Working at Seckford Care is a rich and rewarding experience, with every day being different. We believe in developing our staff and make sure that they have regular training to help them progress their careers.

If you like working with people and enjoy using your communication skills, we have a range of jobs that cover management, administration, caring, activities, maintenance, gardening and house-keeping.


Multi-Site Chef

We are looking to appoint an experienced Chef to join our busy Catering team, covering our Senior School, Prep School and our Care home, preparing and cooking fresh produce.

You will have a minimum of 1 years experience in a similar position or demonstrable experience in this area, and ideally have a level 2 in food production and catering, and a level 2 food hygiene certificate.

You will be required to provide varied catering offers ranging from daily school lunches to high end hospitality and therefore a solid range of cookery and organisational skills will be required.

The hours for this role are predominantly days but we require flexibility to work one weekend in four and occasional evening hospitality work to cover events as well as cover for sickness and holidays.

This is a busy and varied role, so you will need to be flexible and practical in your approach, coupled with a good working knowledge of health and safety requirements.  

Please return your completed application form preferably by email to: hr@seckford-foundation.org.uk, or by post to: HR Department, Seckford Foundation, Marryott House, Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4JJ.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on 29 April 2022.
We reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date for the right candidate; please therefore submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

Application Pack
Application Form
Explanatory Notes

The Seckford Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Painter & Decorator

We are looking to appoint an experienced Maintenance Operative to join our team, with a bias in painting and decorating, to ensure a high standard of upkeep and safety. Ideally with an NVQ or City and Guilds qualification in painting and decorating, or demonstrable experience in this area, your primary responsibility will be to identify, prepare and decorate internal and external elements of the building and grounds.

The role will be solely based on our Seckford Care site where working alongside the Maintenance and Caretaking team you will be responsible for delivering the decorative improvement program over the coming years
This is a busy and varied role, so you will need to be flexible and practical in your approach, coupled with a good working knowledge of health and safety requirements.

Please return your completed application form preferably by email to: hr@seckford-foundation.org.uk, or by post to: HR Department, Seckford Foundation, Marryott House, Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4JJ.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 1 May 2022.
We reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date for the right candidate; please therefore submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

Application Pack
Application Form
Explanatory Notes

The Seckford Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Care Support Workers

Salary £10.18 – 10.68 per hour. Enhanced rates for weekends and nights £12.21 – £12.81 per hour. Double time paid for Bank Holidays and Overtime rates. Benefits package. Full Time/Part Time positions available.

Seckford Care is an award winning, CQC Outstanding care facility based in our beautiful grade 2* listed building in the heart of Woodbridge. We provide Very Sheltered apartments for those who wish to live independently, safe in the knowledge that carers are on hand 24 hours a day. We provide residential care in Jubilee House for those who would like their own comfortable room, all their meals, laundry and cleaning provided. Our dedicated Activities Lead facilitates a wide range of activities for all residents at Seckford Care. We also offer the Seckford Club for those who live in the community, and would like to meet other people, take part in activities and enjoy a good lunch.

Our highly skilled staff are well-trained and committed to making the lives of older people as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible. We are looking to appoint Care Support Workers to join us at a time when caring for older people is more crucial than ever.

We place utmost value on the amazing job our Carers do and pay above market rates for the support they provide, together with a number of other benefits.

Benefits include:
• Enhanced rates of pay (with a 20% premium for weekends or night duty);
• Pension Scheme;
• Wellbeing Token Scheme – 6 monthly treats;
• Introduce a Friend Scheme *, £100 on introduction, £150 after probation period, £300 after 12 months service;
• Sick Pay (following a successful probation period);
• 28 days paid leave including public holidays (pro rata for part-time working);
• Full training will be provided;
• Opportunity to join our Care Academy linked to professional qualification;
• Personal Accident Insurance;
• 24-hour access to our Employee Assistance Programme;
• Free uniform;
• Enhanced DBS check.

Application Pack
Application Form
Explanatory Notes

Please return your completed application form by email to: gbloomfield@seckford-foundation.org.uk or by post to: Seckford Care, Seckford Street, Woodbridge IP12 4NB.

The Seckford Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and candidates will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).