Mar 15, 2019

Driver - Linkage Community Trust

  • Earlybird Jobs
  • Mablethorpe, UK
Part Time Other

Job Description

Are you a caring person, who has a passion for helping or developing people?

Working within the Adult Skills team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the transportation of our clients morning and afternoon from Mablethorpe to the relevant drop off points and back. They will also have responsibility for the basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle.

Applicants will need to hold a driving licence that permits them to drive minibuses, and previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities is desirable, but not essential.

Can you show us how you would treat our clients with the dignity and respect they have a right to expect?

We can offer you

Job satisfaction!

When asked about working with Linkage Community Trust these were some of the comments given by Support staff:

“My second family” Jane. “I enjoy and look forward to every day at work’’ Steve.

‘’I feel I make a real difference, it’s so rewarding’’ Tim.

“Don’t think I would want to do anything else now! I love it’’ Julie.

'’No matter how hard the day has been I always go home with a smile on my face’’ Christine.


  • Pay rates in excess of National Living Wage for Support staff (up to £18K annual salary)
  • Workplace Pension Scheme (with employer contribution rising to 3% as at 1 April 2019).
  • Group Life Assurance (with a defined benefit of 5 X annual salary
  • Long Service Bonus every 5 years
  • Introduction Bonus if Recommend a Friend to work for Linkage
  • Linkage Lottery with 8 cash prizes totalling 60% of the monthly lottery income.
  • Free DBS check

Work-Life Balance**

  • Annual leave 6 weeks’ minimum (inclusive of bank and public holidays) rising incrementally to 8 weeks with length of service (within the first 4 years)
  • Flexible working options

Health and Well-Being

  • Company sick pay at 10 working days/year (after 1st year of service)
  • Compassionate leave (up to 5 days)
  • Company health and wellbeing benefits including
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted rates for health cashback scheme and sick pay insurance
  • Hot meals available to staff at main sites at £2 (+VAT).
  • Free main meal for Care staff and a £2 meal supplement for Community Support staff working 12 hour shifts on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • A range of Linkage sponsored leisure and sport events

Training and Development

  • Full induction programme
  • On-going qualifications (including in Health and Social Care)
  • Career support including 1:1/supervision and annual appraisal


20 hours a week -FTE £14,435

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.

To view job description and person specification please go to 'Jobs' and then 'Current Vacancies' on our website and click on the relevant job title.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the role then please contact the HR Team on 01790 755067.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Driving License (Required)

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