Support Worker – Various Positions

  • £7.28 + 12.07% holiday pay (under 25 years or age)
  • £7.51 + 12.07% holiday pay (25 years and over)
  • Hours to be worked flexibly as required, on average and 3-4 hours at an activity (occasionally some activities may be longer)

Enable Ability currently offers various Projects and Youth Schemes for young people aged 13 – 21 (although this will be changing to 16 – 25) years of age with a range of mild to moderate learning or physical disabilities who live in the SE Hampshire.  We provide a varied programme of leisure activities that promotes socialisation and helps to build up confidence, improve self-esteem and independence; plus, opportunities for supported volunteering and work experience.

All activities take place in group settings with the help and support of trained staff & volunteers. The purpose of these Projects and Youth Schemes are to encourage positive interaction with peers and develop life skills.

We require additional support workers for various positions. Duties will include; supporting young people with disabilities to get the most out of the activities and make friendships. Further details are explained in the job description.

This is an exciting opportunity for motivated and creatively minded people to help develop this service.  Good communication skills are essential along with the ability to interact well with young people. A full driving licence together with use of a car would be advantageous.

No previous experience is required, just lots of patience & understanding.

Enable Ability will meet all out-of-pocket expenses (including mileage as appropriate) and provide regular supervision, a supportive working environment and opportunities for career development.

This position is subject to a DBS check at the enhanced level and satisfactory references.

Applications Packs and further details are available from Mary Ive, Deputy Manager, Enable Ability, 311-313 Copnor Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5EG.

Tel:      02392 671846 (answer phone available out-of-hours)

Mobile:            07857 328390


Enable Ability is an Equal Opportunities Employer with ‘Investor in People accreditation.