Session Coordinator (Adults’ Centre)

Hourly rate – £10.91 p/hr

Closing date – Sunday 4th September

Hours – 14hrs (Monday & Friday) 8:30 – 4pm

Interviews – Week commencing 5th September


The Session Coordinators design, deliver and monitor an inclusive programme of activities for Nansa’s adult members. Nansa delivers a broad programme of activities and experiences, which include confidence building and empowerment, independent living skills, leisure and fitness, art and design, accessing the community, socialising, advocacy and academia. The nature of the work is varied and will include: assisting with intimate care, supporting dietary needs and dealing with challenging behaviour. Alongside the Assistant Manager, the team must also consider the developmental, sensory, learning and communication needs of members who require a more tailored approach to their participation and progression. The Session Coordinators also act as Keyworkers for an assigned key group of members, and work with others in the organisation to ensure that the members’ needs and desired outcomes are met.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Providing a range of high quality activities and experiences (developed and delivered to meet member’s needs and aspirations)
  • Effective collaboration with the Assistant Manager
  • Consider the developmental, sensory, learning and communication needs of members who require a more tailored approach to their participation and progression
  • Ensure the needs of every client are met and that progression, independence and participation is promoted at all times (demonstrated through person centred support plans)
  • Work with the members to identify their needs and aspirations, and design inclusive activities that meet these; promoting participation
  • Deliver activities and experiences that enable members to meet predetermined targets and outcomes; ensure appropriate support is given during sessions to enable service users to fulfil their potential
  • Act as keyworker for a group of members; ensure their needs are met and evidenced through person-centred support plans
  • Assist with personal and dietary care as required; including the recording and administering of medication.

Key Accountabilities

This role requires the ability to develop and deliver a programme of activities that meet a variety of needs; and which accommodate, support and empower members with a range of physical and learning disabilities. A person-centred approach is required and should be evidenced through comprehensive support planning for every member.

Nansa Competencies:

  • commitment to respect and dignity  
  • determination to make a difference
  • person centred empowerment
  • creativity and flexibility
  • continuous improvement
  • proactive teamwork and personal leadership      
  • working in the wider context
  • commitment to respect and dignity

To Apply:

Complete the application and Equal opportunities forms above and return to:

Nansa is committed to the safeguarding of our beneficiaries and welfare of our staff, volunteers and partners. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Nansa is committed to an inclusive working environment, promoting equal opportunities in employment however due to the nature of the work involved applicants must be 18 or over.

Nansa is a Data Controller, and complies with the principles of the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation. Your application form will be kept for six months whether you are successful or not then deleted or destroyed.

Nansa is a Disability Confident Employer.

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