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Sessional Worker

Job Title: Sessional Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: SE289
Job Published: February 10, 2020 10:24

Job Description

Location: York
Status: Casual basis
Salary: £9.20 per hour (£8.21 hourly rate & 99p per hour holiday)
Closing Date: 22nd February 2020
Please note this post is exempt under section 7 (2) (e) and (f) of The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and is therefore open to female applicants only. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About you

Do you have experience of working within a multi-agency team, preferably within women’s services or for people who face multiple disadvantage?  Do you have experience of working with women who live with multiple complex needs?

Do you have experience of working in a women-only setting?

Do you have experience of facilitating or co-facilitating drop-in sessions?

Are you able to work in an environment that requires confidentiality and is health and safety conscious?  Do you have a commitment to equality and diversity and to the values of Changing Lives?

If so the role of Sessional Worker at our Union Terrace Project in York may be the role for you.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

To provide support to individuals in accordance with the aims, objectives, values, policies and procedures of Changing Lives.

To provide support to our service users; interacting on a day to day basis, coaching and providing advice. Providing staffing cover for holidays and sickness.

Assist the Project Lead in ensuring that women who access the York Women’s Wellness Centre have access to high quality services which help them to thrive and connect with their local community.

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form below and submit an application form to

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities. 

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