Employment opportunities

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

We celebrate the diversity of our people and are committed to building on an inclusive culture that encourages and supports both our employees and beneficiaries to thrive. Organisations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better organisations. Most importantly, ensuring that we are an organisation that allows people to be their authentic selves in a safe and inclusive environment is the right thing to do. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds. If you require any accessibility adjustments to support your application, please contact [email protected] at your earliest convenience.

PROTECTING OUR STAFF AND SERVICES

Adherence to Health and Safety requirements and proper risk management is required from all employees in so far, as is relevant to their role. All employees are expected to understand and promote good Health and Safety practices and manage risks appropriately.

SAFEGUARDING AND GDPR

Adherence to Safeguarding and GDPR requirements and training on these policies and processes is mandatory for all Aspire employees. All employees are expected to understand and promote effective Safeguarding and GDPR practices in all aspects of their employment with Aspire.


Trustee (x2)

We're seeking two new trustees for the Aspire Board, to help us sustain and develop our increasing responsibilities for governing our charity effectively by bringing a new set of skills and experiences to our Board and organisation.

While we welcome general applications, we are particularly keen for these two vacancies to hear from individuals:

- With operational / senior management experience of managing social or supported housing, being a passionate advocate for housing justice

- With operational / senior management experience of inclusive recruitment or employment development programmes.

More information about the role can be found here.

If you’d like to talk to someone informally about the role before applying, you can speak to our Interim Chair of Trustees, William Powlett Smith ([email protected], 07768 511916) or to our Chief Executive Officer, Paul Roberts ([email protected], 07717 683 469). 

To apply, you can send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Paul Roberts to [email protected].

Please use your covering letter to demonstrate how your skills, qualities and experience meet each of our requirements listed, and how they have helped you achieve relevant, positive results, as this will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.


Housing Project Manager ('Our House') [Full-Time]

We're looking for a Project Manager for 'Our House', a housing project offering a unique opportunity for individuals under the age of 26 to live in three shared, semi-independent accommodation, with direct access to support in education, training and employment, delivered in partnership with West Oxfordshire District Council and Cottsway Housing.

More information about the role can be found here.

If this exciting role is the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply by sending a copy of your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] FAO Jessica Collins by midday on 13th February 2024.


Move-On Enabling Worker (Full-Time)

We're seeking a Move-On Enabling Worker to work alongside supported housing provider partners in Oxford to identify ‘move-on ready’ individuals recovering from homelessness and enable their access to suitable move-on opportunities, particularly in the Private Rental Sector (PRS). 

More information about the role can be found here.

If this exciting role is the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply by sending a copy of your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] FAO Jessica Collins by midday on 16th February 2024.


Interpreter and Programme Officer (Refugee Employment Support Programme) [Part-Time]

We're looking for a part-time Interpreter and Programme Officer to join the Refugee Employment Support Programme Team to deliver language support to Syrian Refugees based in Oxford City on their journey into employment.

More information about the role can be found here.

If this exciting role is the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply by sending a copy of your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] FAO John Linnard by close of business on 16th February 2024.


"Housing First" Support Worker for West Oxfordshire (Full Time)

We're seeking a Support Worker to join our "Housing First" project in partnership with Cottsway and Sovereign Housing Associations and the district council, to enable a Housing First approach in the West Oxfordshire District area, identifying, engaging and supporting Housing First clients.

In this role, the postholder will be responsible for connecting tenants to services or activities that will enable them to thrive, using the key principles of the Housing First model and approach. This role and activity is undertaken by Aspire as part of our commissioned role in the Oxfordshire Homeless Alliance. 

More information about the role can be found here.

If this exciting role is the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply by sending a copy of your CV and a covering letter by midday on 23rd February 2024, for the attention of Bhavan Sagoo-Davies to [email protected].


We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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