants should also be aware that this role will include providing personal care to our customers.

We are looking for new colleagues to join us on a casual basis where flexibility in hours will be required. The successful candidate will work as part of a motivated team and will be required to work shifts over a 7 day period, including weekends, sleep ins, waking nights and some bank holidays.

Join us now – Apply here


Support Worker, Waterlooville and Havant – reference WHSW1018

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

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

Ability Care and Support provides care and support in Waterlooville and Havant for vulnerable adults with a wide range of needs. We are looking for additional staff to join our friendly team and currently have full time, part time and flexible opportunities available.

You would provide personal care and support to our customers either at our services in Waterlooville or to yourAbility customers in Waterlooville/Havant and surrounding areas to help them make the most of their abilities. Due to the area’s we cover a car driver is essential and we can support you by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension. Our services in Waterlooville are staffed 24 hours a day therefore shifts will be over a 7 day period including weekend, bank holidays and sleep ins. The hours you work will depend on our customers needs but we will agree these with you upfront.

Join us now – Apply here for WHSW1018


Senior Support Worker, Waterlooville – reference SSWHW1018

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

Are you reliable, methodical, organised and looking for a challenge? This role offers a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Support Worker. You will be part of a team who are committed to providing the very best in customer service and highly committed to supporting people to live more independently within one of our Supported Housing services in Waterlooville. You will use your excellent planning, organisational and IT skills to make sure that each customer receives the care and support that they expect on time. The role requires a sensitive understanding of customer needs, a supportive telephone manner and good face to face communication skills.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to join us on a full time basis (40 hours per week) based at Stakes Road, Waterlooville, although you may also be expected to occasionally assist in covering our other services in Waterlooville and Havant. The successful candidate must be flexible, customer focused, self managing, excellent at building relationships, have a proven track record in achieving positive outcomes and be able to work to tight deadlines and timescales. You will be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail, good problem solving skills, the ability to work as part of a team whilst able to use their own initiative and respond well under pressure.

The Senior Support Worker will be required to organise support rotas to minimise changes to the service, respond efficiently to day to day changes in the customers requirements and maintain continuity in the delivery of service. You will need to build strong relationships with the Support team so you can call upon extra cover when needed, providing a crucial link between the customers and the Support team and will deal with queries from customers, their families and the local authority about their support service.

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

As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension.

Closing Date: Sunday 21 October 2018
Interviews Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018

Join us now – Apply here for SSWHW1018


Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW01018/ZHWOK1018

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.

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate: £8.00 ph (plus holiday pay for zero hour/casual positions)

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

The Role and Service
Ability Care & Support provides support to customers with additional support requirements including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues within the Woking area. The service is committed to a person centred approach with a focus towards promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team and will include working shifts over a 7 day period which includes some weekend working, sleep ins and some bank holidays. Applicants should also be aware the activity of providing personal care will be required.

Why work for us?
As well as genuine job satisfaction, we can offer a culture of support and leadership, training and development opportunities, company health care scheme, life insurance, 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and contributory pension. We value the diversity of our staff and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

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

Join us now – Apply here for Zero Hour/Casual


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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