Enable Glasgow
Enable Glasgow

Charity registered in Scotland SC021077

ENABLE Glasgow aims to empower people with learning disability to get the most from life. For many people part of a fulfilling lifestyle is having the opportunity to train for work, or make an otherwise useful economic contribution to their community.


Current vacancies

Senior Support Worker - Esmond Street Service

  • Full time
  • £30,818
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

The successful candidate will play a senior and supervisory role in the operation of our Esmond Street Service: a 22 place supported living project for older people with learning disability and/or complex needs. The successful applicant will have experience of support planning and review systems, and will be in a position to work on a shift-rota basis. She/he will have experience in a supported living setting, the ability to work on their own initiative, and have a positive, empowering and flexible approach to the support of people with learning disabilities. The post requires the successful candidate to be involved in the supervision and development of the staff team; including training, developing systems, mentoring and auditing. She/he should also possess an appropriate qualification, or be willing and able to achieve this within an agreed timescale.

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Administration Coordinator – Esmond Street Advanced Support Service

  • Full time
  • £22,050
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 29th April 2024

ENABLE Glasgow is a community based charity working with adults with learning disabilities and their carers and families in Glasgow. We are currently recruiting for an Administration Coordinator to join our skilled staff team at our Esmond Street Advanced Support Service in the Yorkhill area of the city.

Esmond Street is currently the only service of its kind in the city, providing a high quality 24/7 supported living service to 22 adults with learning disabilities who are older and/or have advanced needs. We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

The Administration Coordinator will lead the administration function of the service, including maintaining recording systems, liaising with external agencies and suppliers, supporting our finance team, and directing enquires from outside bodies and the general public. They will also support the Esmond Street’s small management team.

Staff benefits include a contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, and opportunities for professional development.

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.

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Administration Coordinator – Central Office

  • Full time
  • £22,050
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd January 2024

ENABLE Glasgow is a community based charity working with adults with learning disabilities and their carers and families in Glasgow. We are currently recruiting an Administration Coordinator to join our administration and finance team at our central office

The Administration Coordinator will lead the administration function of the office, including maintaining recording systems, liaising with external agencies and suppliers, supporting our finance team, and directing enquires from outside bodies and the general public. They will also support the organisation’s small management team, and managers in our direct services

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. Staff benefits include a contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, and opportunities for professional development

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.

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Growing Together Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,324
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th September 2023

Operated by ENABLE Glasgow, Fortune Works is one of Scotland’s largest social enterprises which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities, with individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to play a lead role in our Growing Together Project*. Our Growing Together project is aiming to expand its therapeutic horticulture service, enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its garden service activities.

Our Growing Together Coordinator will undertake a senior role in the care and support of service users with a learning disability, staff and volunteers as well as playing a lead role within the staff team and contributing positively to the development of the Growing Together project, along with all appropriate agencies.

The post holder will work with service users to maintain and develop the existing Garden Centre service and seek out potential new volunteers, contracts and funding opportunities, as well as supporting social interaction with the general public at every opportunity.

We also require the post holder to support and supervise staff in the delivery of the Caley Awards - a Grow and Learn Project- that has a horticultural award scheme, recognising individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development. The award offers the learner the opportunity to work within a structured framework, but is also flexible enough to ensure a person centred approach; enabling accessibility for people with a learning disability or complex learning need.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their full potential through a person-centred approach. In return, you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to people’s lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

*Please note that this is a 30 month post, funded by Glasgow Communities Fund. Hours are full time (35hours pw).

For more information on Fortune Works and ENABLE Glasgow, visit our website enableglasgow.org.uk and Facebook pages, facebook.com/EnableGlasgow and facebook.com/EnableGlasgowFortuneWorks

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Support Worker - Fortune Works

  • Full time
  • £23,852
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th August 2023

Operated by ENABLE Glasgow, Fortune Works is one of Scotland’s largest social enterprises and provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities with individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

We are currently looking for a support worker to join our team for 12 months (maternity cover).

The Support Worker duties will include helping to create, facilitate and maintain positive person-centred activities which support people with a learning disability to play a worthwhile economic role as a valued member of the local community.

The successful candidate will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and will encourage participation in group activities to support people to gain skills and confidence. The applicant should also have experience of programme planning and review systems. Most importantly they should have a positive and empowering approach to supporting people with learning disabilities.

Successful Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

ENABLE Glasgow Branch strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles in all aspects its work.

