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Activities Co-ordinator

About The Role

A fantastic opportunity for a part time Activities Coordinator to join our supported housing service in Manchester.

Helping to support some of the most vulnerable people as they progress from being homeless, to being supported to being independent.

At Saha we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are or who have recently experienced homelessness.

The Activities Co-ordinator will work closely with the team and our residents to develop and co-ordinate a programme of in-house activities based on client need and aspirations.

They will also engage creatively with partner organisations who provide meaningful activities, education, training and employment opportunities and signpost clients accordingly.

Building the strengths and talents of clients to help develop the skills and resources needed to transform their lives and enable independent living.
What you will be doing:

  • Working in partnership with the Support Workers to address clients’ feelings of isolation and social exclusion whilst breaking down barriers by e.g.

    ensuring a holistic support package is provided to clients - encouraging client involvement in the community - supporting delivery of Passport to Independence and AQA Modules
  • Ensuring information is readily available on a daily basis for all current and new clients to be kept abreast of activities available both in-house and within the community
  • Assisting with fundraising and budgeting for entertainment, materials and outings
  • Engaging with community events, meetings and forums and, where appropriate, encourage client involvement
  • Utilising Social Media platforms to promote activities and communicate with clients in the service
  • Co-ordinating a programme of in-house meaningful activities based on client need and aspirations.


    Sports Activities, Cookery, Outings etc.

About The Candidate
An Activities Coordinator will instinctively share Saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.
We’re looking for people who can:
  • Confidently and capably communicate with the ability to inspire, engage and challenge others
  • Build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience.
  • Confidently use Social Media Platforms to engage with clients
  • Have a good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups,
  • Understand or learn about community resources and organisations that can help our clients
  • Plan forward, prepare and deliver life skills sessions

Benefits of working as an Activities Coordinator:
In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:

  • £100 when you start work, plus £250 at 6 months’ service and another £250 at 12 months’ service
  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Company

A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.

Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination.