Aspire offers a range of career opportunities, including lifeguards and gym staff in the Aspire National Training Centre, specialist support staff for our projects and dedicated fundraisers in the fundraising team.  We have recently been awarded the Investors in People Standard once again.  Read the press release here.Line break

Aspire are looking for a volunteer to join our team.  This volunteer role involves scanning documents on to our computer system and then indexing them so that the documents can be easily retrieved.

Applicants should be computer literate and able to work on own initiative.

Based: Aspire National Training Centre, Stanmore

Hours of work are flexible based around the opening hours of the Leisure Centre, ideally 2 - 3 hours per week.

To apply please contact Tasha Webster


Are you looking to start a career in the leisure industry? Aspire are offering a Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship and are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team.

Training will be provided to work towards an NVQ level 2 in Leisure Operations level 2 Fitness Instruction.

Applicants must be aged 16 - 24 years.

Salary: up to £5,740 per annum

Please download a full job description.

To apply complete the application form and return with CV to Tasha Webster, Aspire, Wood Lane, Stanmore, HA7 4AP or

Aspire’s Independent Living Advisors are based in Spinal Injury Centres across the UK, providing patients with vital advice and support on their return to independence.

We are looking for someone to fulfil the role based at the Spinal Injury Centre, in Cardiff which will involve making personal contact with patients and build links with the centres professional staff.  You will be expected to offer appropriate advice to patients and support activities that encourages independence and promotes Aspire’s service and that of other relevant organisations.

You will need to be an excellent communicator, well organised and comfortable working on your own initiative.  Weekly travel will be required to the Spinal Injury Centre with occasional overnight stays.

Suitable candidates for the role will be spinally injured themselves and be able to provide first hand peer support to patients.

For more information on the Independent Living Programme.

For more information please download the Job Description.

Based: Rookwood Hospital, Cardiff

Salary: up to £5,115 per annum.

Closing date - Monday 20th October 2014.

To apply please complete an application form and return it with your CV and a covering letter stating why you are suitable for this role to Tasha Webster, Director of Operations, Aspire, Wood Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4AP or


The Aspire Assistive Technology programme provides access to computers and tablets for people with a spinal cord injury whilst they are in rehabilitation in a Spinal Injury Centre.

Our Assistive Technology volunteers work with patients in the centres. They provide training and support to patients as they learn how to access and use a computer following their injury. This often involves learning how to use a different type of mouse, or voice recognition tools.

The training is delivered at the Spinal Injury Centres. These are located at Stanmore, Stoke Mandeville, Salisbury, Wakefield, Sheffield, Southport, Cardiff and Belfast. Volunteers will need to be able to travel to the centre and commit to at least 4 hours on one day per week (office hours only).

Vacancies currently exist at the following centres: Oswestry, Stoke Mandeville and Sheffield.

Training will be provided and travel expenses reimbursed.

For more information please contact Joslyn Kofi-Opata, Services Officer by email or by telephone, 020 8420 6720.

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