For more information on Fortune Works and ENABLE Glasgow, visit our website www.enableglasgow.org.uk

and Facebook pages, https://www.facebook.com/EnableGlasgow and

https://www.facebook.com/EnableGlasgowFortuneWorks

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Support Assistant - Fortune Works

  • Full time
  • £19,892.5
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th August 2023

Operated by ENABLE Glasgow, Fortune Works is one of Scotland’s largest social enterprises which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities with individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

The Support Assistant duties will include supporting positive person-centred activities which support people with a learning disability to play a worthwhile economic role as a valued member of the local community.

The successful candidate will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and will encourage participation in group activities to support people to gain skills and confidence. They will also play a part in the effective operation of a busy service. Most importantly they should have a positive and empowering approach to supporting people with learning disabilities.

NB We currently have two Support Assistant Posts available.

Successful Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

ENABLE Glasgow Branch strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles in all aspects its work.

For more information on Fortune Works and ENABLE Glasgow, visit our website www.enableglasgow.org.uk

and Facebook pages, https://www.facebook.com/EnableGlasgow and

https://www.facebook.com/EnableGlasgowFortuneWorks

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Administration Coordinator - Fortune Works

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd August 2023

Operated by ENABLE Glasgow, Fortune Works is one of Scotland’s largest social enterprises which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities with individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

We are currently recruiting for a full time Administration Coordinator (35 hours pw) to cover one year maternity leave.

The post holder will coordinate the administration function of the service, undertaking administrative and clerical tasks, and will contribute to the general aims and objectives of the unit. The person will also work with the support staff team in providing a high quality of care and support for service users. This will include working alongside service users in an administrative capacity.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their full potential through a person-centred approach. In return, you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to people’s lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

Successful Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

ENABLE Glasgow Branch strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles in all aspects its work.

For more information on Fortune Works and ENABLE Glasgow, visit our website enableglasgow.org.uk and Facebook pages, facebook.com/EnableGlasgow and facebook.com/EnableGlasgowFortuneWorks

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Administration Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd September 2022

ENABLE Glasgow is a small/medium sized third sector organisation and registered charity which provides a range of services to people with learning disabilities and their carers in Glasgow. The Administration Coordinator leads a small administrative team at our central office, and is directly responsible to the Chief Executive Officer.

The successful candidate will play a lead role in the administration function of our organisation and will be responsible for developing, devising and maintaining our systems in relation to both administration and human resource management. The role also involves liaising with relevant external organisations, as well as working closely with our finance team and overseeing ongoing contact with our membership.

The Administration Coordinator must share ENABLE Glasgow’s values and commitment to the welfare and human rights of people with learning disabilities. He/she should have experience in a lead administrative/ supervisory role and will have a positive approach towards the support of staff. The role also requires excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.

As part of a small team, the successful candidate will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees and will be supported in their role through regular and comprehensive training.

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.

All successful candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme (or to have their membership updated).

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Administration Coordinator - Fortune Works

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Glasgow (Drumchapel)
  • Closing 22nd September 2022

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Established in 1960, ENABLE Glasgow’s Fortune Works is a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. Based primarily in the Drumchapel area, the service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

The successful candidate will coordinate the administration function of the service, undertaking administrative and clerical tasks, and will contribute to the general aims and objectives of the unit. The person will also work with the support staff team in providing a high quality of care and support for service users. This will also include working alongside service users in an administrative capacity.

It is essential that applicants hold a European Computer Driving Licence or equivalent administrative qualification.

As part of a small team, the successful candidate will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees and will be supported in their role through regular and comprehensive training.

Fortune Works is part of ENABLE Glasgow a Charity registered in Scotland No.SC021077. ENABLE Glasgow Branch is a company Limited by Guarantee No. 250688.

Successful Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

ENABLE Glasgow Branch strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles in all aspects its work.

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Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Esmond Street Advanced Support Service
  • Closing 20th June 2022

ENABLE Glasgow is a community based charity working with adults with learning disabilities and their carers and families in Glasgow. We are currently recruiting support workers to join our skilled staff team at our Esmond Street Advanced Support Service in the Yorkhill area of the city. Esmond Street provides a high quality 24/7 supported living service to 22 adults with learning disabilities who are older and/or have enhanced needs.

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the well-being of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team who strive to promote and support professional development.

Your role will be in supporting individuals with all aspects of everyday life including maintaining health and wellbeing, and assisting individuals with running and maintaining their home. Experience in residential support work is useful but not essential. The successful applicant should also be willing to work towards an SVQ Level 3 Qualification. Must be available to work on a shift rota basis.

