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, flexible working, 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 Worker, Dorking – reference SWDPH0816/CSWPH0216

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate: £8.00 ph

Ability Care and Support provides care and support services in Dorking and surrounding areas for vulnerable adults with a wide range of needs. We are looking for one full-time (40 hours per week) colleague and additional bank/casual staff to join our friendly team.

Based in a beautiful rural location, the job will involve supporting our customers either at our Dorking services, or in the surrounding community, to help them make the most of their abilities. This may include some personal care.

Our services in Dorking 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 Casual/Bank

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time


Support Worker, Farnham – reference SWFCH0916/CSWFA0816

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate: £8.00 ph

Our yourAbility service in Farnham provides care and support to vulnerable adults who have a wide range of needs 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 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.

Join us now – Apply here for Full-time

Join us now – Apply here for Casual/Bank


Senior Support Worker, Hayes – reference SSWSC0917

Salary: £20,900.00 pa (inclusive of London Weighting).
Hours: 40 working per week on a shift basis.

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 in’s 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.

Closing date for applications is the Sunday the 15th October.

If shortlisted you will be contacted by the recruiting manager for a telephone interview on Wednesday 18th October and if successful invited to attend an interview at the service on either on Wednesday 25th or Thursday 26th October.

Job Description – Senior Support Worker

Join us now – Apply here for SSWSC0917


Support Worker, Hillingdon – reference HLHSW0717

Full-time salary (40 hours): £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.

Our services in Hillingdon provide supported living for adults with mental health issues and complex needs. The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidate working as part of a motivated team, working shifts over a 7 day period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep in’s. We are looking for colleagues to join us on a full-time basis (40 hours per week).

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.

Join us now – Apply here for HLHSW0717


Part-time Support Worker, Hillingdon – reference MHFSH0917

Part-time salary (28 hours): £12,715.92 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.

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.

This particular service operates Monday to Friday and we are looking to recruit a colleague on a part-time basis (28 hours per week). 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.

Join us now – Apply here for MHFSH0917


Senior Support Worker, Merton Floating Support Service – reference SSWMFS0917

Salary: £14,630.00 (inclusive of London weighting) (This is based on a full time salary of £20,900.00 inclusive of London weighting)
Hours: 28 hours per week over 4 days.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Support Worker covering our Merton Floating support service, based from Mitcham.

Our Merton Floating support service provides support to vulnerable adults with mental health support needs and vulnerable adults with a Learning Disability. We support our customers in their own homes and in the community to live independently.

The post holder must have experience in managing teams and be competent in carrying out all aspects of employee management, including managing and organising the rota’s and staff performance. You will also be responsible for coordinating the daily support and activities for customers to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service. In addition you will have experience in working within a regulated environment and knowledge of CQC would be an advantage.

Key accountabilities will include monitoring the quality of assessments, support planning, risk assessments, recording of customer outcomes and to ensure the information is kept up to date.

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.

Closing date for applications is the Sunday the 15th October.

If successful you will be invited to attend an interview at the service on Monday 23rd October 2017.

Job Description – Senior Support Worker

Join us now – Apply here for SSWMFS0917


Support Worker, Reading – reference SWYAR0516

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

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa
Hourly rate: £8.00 ph

Our brand new CQC registered supported living service in Reading provides care and support to adults with a wide range of support requirements including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues. The service is person centred with a focus on promoting and increasing independence for our customers.

We are currently recruiting for a number of full-time positions, however part-time applicants will be considered. The Support Worker role will involve the successful candidates 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 many of our customers.

Join us now – Apply here for SWYAR0516


Support Worker, Surbiton – reference FGPSW0917

Full-time Salary (40 hours): £18,165.60 pa
Hourly rate: £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 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 full-time or part-time basis and are flexible on the number of hours and days worked. 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 for FGPSW0917


Senior Support Worker, Havant – reference SSWH0917

Salary (40 hours): £19,400.00 pa
Hours: 40 hours per week, working on a shift basis which will include weekends and sleep ins where required.

Looking for the next step up in Management?

Ability support adults who have learning, physical and mental health disabilities and are committed to providing first class support to our customers. We are currently recruiting for a Senior Support Worker for our service based in Havant as well as assisting in covering our services in Waterlooville as and when required. You will have experience of working with vulnerable adults and have a clear understanding and be passionate about supporting them with independent living.

This would be an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking for that next step in management and wants to utilise and expand their skills. 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 is essential and you must also have experience in working within a regulated environment and have a clear understanding of CQC regulations and how these are applied.

To succeed in this role you will have “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. Full training and support will be given.

Closing date for applications is the Sunday the 15th October.

If shortlisted you will be contacted by the recruiting manager for a telephone interview on 17th October and if successful invited to attend an interview at the service on Monday 23rd October.

Job Description – Senior Support Worker

Join us now – Apply here for SSWH0917


Support Worker, Waterlooville and Havant – reference WHSW0715

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 very flexible working arrangements. 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 WHSW0715


Support Worker (Casual), Havant – reference CSWHP0716

Hourly rate: £8.00 ph

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 CSWHP0716


Support Worker, Woking – reference WOKSW1115

Full-time opportunities available, however part-time will be considered.

Full-time salary (40 hours): £16,704.00 pa
Hourly Rate: £8.00 ph

We have opened a brand new service in Woking supporting customers with additional support requirements including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues. 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 is required.

Join us now – Apply here for WOKSW1115


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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