Thorpe Lodge: Clacton

About the Manager

Sam Foster is employed as Compass Children’s Homes Service Manager of Thorpe Lodge. Sam began his career working with children with complex and challenging behaviour in 2006 working for large provider of Residential care based in Sussex. Sam soon progressed from Support Worker to a senior position and was promoted to a House Manager in 2010. Since his employment in 2011, Sam has been instrumental in several OFSTED inspections, receiving Outstanding in May 2019. Sam is trained in numerous relevant child care qualifications i.e. Level 3 Diploma, Advanced Management and has completed his Level 5 Diploma in Residential Care and Management. Sam is dedicated to making Thorpe Lodge a safe and caring environment for the children placed there and will continue to promote a positive ethos, based on sound values and outstanding practice.