Please note that we have various hours available (full time is 35 hours p w). We also have vacancies for dedicated night shift posts. For further information regarding available hours please email Jane Feeney, jane.feeney@enableglasgow.org.uk

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equalities and diversities principles to all aspects of our work.

All successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme (or to have their membership updated)

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Human Resources & Administration Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th June 2022

ENABLE Glasgow is a small/medium sized third sector organisation and registered charity which provides a range of services to people with learning disabilities and their carers in Glasgow. The Human Resources and Administration Coordinator leads a small administrative team at our central office, and is directly responsible to the Chief Executive Officer.

The successful candidate will play a lead role in the administration function of our organisation and will be responsible for developing, devising and maintaining our systems in relation to both administration and human resource management. The role also involves liaising with relevant external organisations, as well as working closely with our finance team and overseeing ongoing contact with our membership.

The Human Resources & Administration Coordinator must share ENABLE Glasgow’s values and commitment to the welfare and human rights of people with learning disabilities. He/she should have experience in a lead administrative/ supervisory role and will have a positive approach towards the support of staff. The role also requires excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.

As part of a small team, the successful candidate will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees and will be supported in their role through regular and comprehensive training.

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.

All successful candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme (or to have their membership updated).

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Finance Assistant (Part Time)

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th June 2022

ENABLE Glasgow is a small/medium sized third sector organisation and registered charity which provides a range of services to people with learning disabilities and their carers in Glasgow. The Finance Assistant is part of a small administrative team at our central office, and is directly responsible to the Finance Manager.

The successful candidate will support the Finance Coordinator and Finance Manager in the effective management of financial systems, ensuring that all monies and purchase invoices are received timeously, accurately recorded and posted to the accounting system. The role also involves assisting with the processing of our monthly pay roll and making payments to suppliers using a range of payment systems. The operation of an appropriate nominal ledger coding structure and assistance in the preparation of management and statutory accounts is also required.

The Finance Assistant must share ENABLE Glasgow’s commitment to the welfare and human rights of people with learning disabilities. Professional experience in the field of financial administration, as well as a good working knowledge of financial IT systems and ledgers (including coding structures) is also required. The successful candidate should have demonstrable experience in accounting and bookkeeping (including purchase ledger and cash handling) as well as a flexible approach to the job.

As part of a small team, the successful candidate will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees and will receive support through regular and comprehensive training.

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.

All successful candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme (or to have their membership updated).

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Support Worker (Growing Together Project/Fortune Works)

  • Part time
  • £13,501 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (Drumchapel)
  • Closing 18th March 2022

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

Established in 1960, ENABLE Glasgow’s Fortune Works is a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. Based primarily in the Drumchapel area, the service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Fortune Works ‘Growing Together Project’ aims to expand its therapeutic horticulture service enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its garden service activities. Your role will involve supporting service users to maintain and develop the existing garden centre and green services. You will assist in providing a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and encourage their participation in group activities. This will include supporting service users in the delivery of Learning Disability Awareness and Hate Crime training to other agencies, schools, colleges, local businesses’, community groups and the general public.

In addition you will help support the Growing Together Project’s delivery of the Caley Award, a Grow and Learn Project which has a horticultural award scheme that recognises individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development.

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Support Coordinator-Social Enterprise

  • Full time
  • £25,777
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Fortune Works

Established in 1960, we are a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

The successful candidate will undertake a senior role in the support of adults with a range of learning disabilities, and will encourage participation in economic, social enterprise and other activities that enable people to gain skills and confidence. The Support Coordinator will play a lead role within the staff team and contribute positively to the development of the service.

The successful applicant will have experience of and proven track record in leading a support team in the context of the post. The ability to play a proactive role in the promotion and development of the service, as well as excellent communication skills is also essential. Most importantly the role requires a positive and empowering approach to the support of people purchasing the service at Fortune Works.

We offer excellent terms and conditions and training opportunities for all of our staff and you will benefit from being part of a vibrant and dedicated staff team.

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Supported Living Cook

  • Full time or Part time
  • £19,080
  • Esmond Street Advanced Support Service
  • Closing 16th December 2021

ENABLE Glasgow is a community based charity working with adults with learning disabilities and their carers and families in Glasgow. We are currently recruiting to enhance our excellent staff team at our Esmond Street Advanced Support Service in the Yorkhill area of the city. Esmond Street provides a high quality 24/7 supported living service to 22 adults with learning disabilities who are older and/or have enhanced needs.

