Internal Recruitment

Staff at Nansa are able, and encouraged, to apply for any role at Nansa already advertised on the Nansa public jobs page (click button bellow). If you wish to apply for a position advertised on the public page please download an internal application form (click button below) and return via your Nansa email account to

Nansa occasionally have job vacancies that are advertised ‘internally only’ these positions are added to this webpage and and can only be accessed by employees with the password.

See current (internal only) positions below:

Programme Manager (Link up)

Please note: to apply for the role of Programme Manager (Link up) please download the internal application form (above) and email it to Michelle Dungar (Head of Adults and Careers Services)

Closing date: 26th June 2022

SalaryTo be agreed with the right candidate
Working hoursTo be agreed with the right candidate
Work locationMain location Nansa Adults’ Centre (and in the community)
Reports toMichelle Dungar (Head of Adults’ and Careers Services)
Staffing ResponsibilitiesLink-up staff and volunteers


Link-up is a social/leisure group for adults over the age of 18 years old with special educational needs and/or learning disabilities.

Link-up provides adults with disabilities an opportunity to explore new interests, meet new friends and generally have fun!

Link-up sessions are provided weekly on evenings and at weekends.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare and distribute a quarterly programme of Link-up activities for our Nansa members over the age of 18. The programme should ensure:
    • a minimum of one weekend activity per month (usually a Saturday but not excluding Sundays)
    • a minimum of two activities per week
    • that all activities are a minimum of 2hrs in duration
  • Schedule adequate staffing (and or volunteers) to enable adequate supervision of members attending each activity
  • Support the recruitment and induction of new volunteers
  • Support efforts to secure funding for the programme (by providing evidence and case-studies of what is going well)
  • Support the development of the service and show a willingness for the department (and role of Programme Manager) to grow over time
  • Work alongside the wider leadership team (Adults’ Services) to standardise best practice across all areas
  • Ensure additional expenses (above and beyond membership) is calculated and collected in fees from members
  • Support staff and volunteers (lead by example)
  • Be hands-on, this role requires delivery and direct work with the members
  • Capture feedback from members and their families (compliments and complaints) and ensure that the service model adapts accordingly where appropriate
  • Develop the service with an ambitious approach
  • Ensure activities are fun, social and focussed on inclusion and participation

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

Person Specification:

  • Experience of ‘key-working’ in a health and social care environment (E)
  • Ability to work in creative and flexible ways (E)
  • Strong team player (E)
  • Good communication skills (including literacy, numeracy, IT & interpersonal) (E)
  • Ability to identify and rectify skills gaps for self, showing continuous development (E)
  • Ability to work collaboratively but also under own initiative (E)
  • Current knowledge of safeguarding policies and issues for adults at risk (D)
  • Person-centred working with people with disabilities (D)