Enable provide supported employment for jobseekers who may require some help to secure a job.  Our person-centred approach also offers additional support for those with disabilities or mental health needs. With over 20 years of experience, we have a proven track record of ensuring people find a career path which reflects their interests and skills.

We work closely with employers to understand their business need and identify job opportunities.  We understand it is important for us to know what skills employers need their workforce to have so we can job match the role to the right candidates.  We can support across the whole recruitment process and help find the right person for right job.

The model we use has been proven to be the most effective way of supporting people to secure sustainable employment and employers finding long-term employees who are committed to their role.


Employers can expect the following from working with Enable:

Access to an increased number of high-quality applicants. Our candidates have been specifically selected by our expert Employment Officers for your role.

Employment advice and support throughout the recruitment process. We can help to ensure you have accessible recruitment practices.

On-site job coaches. If appropriate we can provide experienced coaches who are skilled at making sure your new employee will learn the skills needed for all aspects of their new role.

Post-employment advice and support. Our jobseekers are fully supported by Enable for as long as is needed. We also provide free resources for all staff on health and wellbeing.

A completely free service. Enable offers all its services free of cost, with no hidden charges for the employer.


“Sainsburys have worked with Enable to identify, place and fully support an autistic colleague into the workplace. By working with the same common purpose we now have a colleague in the store who is a joy to work with, gives sense of purpose to other colleagues who support him and delights customers who see him at work.Enable provided the advice, coaching and one to one support to ensure that success is achieved both for the  individual and the business.”



Do you know anyone who would benefit from support to find a job?

We are able to accept referrals from a range of people including employers who are unfortunately having to make their employees redundant. To be eligible, individuals must be legally resident and have the right to take paid employment in the UK. They must be age 16 or over. There is no upper age limit for individuals.

Participants must be either unemployed or inactive and must fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • Long – term unemployed (26 weeks +)
  • Basic Skills need (below Level 1)
  • At least one barrier to work, such as
    • Lone parent
    • Worker aged 50 +
    • Ex-offender
    • Carer
    • Disability/health condition
    • Mental health needs
    • Learning disability
    • Substance misuse
    • Ethnic minority
    • Low/no qualifications
    • Language barrier (English not first language)

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