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

The successful candidate will oversee the planning of weekly/fortnightly menus in conjunction with service users, ensuring that all nutritional needs and dietary requirements are catered for. Your role will also involve organising the kitchen in terms of order, food hygiene and health and safety. REHIS Food Hygiene Training or equivalent is preferred for this role. Knowledge of Cook Safe, infection control as well as catering experience are also integral to the job role.

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Support Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Esmond Street Advanced Support Service
  • Closing 16th December 2021

ENABLE Glasgow is a community based charity working with adults with learning disabilities and their carers and families in Glasgow. We are currently recruiting support workers to join our skilled staff team at our Esmond Street Advanced Support Service in the Yorkhill area of the city. Esmond Street provides a high quality 24/7 supported living service to 22 adults with learning disabilities who are older and/or have enhanced needs.

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the well-being of some of the most vulnerable people in our society. We need you now more than ever!

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team who strive to promote and support professional development.

Your role will be in supporting individuals with all aspects of everyday life including maintaining health and wellbeing, and assisting individuals with running and maintaining their home. Experience in residential support work is useful but not essential. The successful applicant should also be willing to work towards an SVQ Level 3 Qualification. Must be available to work on a shift rota basis.

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Support Worker-Social Enterprise (4 posts)

  • Full time
  • £21,635
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Established in 1960, we are a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. The service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

The Support Worker-Social Enterprise duties will include helping to create, facilitate and maintain positive person centred activities which support people with a learning disability to play a worthwhile economic role as a valued member of the local community.

The successful candidate will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and will encourage participation in group activities to support people to gain skills and confidence. The applicant should also have experience of programme planning and review systems.

Most importantly they should have a positive and empowering approach to support people purchasing the service at Fortune Works.

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Operations Manager (2 Posts) - Fortune Works

  • Full time
  • £29,163
  • Drumchapel, Glasgow
  • Closing 19th August 2021

Fortune Works is one of Scotland’s largest social enterprises for people with learning disability. Two Operations Manager posts have been newly created, providing an exciting and rare opportunity to help lead the service in providing meaningful social and economic activity to adults with learning disability in north west Glasgow. Fortune Works is part of ENABLE Glasgow, a long-established member-led organisation which works with people with learning disability and their carers in the city.

Fortune Works supports around 120 people with learning disability to play a full role in the life of the community through providing in-house economic activity and social support, and also in partnership with local community organisations in Drumchapel and north-west Glasgow. Following a recent period of expansion, our Operations Managers will play a lead role in maintaining and developing these partnerships, and in ensuring the smooth running of a very busy service.

We are looking for people who have the drive, initiative, and experience to help us move on to the next stage of our development, and who have a demonstrable commitment to the human rights and inclusion of people who have a learning disability.

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Horticultural Support Worker (Growing Together Project/Fortune Works)

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Drumchapel, Glasgow
  • Closing 9th June 2021

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

Established in 1960, ENABLE Glasgow’s Fortune Works is a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. Based primarily in the Drumchapel area, the service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Fortune Works ‘Growing Together Project’ aims to expand its therapeutic horticulture service enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its garden service activities. Your role will involve supporting service users to maintain and develop the existing garden centre and green services. You will assist in providing a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and encourage their participation in group activities. This will include supporting service users in the delivery of Learning Disability Awareness and Hate Crime training to other agencies, schools, colleges, local businesses’, community groups and the general public.

In addition you will help support the Growing Together Project’s delivery of the Caley Award, a Grow and Learn Project which has a horticultural award scheme that recognises individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development.

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Co-ordinator (Growing Together Project/Fortune Works)

  • Full time
  • £24,063
  • Drumchapel, Glasgow
  • Closing 9th June 2021

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

Established in 1960, ENABLE Glasgow’s Fortune Works is a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. Based primarily in the Drumchapel area, the service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Fortune Works ‘Growing Together Project’ aims to expand its therapeutic horticulture service enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its garden service activities. Your role as Coordinator will involve working with service users to maintain and develop the existing garden centre and green services, as well as seeking out potential new volunteers, contracts and funding opportunities. You will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and encourage their participation in group activities. This will include supporting service users in the delivery of Learning Disability Awareness and Hate Crime training to other agencies, schools, colleges, local businesses’, community groups and the general public.

The successful candidate would also be expected to implement social contact with the general public at every opportunity.

In addition the Growing Together Project will deliver the Caley Award, a Grow and Learn Project which has a horticultural award scheme that recognises individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development.

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