Work With Us

Work With Us

SFHT recognise that employing the right people is vital to our success, we encourage creative and resourceful thinking for solutions that make things happen. We want our staff to give the best support, so we recruit talented people with the skills to enhance the lives of others.

All staff receive training from our incredibly experienced L&D team who see them through the induction process and ensure ongoing statutory and mandatory training requirements are met. Our staff teams are dedicated, forward thinking and provide a great sense of community for those we support and their co-workers.

What we expect from our staff:

  • Performance that delivers the best possible person-centred support for the people who use our services
  • Passion to work in a busy and changing environment with new challenges every day
  • A ‘can-do’ and flexible approach
  • Openness to change and development

What you can expect from SFHT:

  • A friendly and vibrant atmosphere
  • Support in your career and development
  • Recognition and reward for great performance
  • A fair employer who supports and promotes equal opportunities
  • A flexible approach

Retail Support Worker Position

The Stable Family Home Trust is looking to recruit a (Part-Time) Retail Support Worker to work 2 days per week (16 hours) on Tuesdays and Fridays (9.30am – 4.30pm) at the Emporium in Southbourne. This will be initially for a 6-month Fixed Term Contract, with the possibility of extending and making permanent.

The Emporium@55 is an exciting day service opportunity for adults with learning disabilities to develop retail and interpersonal skills in retail and customer service.

We are connecting with local artists & crafts vendors to showcase their creations whilst building social connections and work in collaboration with the wider community.

Clients using our services are being supported to expand their skills and experience and be involved in group work, retail skills & customer service, product design & manufacture, creativity & wellbeing, laser cutting & engraving.

About The Role:

As a Retail Assistant Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring that every customer has an exceptional experience in the gallery-shop. You will develop an understanding of our products through regular training so you can offer genuine, informed advice and influence customer decision making. Your excellent communication skills will be used to build relationships with each client, customers and the general public.

About The Candidate

  • Understanding of adults with a learning difficulty.
  • Warm, friendly and outgoing nature.
  • Consistent positive attitude.
  • Dedicated to offering the highest levels of customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good at influencing and inspiring others.
  • Great at working in a team.

If you want to be rewarded well for investing in people’s futures – we want to hear from you! Apply now by responding to this advert, by sending your CV to or through our website using the link: Work with Us – Stable Family Home Trust (

Job Type:

Job share/Part-time

Fixed Term (6-month period) with the possibility of extension or becoming a permanent position.

16 hours per week

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Work Location: In person at the Emporium

Bank Support Worker Position

SFHT is a Registered Charity and now serves more than one hundred people in Supported Living, Residential Support, Day Opportunities and other initiatives.

SFHT have some new exciting opportunities for Bank Support Workers to join our organisation in Southbourne supporting departments with covering open shifts and holiday and absences for contracted staff.

The SFHT strapline is Enable. Inspire. Empower, we fulfil this by providing a range of flexible and responsive support that focuses on an individual’s wants, needs and aspirations.

About The Role:

You will support clients with a diverse range of needs. You will need good communication skills, be flexible in your approach and availability and be able to work closely within our dedicated and passionate support team. Duties include personal care, support with leisure activities and accessing the community.

If you are looking for a role that gives you the ability to affect someone’s life positively and to become part of a fun, lively and supportive working environment do not hesitate to apply.

Experience is not essential as full training is provided however experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable.


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

If you want to be rewarded well for investing in people’s futures – we want to hear from you! Apply now by responding to this advert, by sending your CV to or through our website using the link: Work with Us – Stable Family Home Trust (

Job Type:

Zero hours contract

Salary: From £11.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 8 per week

Work location: In-person