Community Enabler (Ref 3533)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £20,444 - £22,571 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

3 x 30/37 hours per week RFI Teignbridge  

2 x 30 hours per week RFI South 

1 x 30/37 hours per week RFI West

Are you looking for a change of direction?

Are you looking for a career with ongoing professional development?

Are you looking to inspire others?

Are you looking to help others to achieve their ambitions?

If the answer is YES then this is the role for you and we want to hear from you.


Reaching for Independence is a dynamic short-term service which promotes independence, self-confidence, and positive wellbeing.

We Build on an individuals’ strengths, aspirations, and goals by developing strategies and with the use of assistive technology we can broaden their options.  We work closely with individuals and their families to achieve the goals that are important to the person, such as independent living skills, employment, education, and being part of their community. 

We are seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to work in our Reaching for Independence services in The South and West areas of Devon.

You will have an ability to inspire and encourage a broad range of young people and adults to overcome barriers to their independence. You will need to be able to work in a goal focussed way to achieve agreed outcomes.

The Enabling role is community based which can include working in a persons’ home or working within the community. We work with individuals to increase their levels of independence, through training and skills coaching with the aim of enabling and not disabling. 

The emphasis of this role will be helping individuals to prepare for and access paid employment. You will need to be able to work with our partner agencies in a collaborative, aspiring and innovative way to create job opportunities that benefit both the individual and employer. Be passionate about supporting individuals into employment and promoting the benefits.  


Working in Adult Care and Health, you will:

  • Work with colleagues who are passionate about improving the lives of people we work with in our communities.
  • Be part of a strong, professional organisation and play an active role within a supportive team.
  • Have access to attractive terms and conditions, including membership of Local Government Pension schemes.
  • Be working for an employer with a real commitment to Equal Opportunities and inclusivity in the workplace.


If you are dedicated to enabling people to live their best life and believe you have what we are looking for, we want to hear from you! If you wish to discuss further, please contact:

Helen Orchard:  07779985156 – West Devon

Rebecca Stone: 07814074539-   Teignbridge

Vicki Tanner: 07813019731-   South Hams


  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on ourEquality and Diversity webpages.  
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. 
  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. 
  • Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page
  • This role requires a DBS disclosure. 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationWest DevonSouth HamsTeignbridgeDevon
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & Health

  • Salary Details

    £20,444 - £22,571 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimePart Time
  • Hours

    30 - 37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required