Working for ECL

Careers with our Day Centres

Support your local community and make a real difference by supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or autism and older people

We are looking for...

Come and join the team


We're looking for support workers who share our values and passion to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Our Day Centres across Essex:

  • Support adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who need additional support
  • Support older people who have additional needs that come as a result of decreased mobility, or who are living with conditions such as Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Parkinson's
  • Offer specialist, person-centred support, and a range of tailored activities focused on social interaction, maintaining independence and engaging with the local community

There are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care

We have Day Centres in:

  • Basildon
  • Benfleet
  • Braintree
  • Brentwood
  • Canvey Island
  • Chelmsford
  • Clacton
  • Colchester
  • Harlow
  • Loughton
  • Maldon
  • Saffron Walden
  • Takeley

As well as joining a great team with huge job satisfaction, other benefits of working for ECL in one of our Day Centres include:

  • A starting salary of £10.00 per hour
  • A minimum of 24 days holiday per year, including bank holidays, rising with service
  • Paid induction and training
  • Paid DBS check
  • Free PPE
  • Guaranteed hours from the start of your contract
  • Genuine career progression
  • Funded training programmes – including NVQs/ QCFs
  • Staff benefits scheme which gives you access to discounts from a wide range of high street stores
  • A healthcare cash plan to claim back the cost of dental, health and optical treatment plus a range of other health & wellbeing benefits
  • Annual pay and performance review
  • A refer a friend scheme where you can earn up to £1,500 for each successful referral

Your career starts here...