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.


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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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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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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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