Employment, training and education

Here's what we can offer:

  • A committed Employment and Development Worker will assist you in creating a plan to acquire work experience, training, and qualifications, to enhance your confidence.
  • Additionally, you'll receive specialized employability support to improve your CV, digital skills, and confidence in job searches and applications.
  • Access to paid employment opportunities is facilitated through our partnerships with local employers.
  • The Aspire Welfare Fund is available to provide practical support, which may include funding for training courses, ID, and support with travel bursaries when in employment.
  • Furthermore, broader support and referrals to partner agencies are offered to address issues related to housing, debt, mental health, and other concerns.

If you live in Oxfordshire, are aged 18+, are unemployed, sustaining your recovery if you have experienced drug or alcohol issues in the past, and are not receiving support from other employment support services, please get in touch!

Get in touch:

For further information, please contact Alfreda Morrison at [email protected]

We will give you a warm welcome and support you to move forward with your life.

Are you thinking about going to college or university to gain new qualifications, but aren't sure where to start?

Join us for our FREE six-week 'Return to Education' course to explore the different routes back into learning, for adult learners aged 21+. Lunch will be provided and travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Tuesday 16th April, 10am-2pm
Welcome, education pathways, hopes and fears, and barriers and benefits of learning

Tuesday 23rd April
The learning journey, developing confidence and resilience

Tuesday 30th April
Visit to Activate Learning to explore options and support available

Tuesday 7th May
Visit to Oxford Brookes to explore options and support available

Tuesday 14th May
Visit to Ruskin College to explore options and support available

Tuesday 21st May
Review of previous weeks' sessions, goal-setting and evaluation

To find out more and register for a place, please contact Sue Funge at [email protected] or on 07930 559406. Alternatively you can book your place online here.