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About Us

The Suffolk Brokerage is an independent, non profit making organisation dedicated to raising care standards in Suffolk by providing impartial advice, guidance and information to support the county's health and social care sector.

We aim: 
 
- To support the sector to implement new competencies needed to comply with legislation
- To promote a positive local image of health and social care
- To seek and secure funding for the sector, and to ensure this is offered equitably
- To support the recruitment of the social care workforce
- To assist care providers to deliver a suitable and competent workforce in Suffolk
 

Our team

Liz Taylor, Chair of The Suffolk Brokerage Board 
Ian Turner, Vice Chair of The Suffolk Brokerage Board
Louise Whitley, Workforce Development Manager
Emma White, Recruitment Services Manager, Care Careers East
Amanda Bilner, Events and Website Co-ordinator
Stephanie Mattocks, Finance and Funding Administrator  
Kerrey Goosetree,  Apprentice and Employment Co-ordinator, Care Careers Suffolk
Hannah McLaughlin, Administration and Communications Co-ordinator, Care Careers East
Anne Wise, Communications Consultant

Our services

The Suffolk Brokerage works with many organisations and partners to deliver a high quality service, develop new initiatives, improve access to training, and to promote rewarding careers in care through our brand Care Careers Suffolk and the I Care...Ambassadors scheme.
 
We are committed to keeping the sector informed by offering information, advice and guidance through our regular:
  • Masterclasses
  • Roadshows
  • Training events
  • Registered Managers' Network
  • Suffolk Brokerage and Care Careers Suffolk websites, and our information portal Carewise
  • Newsletters, both digital and in print 
  • Mail outs, both in paper and electronic form
  • Sector specific business advice and health checks  

Our contact details 

You can contact us by post at:
The Suffolk Brokerage
Unit 9, Norfolk House, Williamsport Way, Lion Barn Industrial Estate,
Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8RW
By telephone on: 01449 720400
By Fax on: 01449 720418
By email on: info@suffolkbrokerage.co.uk

Our annual reports

Suffolk Brokerage Annual Report 2015/16 
Suffolk Brokerage Annual Report 2016/17

  • Foundations in End of Life Care for care staff

    Thursday, 12:40 pm - 1:40 pm