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


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. 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) however part-time will be considered.

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


Housing Assistant, Hillingdon – reference SHAHL0817

Full-time Salary (35 hours): £20,620.00 pa

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Housing Assistant to join our expanding Housing Services department. As a Housing Assistant you will be responsible for a designated patch of properties and their facilities, focusing on void management, tenancy issues, rent management and repairs. The position will also involve assisting the Housing Services Officer with the management of customer tenancies. This particular opportunity will be covering the Hillingdon and St Albans areas.

The purpose of the Housing Assistant role is to ensure that the accommodation and housing services provided to tenants run smoothly and remain safe, secure and adequate, whilst recognising that our customers require care, support and/or supervision.

Typical daily duties will involve developing and maintaining multi-agency links, working with local communities to agree and deliver local standards, managing relationships with local customers, leaseholders and resident groups, as well as delivering a positive approach to tenancy and estate management. The role will also involve managing low level ASB cases, managing tenancy related issues, and taking a lead on managing the local environment by working with our customers and other stakeholders.

The position will be full-time working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, however flexibility of working hours will be required. In addition, due to the nature of the role, being a car driver is essential and we will support you by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and engagement skills as well as be able to demonstrate an understanding of housing and housing management issues. You will need to have experience in tenancy/leasehold management as well as possess the knowledge and skills to manage anti-social behaviour cases and complete efficient estate inspections.

Join us now – Apply here for SHAHL0817


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


Care and Support Team Leader, Reading – reference TLPCH0817

Full-time salary (35 hours): £24,000.00 – £28,000.00pa (dependent on experience)

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 new built 24/7 service in Reading provides people with learning disabilities to move out of residential care and move into their own self-contained home, with the support they need to become as independent as possible and lead a fulfilling life.

Ability Care & Support is looking to recruit a Team Leader to be responsible for the efficient and effective management of this service, leading and coordinating a team of Support Workers in providing high quality care and support to our customers.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within a registered setting and used to working in CQC regulated environment to ensure we provide the highest quality of service.

The position will be on a full-time basis covering the hours needed by the service. Monday to Friday. Previous management experience, 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.

Join us now – Apply here for TLPCH0817


Housing Assistant (Part-time), Reading – reference SHARB0817

Starting Salary: £20,000.00 pa (pro rata)

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Housing Assistant to join our expanding Housing Services department. As a Housing Assistant you will be responsible for a designated patch of properties and their facilities, focusing on void management, tenancy issues, rent management and repairs.The position will also involve assisting the Housing Services Officer with the management of customer tenancies. This particular opportunity will be covering the Reading and Bracknell area.

The purpose of the Housing Assistant role is to ensure that the accommodation and housing services provided to tenants run smoothly and remain safe, secure and adequate, whilst recognising that our customers require care, support and/or supervision.

Typical daily duties will involve developing and maintaining multi-agency links, working with local communities to agree and deliver local standards, managing relationships with local customers, leaseholders and resident groups, as well as delivering a positive approach to tenancy and estate management. The role will also involve managing low level ASB cases, managing tenancy related issues, and taking a lead on managing the local environment by working with our customers and other stakeholders.

The position will be part-time working 24 hours per week, however flexibility of working hours will be required. In addition, due to the nature of the role, being a car driver is essential and we will support you by paying a mileage allowance of 45p per mile.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and engagement skills as well as be able to demonstrate an understanding of housing and housing management issues. You will need to have experience in tenancy/leasehold management as well as possess the knowledge and skills to manage anti-social behaviour cases and complete efficient estate inspections.

Join us now – Apply here for SHARB0817


Support Worker, Ruislip – reference SWYTL1015

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

Full-time salary (40 hours): £18,165.60 pa

YourAbility 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.

Join us now – Apply here for SWYTL1015


Housing Manager, Staines – reference HMTCH0817

Starting Salary: £38,000.00 pa (Salary band: £38,000 – £40,000 pa)

We are currently recruiting for an exciting and challenging role for a forward thinking, resourceful individual who will lead and manage the provision of a high quality, responsive housing service that delivers and focuses on positive customer outcomes.

You will be highly motivated and have a minimum of 2 years working within Housing Management. This is a wide ranging role covering all aspect of housing management, from overseeing the allocation and letting properties, to taking action on breaches of tenancies and line managing the Housing Team.

You will have the ability to develop and drive a performance culture with a focus on continuous improvement and personal accountability as well as the ability to lead and motivate your team and colleagues. You will also be able to build strong networks and working partnerships across the business, particularly with Care & Support and Finance as well as with our repairs contractor.

This role is key to managing our Housing stock and equally ensuring we meet regulatory and statutory compliance of our Landlord duties.

If you can clearly demonstrate a “can do” approach, take personal accountability and be passionate about delivering excellent customer service then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing Date:  21st August 2017
Interview Date:  29th August 2017

Join us now – Apply here for HMTCH0817


Support Worker, Surbiton – reference FGPSW0216

Full-time Salary (40 hours): £18,165.60 pa
Hourly rate: £8.70 ph

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 FGPSW0216


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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