Brain Injury Case Manager – Stockport, Cheshire
Support Worker/Buddy – Wilmslow, Cheshire
Support Workers – Bramhall, Cheshire


Permanent, full-time post (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm; part-time considered)

We are looking for a Nurse, OT, Physio, Social Worker, registered health or social care professional to join our expanding case management team. Working with paediatric and adult clients who have sustained neurological or complex orthopaedic injuries, you will be responsible for a caseload primarily within the Greater Manchester, Lancashire & Leeds areas. You will undergo an induction programme, have regular supervision and ongoing mentoring.

The role includes assessing immediate and ongoing client needs, setting goals, arranging reviews and coordinating services. A creative approach is an essential element of the role and we require a dynamic, proactive & motivated individual. Effective communication, risk awareness, humour and a positive attitude are essential requirements. If you like thinking on your feet, working with the unusual and unpredictable, making a difference and meeting challenges head on, case management is the field to be in. If you like working in a strong, supportive and friendly team, Link Case Management Ltd is the place to be.

The interview process currently consists of a formal in-person interview, a basic skills competency exercise and an informal in-person meeting with some of our team.

Starting salary £37,000 – £40,000 dependent upon relevant experience. Benefits include Health Cash Plan, Employee Assistance Programme, ongoing training, regular supervision, 25 days annual leave (plus BHs), client mileage and expenses.

Essential criteria:

  • A professional qualification & current registration
  • 2-years post-registration experience
  • Commitment to client safeguarding, dignity & respect
  • Ability to dynamically risk assess & creatively problem-solve
  • Ability to identify & monitor client goals
  • Punctuality & excellent time management
  • Full driving licence with access to a reliable vehicle insured for business use
  • Ability to work from home in a secure & confidential home-working environment
  • Flexibility & creative thinking
  • Ability to incorporate client and company values into your practise
  • Excellent communication skills & standards, both verbal & written
  • Experience with Excel, Microsoft Word & Outlook
  • Ability to maintain a professional image
  • Patience & a non-judgmental approach
  • Experience of rota management & payroll processing

Preferable criteria:

  • 5-years post-registration experience
  • Experience in the social care & rehabilitation settings
  • Case management experience
  • Experience in brain & spinal injury
  • Experience of complex & challenging behaviour management
  • Experience of working within the medico-legal arena

Link Case Management Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our clients and we will regularly provide training and undertake screening of all applicants and employees. Job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening & references, and include a 6-month probation period.

Call 0161-445-5500 or email for an application pack & quote LCM93-23.


Part-time, hours to be confirmed, one permanent post & one Bank post

Weekdays with flexibility for additional hours at weekends. Term-time and non-term-time.

Direct client employment

Support staff with a rehabilitation focus required to support a fun-loving, sociable & energetic 12-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. Shifts available include 8-10am and 2-8pm Monday to Friday (Monday to Wednesday are priorities). Some flexibility, shift pattern to be agreed with the right candidates. Additional hours available at weekends and during family holidays. Potential for more hours in the future as the support package grows.

Our client requires support before and after school to assist with most activities of daily living, including personal care, preparing and eating meals, implementing therapeutic strategies, aiding effective communication, and accessing the community. He requires constant supervision as although he is independently mobile, he is unsteady on his feet and uses a wheelchair for longer distances. The morning staff will support with getting ready for school and driving him there. The later shift will include collecting him from school and supporting with homework, domestic tasks and accessing after-school/ extracurricular activities. Additional shifts available at weekends to explore community activities and his many interests (including skiing, cycling, music and movies, theme parks, swimming, sailing, trampolining, cars and computer gaming), and to expand his social network. His engaging and adventurous personality mean this will certainly be a rewarding and enjoyable role. You will need to be fit and active to keep up with him!

A driver is essential and must be aged over 25 years if driving the client’s vehicle. Drivers under the age of 25 are acceptable if using your own vehicle.

We are looking for someone who understands professional boundaries and confidentiality, who will work respectfully with the client and his family within their home. You will be skilled in gauging and responding to changes in mood and sensitivities, promoting confidence and positivity, and advocating for the client. This client responds well to cheerful personalities and the successful candidates will be bright, positive-thinkers and sensitive to the needs of others. Ideally you will have experience of working with children with additional needs, particularly cerebral palsy. You will undergo an induction and client-specific training, and will have regular supervision.

The interview process will consist of a formal interview and an informal in-person meeting with our client and their family.

