The impact of COVID-19 on people we support

As we draw closer to the end of 2020, and hopefully closer to the end of the COVID-19 crisis, we’ll start to reflect on the deep and long lasting impacts made upon communities across Scotland. Since the beginning of March, the ENABLE Works team have been fantastic – dealing with the rapid change to home […]

New vacancies for Welfare Advisors and BSL Users in Edinburgh

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We have 2 great new opportunities to join the ENABLE Works team in Edinburgh. We’ve recently been awarded funding to deliver a new project supporting parents of disabled children to access better support which will allow them to develop their career prospects or start a new job. As part of that team, we’re looking for […]

Breaking Barriers with ENABLE Works


They say “do a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life” and I can confidently say that since taking up my position as Employment Co-ordinator for ENABLE Works, I am one of the very lucky people who absolutely loves their job! I came to ENABLE Works in 2019 […]

Meet the Team: Dylan

Hi, I’m Dylan and I started working with ENABLE Works just over 3 years ago. During my time with the department I have taken responsibility for an eclectic mix of different tasks and duties including taking charge of performance reporting for 2 and a half years until our new DISCO client performance system was rolled […]

Join our Dundee team!

We have an exciting new vacancy in our ENABLE Works Dundee team, supporting people who have learning disabilities to make progress towards and achieve employment.  You will work closely with a group of people who have learning disabilities each year, profiling their skills and jointly planning activity that will enable them to achieve their work […]

Delivering Supported Employment during a pandemic.

Lucy Pearson, Delivery Manager for ENABLE Works Edinburgh and the Lothians. When we started 2020, it felt just like any of the previous 5 years of All in Edinburgh – our team had caseloads of 20 people they supported individually, the job market was booming with post-Christmas recruitment and I was having weekly team meetings […]

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart your business with ENABLE Works The government recently launched its £2bn Kickstart Scheme, a new wage incentive for businesses to recruit young people across Scotland and the rest of the UK and kickstart their business.  As one of Scotland’s leading employment support providers with national coverage, ENABLE Works are delighted to be an intermediary […]

Welcome to the new site!

Welcome to ENABLE Works new website. I’m delighted to be able to launch this new platform which shares the breadth of ENABLE Works activity across Scotland and makes it easier to get support from the team – now more than ever. In the wake of COVID-19, employment levels in Scotland have reversed quickly from an […]

Stepping Up Live

The new school term is an uncertain and worrying period for young people who need specialist support and their parents, even without the impact of the Coronavirus. That’s where we hope ENABLE Works can help. ENABLE Works’ Stepping Up programme operates in schools across the country – supporting young people from S4 to S6 to develop skills, […]

Supported Employment Modern Apprenticeships

For young people with complex needs, Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) have traditionally been difficult to access. Where disabled people already face stigma in being selected for jobs by employers, with MAs, they also face a stigma in being selected by a training provider. That might be because the application process is inaccessible (perhaps a psychometric evaluation […]