Care UK


Assistant Design Manager

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  • CO4 9QB
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  • *Remote role with travel required*


    Job Summary

    Working as part of the Design Team for New Builds and Property this role will support the Design Managers to deliver Interior Design Schemes for the CUK Care Homes. As Assistant Design Manager you will assist the Design Managers to deliver:

    Design Schemes for the homes (both New Build and Refurbishment)

    • Moodboards
    • Room Layouts
    • FFE Schedules
    • Marketing Suite Fit Outs
    • Main Build Fit Outs


    Care UK have homes across the UK therefore whilst the role is ‘remote’ a willingness to travel is essential.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Happy to work independently from home, completing tasks and providing support to design managers remotely
    • Assist with project work from concept to completion
    • Assist / produce presentation design boards
    • Attend presentations
    • Attend Fitouts and Support FFE Delivery Manager
    • Provide support in researching concepts
    • Assist with populating specification information
    • Assist with reviewing FF&E documentation
    • Research products and materials
    • Attending site visits / meetings and liaising with consultants
    • Design administration
    • Willingness to travel

    Experience and skills:

    • Experience in a similar role for a minimum of 2 years.
    • UK Driving Licence
    • Interior design/Project Management qualification desirable
    • Fluent in spoken and written English / good communicator
    • Good attention to detail
    • Good at listening and taking detailed instruction
    • Ability to assist on multiple projects and to prioritise work making the most efficient use of time
    • Good time management skills to meet deadlines
    • Take ownership over your own work
    • Can do attitude
    • A good eye and a passion for interior design
    • Microsoft Office user
    • Knowledge of finishes, materials,
    • Knowledge of FF&E selection, coordination and scheduling
    • Creative problem solving
    • Confident to work both independently and collaboratively
    • AutoCAD desirable
    • Experience of an interior render package advantageous


    This list of key responsibilities is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.

    Health and Safety

    As an employee of Care UK, the post holder has a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to:

    Take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and all other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
    Co-operate with their employer to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the organisation, not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interests of health, safety, or welfare, in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.