Employment opportunities

Finance Officer (Part-time)

With the steady growth of Aspire, we need to upgrade our finance function to ensure accurate and timely accounting and effective decision support to operational management.  We have recently recruited a qualified accountant to head the Finance team and are now recruiting for a second part-time Finance Officer.

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To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Philip Bonnier to [email protected] by midday 4th September 2019.

Administration and Customer Services Officer (Enterprises)

We are looking for a self-starter with initiative, good people skills and proven experience in a range of administrative roles to provide administrative support to our Enterprise Teams, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer (Enterprises). 

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To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Ian Adshead to [email protected] by midday 4th September 2019.

Outreach Employment & Development Worker - ‘Through The Prison Gate’ Project (Reading and Slough)

Aspire is working alongside the Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner’s Office, to pilot a further expansion of our ‘Through the Prison Gate’ employment support service. We are now recruiting a full-time Employment & Development Worker to support this project’s expanded delivery into Berkshire, on an initial 12 month fixed-term contract.

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To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Christine Rolls to [email protected] by midday 6th September 2019.

Employment & Development Worker - Unlocking Potential Project

Aspire is the lead delivery partner for Unlocking Potential, which is part of the Building Better Opportunities national programme and is funded jointly by the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund. This role of Employment and Development worker is new to the project and aims to support the full time outreach worker in Witney by supporting a small group of clients and developing the careers advice drop-in sessions based in Witney.

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To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, for the attention of Christina Rofique to [email protected] by Friday 16th August 2019.

Volunteer opportunities

Non-executive Director

We are seeking to appoint up to two voluntary, non-executive Directors (NEDs) onto the board of Aspire Enterprise Services Limited (AESL).
AESL was established in November 2018 as a wholly owned trading subsidiary of the employment charity and social enterprise, Aspire Oxfordshire, to engage in trading to raise funds for the charity.

We are now keen to expand the expertise and experience of the trading subsidiary’s own Board of Directors by making these appointments, to improve further our profitability and productivity and to bring additional skills and experiences to develop our trading activity.

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

Volunteer drivers: Community Transport

Our Community Transport service is a lifeline in supporting isolated elderly people to be able to go out on shopping and social trips. Without this service, 58% of our customers would not be able to leave their homes. We are looking for volunteer drivers to help run this vital service. D1 Licence would be an advantage but is not essential.

For more information please contact Tony Tinkham on 01865 204450