Support line: 0800 048 7035 (Open 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays)

Current Vacancies:

We are currently recruiting for full and part time Support Workers in Ware, Stroud, Witney and Chipping Norton. We have various flexible shifts available. Please complete an application form and email to careers@guideposts.org.uk outlining your availability.

You can download an Application Form here

We take the safety and wellbeing of our staff very seriously and have put measures in place to minimise the risks to you and your family during this time, including robust guidance and procedures, PPE, staff vaccinations and track and trace. If you would like to find out more about our Covid-19 safety precautions please do not hesitate to email our HR manager or call 07595 116241.

Working with Guideposts Trust

Guideposts is committed to seeking excellence in its practice and services. We know that our staff and volunteers are the most important resource in achieving this. By investing in your professional development as staff, we hope to enable you to undertake your role with confidence and to high standards of professionalism, respect and sensitivity, fulfill personal development goals, increase your job satisfaction and contribute to the achievement of Guideposts Trust’s strategic objectives.

We support staff to develop their skills in a range of ways:

  • Formal training
  • On-the-job training
  • Shadowing
  • Coaching
  • E-learning
  • Qualifications

New staff are supported to achieve the Care Certificate, the standard for Health and Social Care Workers.

We recognise the importance of the role of leaders and managers in supporting and enabling staff and projects effectively to meet their goals. That’s why we’ve put in place standards and expectations of leaders and managers at Guideposts in our Leadership and Management Framework.

This is an exciting time to the join the Guideposts Community following our  West Oxfordshire Business Awards – WOBA Charity Award win!

Volunteering Opportunities

Without our team of volunteers much of our work would not be possible. We offer a range of fun volunteering opportunities for you to get involved with, which you can look at here:

Whether you are looking to learn new skills, build on your current experience, meet new friends or boost your confidence. Your support no matter how small will make a big difference to those we support at Guideposts.

All volunteers will be given the right training and on-going support to make sure you feel confident in your role. And once you have joined you might find there are more opportunities for you to get involved at Guideposts if you would like to.


I absolutely loved it. Both staff and the clients are all lovely. They all made me feel so welcome. I can’t wait to come back. 

Emily, 16, Stroud College Work Experience Student.

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