Current Vacancies in Felixstowe, Trimley, Kirton Suffolk 

Our Current Vacancies for care-givers and care professionals are displayed below.


Senior Carer

A great opportunity to join our team based in Felixstowe, we need someone with a caring attitude and a team player, we offer a competitive hourly rate plus travel time and double time for bank holidays.

A senior carer is expected to take on call and be able to be flexible around working hours. If you would like to join our friendly team please send your CV or pop in to our office 107 High Road West for an informal chat.

Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Salary
£10.85 per hour


Client Co-ordinator

Rose Care is looking for a Client Co-ordinator to work in our busy team within the office. This role would suit someone who is looking to progress their career in care and maintain their personal care skills. ideally the person will have level 2 or above. Progression to level 3 and higher will be offered.

The position will involve some care work, meeting new clients in their homes to discuss their care requirements, putting together new care packages, reviewing existing clients care packages and being a point of contact for clients. The role also includes producing the weekly rotas using an in house computer system. There will be "on call duties" one evening a week and one weekend in a set period of time.

Rose Care are a well-established care company working in Felixstowe and the surrounding area, rated Outstanding by the CQC. 

Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Salary
From £20,000.00 per year


Home Carer

To support elderly and disabled people in their own homes.  Such support should enable clients to live as independently as possible.  The carer must ensure that intervention is sensitive and appropriate to the needs of the individual. Work in a person centred way.  Communicate well building relationships with the client, their family and other health professionals when required.  The carer will also promote equality and diversity.

Nature of Carer Role

The carer should assist clients with personal care including:

  • Strip washing, bathing and showering
  • Applying creams, lotions and powders
  • Rising and retiring
  • Hair care
  • Maintaining oral hygiene. This may include denture cleaning.
  • Assisting with medication
  • Booking in medication
  • Administering eye drops
  • Use of commode or toilet.  This may involve emptying commodes and chemical toilets and disposing correctly of incontinence pads.

The home carer will also help clients with every day activities such as:

  • Housework
  • Laundry/ironing
  • Preparing and cooking meals
  • Telephoning and letter writing
  • Attending to visitors
  • Accompanying clients on excursions and visits
  • The carer should also be prepared to simply provide company.

Attributes - What We Look for in a Carer 

The carer must be dependable, reliable and flexible and must be able to: 

  • Communicate
  • Be patient
  • Empathise
  • Encourage independence
  • Encourage clients to articulate their needs
  • Be a good listener
  • Respect the client’s right to confidentiality
  • Respect other carer’s rights to confidentiality
  • Assist with mobility.
  • Work as part of the team
  • Develop your skills through training and self-development
  • Keeping and storing clear records
  • Keeping to Rose Care’s policies and procedures and work in the agreed way
  • Able to recognise their own stress triggers and be willing to talk to someone regarding the way they feel

Support, Training & Terms 

Carers report to the Team Leader or Registered Manager

  • Company induction for all new carers 
  • Support to take Care Certificate for all carers new to the care industry  
  • Provisional contract - usually 3 months, but may be increased to 1 year
  • Weekly supervision for the first 3 months as standard for all new carers 
  • Quarterly supervisions and yearly performance appraisals
  • Performance-related annual bonus, awarded on following criteria: reliability; willingness to assist when other staff members are unable to work; assisting clients more than what is required by their care plan; being punctual and smart at all times; attending at least the required number of staff meetings; being kind and considerate to other members of staff; promoting Rose Care at all times.

At Rose Care, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of adults. DBS checks will be undertaken as standard for this position.