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Job Vacancy - Support Worker, Enable Glasgow Fortune Works

Enable Glasgow currently have an excellent and hard to come by opportunity for a 12 month Support Worker to cover maternity leave at our vibrant Social Enterprise project in Drumchapel.

Established in 1960, Enable Glasgow 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.

Support Worker-Social Enterprise

Fortune Works

12 Month Temporary Post to Cover Maternity Leave

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Ref FW/SWSE £20693per annum

This is a 12-month contract, 35 hours per week post and cover will be between 8am-8pm from Monday to Saturday, this will be agreed on a monthly basis. The role involves occasional out of hours working for which time off in lieu of payment will be awarded.

The Support Workers duties will include helping to create, facilitate and maintain positive person centred social enterprise 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 and additional disabilities. To encourage their participation in group activities in order to gain skills and confidence. The applicant should also have experience of programme planning and review systems.

As well as undertaking tasks in relation to the support of service users, the post will have particular emphasis on the social enterprise aspects of the service. This will involve promoting our goods and services to external companies and public bodies, overseeing production, maintaining customer relationships, and seeking new markets for our range of Fortune Products and contract work.

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

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.

For an application pack please contact:


ENABLE Glasgow Branch,

Curran Suite

61 Esmond Street

Glasgow G3 8SL

Telephone: 0141 332 7420

Email: the relevant reference number.

Closing date for applications is the 16th August 2019

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