Would you like a career in social care? 

If you want to go to work every day knowing you’ll make a real difference in a rewarding role, consider joining our passionate and dedicated Aspens team.

We offer a huge variety of roles:

  • Supporting adults, young people and children
  • Residential and supported living
  • Community outreach
  • Family engagement
  • Positive behaviour and specialist support
  • Retail
  • Marketing and fundraising
  • Apprenticeships
  • Volunteering

We value diversity in all aspects of Aspens and welcome applications from all applicants, regardless of ethnic background, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

About working for Aspens

We aspire to be leaders in our field, setting the highest possible standards for the care of the people we support. Our dedication to caring for people applies to our valued diverse workforce as well as to the people our organisation exists to support. Through the provision of staff training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, we ensure that our staff have the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver the very highest standards of care to the people we support. We empower our staff by equipping them with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to do an excellent job, remain up to date with the latest developments in the sector and to achieve their own professional goals.

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Why working at Aspens is the right move for you:

Our Core Values

We strive to work with all our people to uphold our Core Values:

  • Empowerment
    • We inspire positive change and personal growth through care and compassion 
  • Inclusivity
    • We embrace diversity and equity by celebrating our differences and our partnerships
  • Integrity
    • We are honest and adhere to ethical and moral principles 


At Aspens, we take the wellbeing of our staff and those we support very seriously. From weekly wellbeing emails and a dedicated Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to a dedicated intranet site with links to useful guidance and tips, we're also introducing the role of Wellbeing Champion into the charity. We have many trained Mental Health First Aiders who provide support and are able to signpost colleagues to specialist advice when needed. 

Flexible working 

We appreciate that our staff have other commitments and may require flexible ways of working. From a variety of shift patterns to part-time working, we aim to offer options which suit all. 

Equal opportunities

Here at Aspens Charities, we value diversity and inclusivity. 

We strive to create an inclusive and engaging culture which cultivates strong, informed leaders. One of our top priorities as an organisation is to provide a working environment in which everyone feels valued no matter what their age, race, religion or philosophical belief, gender, sexual orientation, family status or disability. 

We are a Disability Confident employer. Disability Confident is creating a movement of change, encouraging employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop disabled people.

Aspens Charities 2022/23 Gender Pay Gap Report - The gender pay gap report as at 05/04/2022 has been accepted by the People Committee as accurate, confirmed by Jo Gouldthorpe, Director of People. 

Further Information On Gender Pay Gap Reporting at Aspens

Career development

Whether you're starting out in care or are looking to develop further into your chosen field, we offer opportunities for career development. Our dedicated Training Team works hard to source training to meet staff needs and supports our people to develop their careers.

"I have seen first-hand how Aspens is able to offer great opportunities to staff who are willing to work hard and work as part of a team to provide high standards of care and support to those who chose to be supported by us. 4 years ago I was window cleaning and feeling like I was in a dead end job with no opportunities to progress but I am now the interim project manager for a fantastic company helping to oversee some really exciting projects that Aspens have planned for the future. I feel appreciated by my peers and feel that there are still many opportunities for me here at Aspens in the future in a wide variety of areas and I’m excited for the next 4 years." - Jamie, Project Manager.


The safety and wellbeing of our employees and the people we support is very important to us. 
All of our employees test as required and wear appropriate PPE when necessary. We will continue to follow any government guidance and assess information available to protect our staff and the people we support. 

The Covid vaccine is no longer mandatory for the Care Sector and applicants do not need this in order to work for us.