Vacancies

Consider working for us? Be warned, you may find it hard to ever leave. We are passionate about our staff and believe in caring for them in the same ways we care about our service users. We are a growing charity and don’t have the resource to provide fancy staff perks: however we are really good at the things money can’t buy. We believe staff are the foundation stone to the success so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported, engaged and developed. People who work for us have said they just can’t find what we offer from other employers. If you are looking for a role with real potential, the ability to build something yourself, in an organisation that genuinely cares about your health and welfare, then this is for you.

We’ll use this page to let you know about any upcoming vacancies within Oasis Aquila Housing. All applications and any enquiries about recruitment should be emailed to recruitment@oasisaquila.org or you may telephone the HR & Office Manager on 0191 477 3535

Support Worker, Oasis Aquila Foyer, south London

The Oasis Aquila Foyer provides supported accommodation for young people experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16-25. As an accredited Foyer, the project prioritises supporting young people as they transition, through the development of Life and Employability Skills, as well as successful move on into increased independence. In 2013 the Foyer became part of the Croydon Youth Homelessness Pathway; OAH works in partnership with CAYSH to jointly implement a pathway model of support from assessment through to support and independence for young people in Croydon. OAH use a Hub and Dispersed Foyer model to provide support to 47 young people across Stage 2 of the pathway.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of our Service Users supporting young people  and preparing them for increased independence? Do you have experience of working in supported housing projects with young people and/or extensive experience of supporting vulnerable and/or challenging young people?

To join us you will need to demonstrate a holistic approach in relating to young people and an understanding of the pressures facing young people, particularly around homelessness.  You will have the ability to engage, relate and motivate young people and use your initiative and work flexibly in a demanding environment.

Check out the full Advert and the Job Description

Closing date for your completed Application Form is Thursday 30th November at 9am

 

 

Bank Staff – Housing Support Worker, south London

Do you have experience of working with vulnerable young people in a paid or unpaid capacity? Are you aware of the pressures facing young people, particularly homelessness? Are you available for shifts on an ‘as and when needed’ basis?

We are seeking to recruit a number of Housing Support Workers to join our pool of bank staff working on an ‘as and when needed’ basis at our supported accommodation projects in south London. The role involves assisting the Project Team Leader with all aspects of running the project providing the holistic support and training to assist in preparing young people for independent living. Take a look at our advert.

If you have a passion to work with our client group and be involved in the vision of OAH check out the 2 Job Descriptions for the Foyer and No.3  (female only*) for more information. We believe staff are the foundation stone to the success of the charity and so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported and engaged. We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian ethos and values of the charity.

Hours: ‘as required’ including evenings and weekends. Sleep shifts at No.3 only
Salary: £10.73 – £11.17 per hour (inc. LW)

* Females only are required to work in our No.3 residential project (exemption under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9.)

To apply: Download an Application Form (there is no closing date. Each application will be considered on receipt).

Maintenance Worker, Gateshead

Do you have experience of property maintenance or refurbishment? Look at our Job Advert. We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Worker to join our Maintenance Team Leader who is responsible for the maintenance of our small but growing portfolio of properties. If you have skills in furniture repair, painting and decorating, repairs to fixtures and fittings, gardening check out the Job Description for more information about the role.

To apply: download an Application Form.  Alternatively email your CV to recruitment@oasisaquila.org

Closing date for applications is Monday 27th November at 9am

 

Become a  Trustee of Oasis Aquila Housing

This is your chance to help shape and support the strategic direction of an exceptionally dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of those whom they serve.  Oasis Aquila Housing (OAH) responds to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services. For over 30 years the Oasis movement has been working across England and the world to transform communities so that everyone is included, belongs, and has what they need to fulfil their God-given potential.

The support OAH provides aims to develop life skills that will enable the young people we house to live successful, independent lives. Our projects operate in Gateshead and London, with plans for the expansion of our work across England. Board meetings are normally held at our Central Office in Gateshead, which is easily accessible from central Newcastle.

We are looking to recruit 2-3 Trustees to our small but influential & dynamic Board. Candidates should be passionate about our story, social housing and eradicating homelessness. We are particularly interested in candidates who may have expertise in one or more of the following fields:

  • Accountancy & financial management
  • Legal expertise
  • Theological training
  • Experience in the housing sector
  • Experience in the business sector

*We are a charity with a Christian ethos and it is an Occupational Requirement that Trustees are committed Christians in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 (Religion or Belief).

To apply:  For further information please visit www.oasisaquilahousing.org and/or for an informal telephone conversation about the role with David Smith, Chief Executive, please contact Jane Brown on 0191 477 3535.  For an Application Pack please email jane.brown@oasisaquila.org

 

Relief Project Workers, Gateshead

We are seeking to recruit a number of Relief Project Workers to join our pool of casual staff working on an ‘as and when’ needed basis in our residential projects.  For the full advert click HERE.  For more information about the role click HERE.

To apply for the role download an Application Form.

There is no closing date.  We will consider applications as they are received.
For further information please contact the HR Manager on 0191 477 3535.