Ashford, Kent


29/10/2019 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are recruiting for an exceptional Care Support Manager for two Registered Care Services on the outskirts of Ashford, Kent. ‘Boldshaves Oast’ & ‘The Croft’ are unique homes situated near the village of Woodchurch.

Boldshaves is a beautiful converted Kentish Oast House within nine acre grounds, providing accommodation for 14 residents with a mixture of learning & physical disabilities. The Croft is a smaller property providing support for 4 gentleman. Residents enjoy a variety of hobbies and activities, with on-site facilities including a horticultural area, drama, art workshops and woodwork studio.

The role:

With the assistance of a Deputy Manager & support from your Regional Manager, you will manage a staff team to ensure a sustainable, quality service is provided, which truly transform people’s lives. You will develop strong relationships with the people we support & their families, demonstrating strong organisational skills & sharing FitzRoy values:

  • We see the person - ensure person centred approaches deliver outcomes the people we support want. Develop activities & plans that transform lives according to individual needs, wishes & aspirations
  • We are brave - lead, empower & develop staff teams with effective recruitment, training & support. Be accountable for the quality, compliance & financial requirements of the service
  • We are creative - develop & deliver innovative & engaging activities & plans to support independence & access opportunities. Create & review annual business plans, taking action to meet agreed performance levels

What we look for:

  • Experience of managing Learning Disability Support Services
  • Minimum Level 3/ NVQ in Health & Social Care
  • Passion for leading positive change
  • Resilient, resourceful & solutions focused attitude
  • Commitment to transforming lives & promoting the rights of people with disabilities
  • Drivers Licence & vehicle essential

What we offer:

  • £32,000pa
  • 25 days annual leave – plus Bank holidays, rising with service
  • Award winning induction & continuation training programme
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Online discount scheme
  • Enhanced DBS application paid for by us

This is an amazing opportunity for an established manager to join a supportive & person-centred organisation.

If you are an existing Care Manager in Registered Health Care or Supported Living & are looking for a new positive & rewarding role, then join FitzRoy.

FitzRoy is a national charity that provides support & care for more than 800 people with physical & learning disabilities, so they can live independent lives.

*Interviews to be held on the 4th & 5th November* 


We see the person. We are brave. We are creative.