NOW CLOSED. A Full-Time  Fixed-Term Post (6 Months) with the possibility of extension.               

Salary £25,000  November 2018 Start.

Oxford Wood Recycling (OWR) works with some of the most disadvantaged members of our community who would love to work, but face barriers to doing so. In this newly created and part-funded role the Employment and Development Worker will build on the organisation’s expertise and experience by developing a framework for volunteering and provide extra support with the goal of transforming the lives of our volunteers by moving them into employment.

We would love to meet you if you are a resourceful, enthusiastic, motivated person; currently available and passionate about addressing social injustice. You will have the skills and experience of working in coaching, mentoring or employment/recruitment, particularly with people facing significant barriers to employment. You may have experience of working in a mental health environment or a specialist employment agency, where your knowledge of the benefit system would be an advantage.

The role is Fixed term for 6 months, with 4 month’s funding secured and 4 months funding applied for. The Trustees at OWR are very excited to have created this expanded role and if funding is secured up to 8 months, will core- fund the remaining 4, extending the post 1 year, with a determination to seek longer term support.

For more information, a full job description and an application form please email  putting ‘Employment Worker’ in the Subject line.

Closing date for applications 31st October 2018 – See our Join us page for more jobs at OWR.

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