Employment opportunities

Employment & Development Worker - Young People’s Supported Accommodation (YPSA)

Aspire are looking for an Employment & Development Worker to work with Aspire and the YPSA service developed by Oxfordshire Youth and Response, supporting the engagement of eligible young people within the YPSA service aged 18-24 to access new opportunities, activities, training and employment pathways.

The post-holder will serve as the initial point of contact for young people, supporting them to identify and participate in local education, training, employment and social inclusion opportunities to progress their confidence, skills and employability.

The full role description can be found here.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to Christina Rofique at [email protected] by midday on Friday 16th October.


Maintenance Team Leader

Aspire seek a Team Leader to support the successful delivery of our day-to-day jobs through our grounds and property maintenance social enterprise services to clients across Oxfordshire. All tools, uniform and vehicle (if applicable) will be provided by Aspire.

This Team Leader role will enable Aspire to continue and expand on its remit of providing customers with an excellent service, whilst providing people who have been homeless or disadvantaged the opportunity to gain real work experience to assist them to progress towards independent living and employment. This post will also assist Aspire to transition from grant dependency to income generation, through the management of existing enterprises and the launch of new projects.

This post is subject to a probationary period of three months, during which training and support will be given and the performance and suitability of the post-holder for continued employment will be monitored.

The post is fixed-term from November 2021 to March 2022, but may be extended further upon review and depending on business need.

The full role description can be found here.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to Dawn Williams at [email protected] by midday on Friday 22nd October.


Housing Progression & Development Worker

Aspire are looking for a Housing Progression & Development Worker to support the introduction of an individualised, bespoke support package for rough sleepers and residents of the homeless pathway, on behalf of Cherwell District Council (CDC) as part of the Cold Weather Service. Working closely with CDC, the post-holder will identify, engage and support individuals to access housing options, maintain tenancies and explore more suitable move-on opportunities. 

More information about this role can be found here.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to Bhavan (Boo) Sagoo Davies at [email protected] by midday on Monday 25th October.


Employee Volunteering Co-ordinator

Aspire seek an Employee Volunteering Co-ordinator to support the introduction of a new Employee Volunteering pilot for our partner organisation Bureau Veritas.

With support from the Aspire-managed Team Oxford volunteering project, the pilot will include providing volunteering advice, guidance, training and brokerage support to Bureau Veritas employees in the Manchester and London areas initially, boosting social action and volunteering with voluntary and community organisations by Bureau Veritas employees in their local areas.

More information about this role can be found here.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to Hannah Mackie at [email protected] by midday on Monday 25th October.


Homelessness Alliance Manager

The Oxfordshire Homelessness Alliance (A2Dominion, Aspire, Connection Support, Elmore Community Services, Homeless Oxfordshire and St Mungo's) are looking for a Homelessness Alliance Manager to work on behalf of and in partnership with the Alliance.

In this post, the Homelessness Alliance Manager will play a pivotal role in the delivery of the Alliance and its services, providing strategic and operational oversight, day-to-day leadership and management, to contribute to the success of service delivery and client outcomes for adults experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Oxfordshire.

More information about this role can be found here.

Please apply by completing this application form or submitting your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] by Monday 8th November.


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