Our recruitment has been extended for another week. Interviews are planned for 29th April. Our Director Paul Boucher has finally decided to hang up his hat after approximately 25 years leading Lincolnshire Traveller Initiative. So we are now on the look out for a new Director to lead LTI for the next 25 years (maybe less). Here is the job advert that Paul and our Trustees have put together, please share to ensure that it is seen by as may people as possible. Any questions please get in touch!
Lincolnshire Traveller Initiative (LTI)
LTI is committed to developing community cohesion by creating
opportunities and positive futures for Lincolnshire’s Traveller
communities. Our aim is to empower Travellers by providing a wide
range of trusted quality services corresponding to their needs.
JOB DESCRIPTION – DIRECTOR
Post: Director, Lincolnshire Traveller Initiative LTI
Reports to: Chair of Trustees
Direct reports: Health and Adult Training Lead;
(see organogram) Lead Teacher;
External key Funding bodies such as
relationships: Lincolnshire County Council; Lloyds Bank Trust Fund;
The Community Fund (National Lottery); Children in
Need; European Social Fund; etc
Cooperative partners such as Bishop Grosseteste
College;NCFE; Lincoln University
Continuing provision of services to all Travellers in Lincolnshire (now
more than 100)
Securing, managing and delivering outcomes from a budget of circa
£100,000 per annum across 5 main funding streams in the current
Leadership and management of 7 or more staff with at least 3 direct
Managing the organisation’s reputation as well as physical and financial
Main Purposes of the Job:
The Director is responsible for the direction, development and
sustainability of services needed by the Traveller community in
Lincolnshire; including education for all ages, health, housing and welfare
and other needs as they arise.
The Director has ultimate responsibility for; leading LTI; ensuring its
sustainability; implementing agreed plans; day-to-day management; and
developing and executing a long-term strategy.
LTI aims to:
Provide employment and personal development opportunities to many of
the remote Traveller communities of Lincolnshire.
Reduce the isolation families can feel due to their location, lifestyle or
discrimination by the wider community.
Encourage families to try new educational, employment and recreational
Develop through partnerships, connections between Travellers and public
agencies, local businesses, charities, educational establishments and a
wide range of other service providers.
Empower and build confidence in the individuals and families that use
promote better preventative health measures and introduce a range of
health services to Traveller communities.
Detailed Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the long term strategic direction of LTI as agreed with the
Board of Trustees.
Leading and overseeing the implementation of LTI’s long and short-term
plans in accordance with an agreed strategy.
Managing the staff and resources of LTI and reporting regularly to the
Organising LTI appropriately, with a work environment that recruits,
retains and develops quality staff and volunteers, with a process for
selecting, developing, motivating and evaluating staff and volunteers.
Recommend volunteers to participate as Trustees.
Ensure the expenditure of LTI is within an authorised annual budget with
effective internal controls and management information systems in
place; oversee the fiscal activities of LTI including budgeting, reporting
Ensure that the Charity has appropriate systems to enable it to operate
both lawfully and ethically including submission of relevant
documentation to associated legal bodies.
Communicate effectively with funders, employees, Local Authorities,
other stakeholders and the public by producing or contributing to
evidence based reports with recommendations for the LTI Board to
inform the Charity’s work.
Report to the Board regularly with written reports and/or face to face
meetings. Provide the Board with intelligence gathered from Travellers,
the public and voluntary groups about local provision and experiences to
evaluate services that directly impact the Traveller community.
Abide by specific internally established control systems, to lead by
personal example and encourage all employees to conduct their
activities in accordance with the Charity’s standards and policies,
including its health and safety policies
Monitor and evaluate LTI’s relevancy to Travellers, and share the results
regularly with the Board of Trustees.
Liaise with local statutory and voluntary organisations to develop and
sustain working partnerships.
To develop and maintain a sustainable funding programme.
Facilitate the integration of the Charity into the fabric of the community
by using effective marketing and communications activities.
Attending stakeholder events and meetings as required relevant to the
role and development of the sustainability of the Charity’s future.
Other general areas:
Develop and work to agreed plans.
Undertake administrative tasks as necessary to achieve the outcomes.
Undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the
Comply with all LTI policies and procedures, including Health and Safety
and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion opportunities.
Arrange or attend regular staff meetings, staff briefings, task groups and
Terms and Conditions – Director
Salary: Starts at £33 500 – £35 000 per annum pro rata (subject to
a 6 month probationary period).
Hours: 24 hours per week and normal working week will be Monday
to Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be included
within the contracted hours, for which no additional salary
payment will be made, but for which time of in lieu may be
taken by agreement. All time off in lieu must be recorded on
appropriate management systems.
Minimum of 30 minutes unpaid lunch break to be taken for
every 6 hours worked.
All employees are required to work their contractual hours
between the hours of 6 am (earliest) to 10 pm (latest).
All employees are required to work their contracted hours
during core times (10 am to 2 pm) and record them on the
relevant management systems.
Place of Work: LTI’s head office is Waddington Community Hub, High Street,
Waddington, LN5 9RF where you will be provided with office
space in which to work. However, LTI also offer opportunities
for flexible working including working from home or other
suitable identified place of work. Compliance with current
health and safety policy requirements will be in place.
Additional Information: LTI
Salary will be paid on a monthly basis by direct credit
transfer to your bank or building society account.
Travel expenses will be paid monthly in arrears at a rate as
set by LTI policies and procedures in accordance with HMRC
Annual Leave: 25 days per annum exclusive of bank holidays.
Pension: You will be automatically enrolled in the LTI pension scheme
(NEST) unless you opt out. LTI at all times complies with
statutory pension requirements in line with legislation.
Appraisals: By the Chair of Trustees annually
Ensure and oversee annual appraisals for all LTI staff
Charity Number: 1165767