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Registered Manager - Learning Disability

Job details
Posting date: 11 June 2024
Salary: £28,000 to £35,000 per year, pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 June 2024
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Linkage Community Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference:


Position: Registered Manager (Learning Disability)
Salary: up to £35,000
Hours: 36.25PW
Contract: Permanent (52 weeks)
Location: Lincoln

Benefits of working for Linkage:
· 6 weeks paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
· Health and wellbeing support including employment, financial and mental health via an employee assistance programme.
· Eligibility for a Blue Light Card (£4.99 for 2 years’ membership)
· Membership to the ‘Company Shop’ for discounted food and household products
· Linkage Lottery cash prizes
· Long Service bonus every 5 years
· Recommend a friend bonus

About the role:

Are you ready to help shape the future of Linkage care in Lincoln?
We’re looking for a Registered Manager to join our friendly team managing our services in
Lincoln during an exciting time of development.
This role is an opportunity to join our care team as we continue to invest in the development of existing and new services in Lincoln. We’re looking forward to opening new facilities and providing more services for individuals with a wider range of support needs in the coming year.

Maybe you’re an experienced registered manager looking for a change. Ready to apply your knowledge, skills, and experience to lead services with ambition, compassion, and a drive to affect real change.
Or you’re a passionate and motivated Health and Social Care professional ready to take the next steps in your career. Ambitious about delivering ‘outstanding’ services and able to bring fresh perspectives and new ideas on how to do so.

You will be responsible for ensuring that each individual is at the heart of their care and support with a robust, person centred, plan of care. Working alongside our teams across Lincolnshire to ensure that policies and procedures are always adhered to while promoting equality, diversity and inclusion across our practices, procedures, and activities.

You will have responsibility for budgeting, managing safeguarding procedures, ensuring the relevant risk assessments have been carried out, demonstrating your excellent organisational skills.

Who are you?
- You’re passionate about quality and committed to providing the highest possible quality of care for adults with support needs.
- You’re supportive of choice, innovative and enthusiastic and committed to championing the people you support.
- You’re able to remain calm in challenging situations with a considerate and positive behaviour support approach towards the needs of individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism.
- With a flexible approach to ensure you able to meet the needs of the people we support.
- You’re great at enthusing and empowering staff and working collaboratively with other managers to bring teams together.
- You have experience in facilitating meetings with supporting professionals and key people within an individual’s circle.
- You possess good working understanding of the Mental Capacity Act.
- With essential experience of interviewing potential new staff and knowledge of safer recruitment procedures.
- You’re a Health and Social Care professional with management experience within a Supported Living/residential care setting.
- You hold a professional qualification at NVQ level 5 or equivalent or you’re ready to work towards this accreditation.
- You’ll be able to support our out of hours on-call function
- You have knowledge of CQC, KLOE and Local Authority Safeguarding procedures.
- Finally, you also have good IT skills.

What you’ll do?
- You’ll ensure that the service provided complies with the Care Standards Act, CQC Regulations, good practice and service standards and other legal requirements.
- You’ll lead your staff team and organise the day to day running of the service.
- You’ll promote positive outcomes for those accessing our services, focusing on
individuals’ strengths.
- You’ll be responsible for communicating with families and agencies over day-to-day development of the people we support and their activities.
- You’ll ensure all staff are properly inducted and identify clear training targets and
objectives for the growth of each staff member.
- You’ll organise staff rotas, including cover for holidays and absences.
- You’ll be responsibility for appraisals, staff development reviews and formal processes for all staff working in each hub.
- You’ll work in partnership with other registered manages across our supported living and residential care services.

Who we are?
Linkage Community Trust, commonly referred to as Linkage, is a registered charity that supports people with learning disabilities, autism or both. We deliver high quality specialist education, care (including residential), adult day services, employability and support services throughout Lincolnshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

All applications for this vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. You can initially apply by CV. Should you do this you will be asked to complete an application form for our safer recruitment process. Communication is undertaken via email, we advise you check your inbox and junk mail. Should you be offered a role you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. We welcome and value applications from all candidates who identify with our values and behaviours.

As an equal opportunities employer, Linkage Community Trust 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 aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Linkage.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.