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.


Employment & Development Support Worker (Get Connected)

Aspire are looking to recruit an Employment & Development Support Worker for our 'Get Connected' project in partnership with Turning Point, connecting Turning Point clients to opportunities and activities that will support them in their recovery and into sustained employment through Aspire.

More information about this role can be found here..

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Dea Merkaj at [email protected] by midday on Friday 21st June 2024.


Independent Chair, Oxfordshire Homeless Alliance 

The Oxfordshire Homeless Alliance are seeking an Independent Chair to play a leading role in translating Oxfordshire’s vision and plans for preventing and resolving homelessness and ending rough sleeping into reality. The Chair’s principal task is to lead the Alliance Leadership Team (ALT), whose membership is Local Authority commissioners and CEOs/Senior Managers of member organisations.

The OHA began in April 2022 is one of only a few in the UK; a chair to ensure and enable the partners to make an effective contribution to the lasting impact and governance of the Alliance is crucial.  This will be a very interesting role and will be incredibly rewarding if the Alliance achieves its outcomes for a very vulnerable group of people.

More information about this role can be found here.

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Samia Shibli and [email protected] by midday on Friday 21st June 2024.


Progression Support Worker (ETE Focus) ["Our House" Project]

Aspire are looking to recruit a Progression Support Worker to support the Our House project, our supported progression accommodation in Witney for young people under the age of 26, delivered in partnership with West Oxfordshire District Council and Cottsway Housing.

This project enables individuals to recognise their strengths and identify goals towards meaningful living, with a focus on what it will take to become work ready and move towards stable, safe and secure onwards accommodation, with direct access to support in education, training and employment (ETE).

More information about this role can be found here.

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Lindsay Philips, Our House project manager, at [email protected] by midday on Monday 24th June 2024.


Chief Executive Officer

Aspire are seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to take over from Paul Roberts, who, after for seven years leading Aspire Oxfordshire is moving to a national role in another organisation.

To achieve our social mission in these challenging times, we are looking for a leader who will work closely and collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and the Board of Trustees (Board).An excellent communicator and relationship builder, your leadership will shape our strategic direction, ensuring our services remain person-centred and responsive to the evolving needs of our community. You will also be a strong people leader who can navigate organisational change, nurture and develop relationships with our many stakeholders and partners, and inspire and empower our team to deliver excellence, every day.

More information about this role can be found here.

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to William Powlett Smith, Chair of Trustees, at [email protected] by midday on Friday 28th June 2024.


Support Navigator (Homelessness Prevention Service)

Aspire are looking for a Support Navigator to join our Homelessness Prevention Service, empowering individuals by supporting them to understand their housing situations, the possible options and actions required to move towards a satisfactory resolution at the earliest point of homelessness risk.

More information about this role can be found here.

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Ian Barnard at [email protected] by midday on Sunday 30th June 2024.


Maintenance & Facilities Operative

Aspire are seeking a Maintenance & Facilities Operative to join our Property Management team, supporting Aspire's property portfolio - including supported housing projects - through the provision of day-to-day maintenance directly and through external contractors, and compliance, including health and safety, fire safety and housing regulations. 

More information about this role can be found here.

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to Adenike Gunn at [email protected] by midday on Monday 8th June 2024.


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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