We are always keen to attract new individuals who have enthusiasm, commitment, talent, ambition and the drive to succeed, regardless of the role you are interested in we have opportunities that will stretch you and allow you to grow.

Committed to investing in people, in staff training and personal development.

We are always keen to attract new individuals who have enthusiasm, commitment, talent, ambition and the drive to succeed, regardless of the role you are interested in we have opportunities that will stretch you and allow you to grow.

Our positions attract excellent remuneration/packages including investment in your future through continuous training and development for the right candidates.

Everyone at Rose can make a positive impact - we pride ourselves on investing in our staff and creating an environment where they can exceed expectations and accomplish work everyone is proud of.

Contracts Manager – Groundworks

Rose Builders are looking for a Contracts Manager with experience in Civils / Groundworks. Wide experience within the Civils/Groundworks sector is essential. This is a ...

IT Support Assistant – Fixed Term Maternity Cover Vacancy

We require a support assistant to mainly cover day to day IT related tasks in our head office with occasional site visits. The role includes ...

Payroll Administrator (Full Time)

Experienced Payroll Administrator required to process weekly payroll (including payslip distribution), reconcile timesheets, import payroll data from Excel,  process starters/leavers, maintain employee records and ensure ...

Roofing Apprentice

Maintaining a variety of roofs, this apprenticeship will develop your skills to be able to competently install materials, such as slate, felt, cement and clay, ...

Groundworkers – Level 2 Apprenticeship

Groundworkers prepare the sites ready for the structural building works to take place. They continue their work throughout the construction phase, working with all on-site ...

General Operatives

Works include keeping sites tidy, assisting tradesmen and a variety of other tasks.  Ideal candidates will have experience, be hardworking, diligent and have their own ...


Experienced Groundworkers / Groundworks gangs required Experience necessary in all forms of groundwork including drainage, concreting and CPCS or NPORS Dumper tickets required for a ...


We recruit a small number of apprentices each year and applications should be made in May/June for courses commencing in September. Trades: Carpentry | Brickwork ...

Armed Forces

At Rose Builders we know that Reservists and Veterans have a variety of transferable skills and qualities that have been developed throughout military careers and ...

Recruitment Agencies

Whilst we are flattered that you'd like to work with us, we have a preferred list of several local agencies that we work with when ...

How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter by post or email.

To: Careers, Rose Builders, Riverside House, Riverside Avenue East, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1US

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We continue to maintain our apprentice intake, each seeking to develop and retain our own ‘home grown’ talent with the passing down of knowledge from generation to generation and ensuring that our choice of tradesmen for the future have matured with us and absorbed the values of the company - a reputation for quality building offering expertise and reliability.

Many of the apprentices have gone on to develop their careers within the company.

We advise anyone starting an apprenticeship with us that although the apprenticeship may be for 3 years - it is only the beginning!  We instil in all our apprentices that the first 3 years is to learn their craft but the next 3 years is about becoming a skilled tradesman.

We have supported local awards for the apprentices, to not only promote our apprentices locally but to give them a further sense of achievement.

Local awards include: -

  • National Federation of Builders – Suffolk Area Joint Consultative Committee
  • The Suffolk Show’s Skill Competition
  • ECTA Excellent Trainee Awards
  • Tendring Blue Ribbon Awards
  • National Apprenticeship Service Awards

Equal Opportunities

Rose Builders & Contractors are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all staff, and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, faith or any other irrelevant factor.

Assessment for recruitment, selection, appraisal, training and career progression purposes is based entirely on the individual’s ability and suitability for the work. Rose Builders & Contractors are committed to providing staff of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to maximise their skills and achieve their potential, offering flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Rose Builders & Contractors encourages a diverse workforce and aims to provide a working environment where all staff at all levels are valued and respected, and where discrimination, bullying and harassment are not tolerated.