Personal Skills Coach (Enable Ability)

Salary: £10.47 (£9.34 plus 12.07% holiday pay) per hour
Post: Permanent; 12–16 hours per week 
Location: Portsmouth

Enable Ability and Game Over have developed a Social Enterprise entitled Inter Activ which will be based – mainly - at Landport Community Centre.  Inter Activ will offer 4 work experience opportunities: a Café, a Gaming Centre, a PC Repair Shop, plus The Weald & Downland Living Museum.  These Personal Employability Programs will support young people and adults with mild to moderate (hidden) learning or physical disabilities on a pathway to employment.  .  

Inter Activ is looking to recruit 8 Personal Skills Coaches to support the young people and adults on their individual Personal Employability Programs. 

All Personal Skills Coaches will receive bespoke Personal Skills Coaching from the British Association of Supported Employment (BASE).

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 and adults. 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.

Closing date: 28 June 2019

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.