Aspire is a national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury. Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers practical support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK. To deliver this we employ 115 remarkable people.

HR Manager - 21 hours per week (flexible) maternity cover 6 months

We are looking for a CIPD qualified generalist HR Manager to cover a period of maternity leave (November 16 - May 17).

Reporting into the CEO and working as a standalone HR Manager you will have a proven ability to provide advice on employment issues supported by a good knowledge of employment law and best practice in HR policies, principles and procedures.

You must be a highly effective people manager with excellent communication and organisation skills.

This role is available with flexible working hours, 24 days pro rata annual leave plus bank holidays and various employee benefits including childcare vouchers and Aspire Leisure Centre family membership.

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Closing date 3rd October 2016. 

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Tasha Webster, Director of Operations on 020 8420 6716 or

Partnerships Fundraiser - 21 hours per week (flexible)

Aspire is looking to recruit a Partnerships Fundraiser to create and manage our corporate partnerships programme.  We are looking for a confident, proactive individual who can develop relationships with external organisations who will support, sponsor, take part, attend and underwrite our expanding portfolio of services and events.  The successful candidate will also be expected to account manage these partnerships and ensure that every relationship benefits Aspire and therefore those who have sustained a spinal cord injury.

For an informal chat please call Paul Parrish, director of Fundraising and Marketing on 020 8420 6703.

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Completed applications by 3rd October.  Interview date 7th October.


Independent Living Advisor - Stoke Mandeville

Aspire’s Independent Living Advisors are based in Spinal Injury Centres across the UK, providing patients with advice and support, a key part of spinal cord injury rehabilitation. We are looking for someone to fulfil the role based at the National Spinal Injury Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, which will involve making personal contact with patients and building links with the Centre’s staff.

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Patient Education Administrator - Glasgow

This is a new position at the Queen Elizabeth Spinal Injuries Unit to support newly injured patients with the knowledge and information they will need to live independently once they are discharged.

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Assistive Technology Volunteers

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 providing training and support as they learn how to access and use a computer following their injury. 

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: Stoke Mandeville, Oswestry and Sheffield.  Training will be provided and travel expenses reimbursed.

For more information please contact Joslyn Kofi-Opata: call 020 8420 6720 or email

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