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 support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK. To deliver this we employ 115 remarkable people.


Patient Education Administrator (Glasgow)

We are looking for an administrator to support newly injured patients with the knowledge and information they need to live independently once they are discharged. The main focus of the role will be to support the delivery and monitor the impact of the weekly Patient Education Sessions which are a key part of spinal cord injury rehabilitation and to encourage patients to attend the sessions.

This role is 5 hours per week over 2 days (Wednesday & Thursday 2 - 4.30pm) based at The Queen Elizabeth Spinal Injuries Unit, Southern General Hospital.

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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 joslyn.kofi-opata@aspire.org.uk.


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