Rates of Pay:

£15.00 per hour Monday – Friday
£16.00 per hour Saturday & Sunday
£16.00 per hour for Bank Holidays worked

Essential criteria:

  • Full driving licence, access to own vehicle or confidence driving an adapted vehicle (over 25 if driving client’s vehicle)
  • Ability to work the shifts required
  • Commitment to client safeguarding, dignity, confidentiality & respect
  • Bright and positive personality
  • Experience or interest in working with children with special needs
  • Physically fit, able and willing to support the client with their desired adventurous activities
  • Flexibility & reliability
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think on your feet, dynamically risk assess and problem-solve
  • Physical ability to undertake all aspects of personal care & manual handling
  • Swimmer who is confident in water
  • Computer literacy

Preferable criteria:

  • Active and enjoys outdoor activities and/or some of the client’s other interests
  • NVQ/QCF (H&SC or child/education related) / Degree or working towards a degree in a relevant field
  • Experience of working in clients’ homes and child health & social care delivery
  • Experience using communication aids
  • Understanding/experience of cerebral palsy
  • Experience of carrying out therapy programmes
  • Ability to work additional hours as required

Link Case Management Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our clients and we will regularly provide training and undertake screening of all applicants and employees. Job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening & references, and include a 6-month probation period.

Call 0161-445-5500 or email for an application pack & quoting reference LCM97-23. Closing date 11th December 2023.


Location: Bramhall, Cheshire

Reporting to: Employer

Rate of Pay: £13.13/hr weekdays – £14.18/hr weekends & Bank Holidays

Part-time & full-time permanent posts

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the current team of staff supporting Matthew, a delightful teenager living in Bramhall, who sustained an acquired brain injury at birth. For manual handling reasons, this is a 2:1 support package and the fully adapted property houses all the equipment needed to promote Matthew’s safety and independence. His hydrotherapy pool allows for the provision of water-based therapy and fun time with his younger sibling and staff will be required to support Matthew in this activity.

Maintaining cultural awareness and respecting the privacy and dignity of the client and his family, you will provide Matthew with companionship and support his independent living in a variety of locations, primarily the family home and the local community, plus support him in accessing leisure activities. Matthew uses specialist high- and low-tech communication aids and has a fantastic, cheeky sense of humour.

Matthew enjoys playing with his pet dog and supporting Manchester United, and as a season ticket holder, he attends home matches with his support staff. He has a wheelchair accessible vehicle which staff are required to drive. Staff may be invited to accompany Matthew on family holidays, both in the UK and abroad, at no cost to yourself; although this is not a mandatory part of the employment.

You should have a genuine interest in the provision of high-quality care and should possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role. You should be hardworking, reliable, honest and committed to providing the best support possible. Experience is preferred but not essential.

Full training and supervision will be provided before and during your employment. Following Matthew’s bespoke support plan, you will provide assistance, support, guidance and encouragement, as directed by the family, Case Manager and therapists. You will contribute to the development of care plans and risk assessments, providing feedback to the treating therapists and Case Manager.

Main Duties:

  • Assisting the client with personal care & activities of daily living
  • Medication management & administration
  • Supporting the client with his rehabilitation programme within the home & community
  • Transporting & supporting the client with accessing sixth form college, appointments, football matches, social events, family outings & holidays
  • Carrying out domestic & cleaning tasks

Hours of work: 10 – 40 hours a week

7.30am – 9.30am – Monday to Friday
3.30pm – 9.30pm – Monday to Thursday
2.30pm – 10pm – Friday

Split shifts are in place although morning or afternoon shifts only will be considered (determined by operational need, staff numbers and ability to accommodate this).

Essential Criteria:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Confidence driving the client’s adapted vehicle
  • Ability to work on a rota basis to include weekdays & weekends (rolling rota)
  • Ability to work well within a team & have a positive & caring attitude
  • Physical ability to undertake all aspects of manual handling & activities
  • Maintaining professional boundaries & confidentiality
  • Non-smoker
  • Experience of working in a client’s home or social care delivery
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to dynamically risk assess & problem-solve
  • Ability to advocate for the client
  • Punctuality & excellent time-keeping
  • Honesty & being an appropriate role model
  • Ability to maintain a discreet presence when Matthew requires family time
  • Bubbly & enthusiastic personality
  • Confident in water (swimming & hydrotherapy)
  • Computer literacy

Preferable Criteria:

  • Knowledge/ experience of cerebral palsy
  • NVQ/QCF (Health & Social Care) or Care Certificate
  • Experience of communication aids & strategies

Link Case Management Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our clients and we will regularly provide training and undertake screening of all applicants and employees. Job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Screening & references, and include a 6-month probation period.

Call 0161-445-5500 or email for an application pack & quoting reference LCM96-23.