Working Or Volunteering with Ashton Pioneer Homes


Ashton Pioneer Homes is a family friendly organisation that provides its staff with a diverse range of roles in a supportive and challenging environment. We are committed to equality of opportunity in recruitment and employment and we aim to provide a working environment and terms and conditions that reflect best practice.

The benefits of working for APH

working-for-aphIn addition to achieving the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) accreditation, we have also attained Two Ticks status, allowing us to display The Disability Symbol – a form of recognition given by the Government to employers who are committed to best practice in employing and supporting staff with a disability.

Such best practice includes making reasonable adjustments to the working environment and the provision of specialist equipment where appropriate. We are also equally committed to staff development, and strive to provide a stimulating workplace with an excellent training provision.

Benefits enjoyed by our employees include:

APH is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.   Here are our policies on Recruitment & Selection, Equality & Diversity and Learning & Development

Current Vacancies or Volunteering Opportunities:

APH is happy to receive requests to volunteer or to gain work experience. You can contact us using this simple online form or email us at:

There are currently no employment vacancies but please note that whenever any vacancies occur and APH is recruiting we will always advertise these opportunities here on this site, at local JobCentres and in the local press.

We do not accept CV’s or general employment enquiries.

How To Apply

Whenever a vacancy is advertised, all applicants or interested parties will need to complete and submit an application form regardless of whether they are applying for a job or enquiring about volunteering opportunities. You can view and download the necessary forms here:

Completed employment application forms should be returned before the closing date to: Ashton Pioneer Homes: Margaret House, Margaret Street, Ashton-u-Lyne OL6 7TH.
T: 0161 343 8128
F: 0161 343 6420

Board of Management Recruitment

Ashton Pioneer Homes has a Board of Management [link to 5a] comprising up to 12 voluntary Board members. We are always interested in hearing from potential new Board Members who are keen to contribute to the valuable work we are undertaking in our communities.

As you can see from this web site we are the leading community based Housing Association in Tameside and a thriving social business with huge responsibilities to those that we house and as importantly, to those that remain in need of housing in the area. The Board of Ashton Pioneer Homes plays a vital role in ensuring we meet these responsibilities.

If you are interested in making an application for Board membership with Ashton Pioneer Homes, please ring the Chief Executive’s P.A. on: 0161 343 8128 for more information or e-mail: with your contact details and we will come back to you.  Click here for further application details

Recruitment Policies

At Ashton Pioneer Homes we aim is to create a culture that promotes equality of opportunity and celebrates diversity. We also endeavour to provide a stimulating and challenging environment that promotes personal and professional growth.