Working for ECL

Careers in Havering

Support your local community and make a real difference by caring for customers in their own homes.

We are looking for...

Come and join the team

ECL expanded into the London Borough of Havering in 2019 and have been growing ever since

To be considered, you need:

  • to be aged 18 or over
  • the right to work in the UK
  • a valid UK driving licence
  • a vehicle with business insurance to travel

We're looking for front line care assistants who share our values and passion to make a positive difference to people’s lives throughout the community.

In Havering we:

  • Provide full training and ongoing support
  • Will pay you when you're travelling between customers, not just for contact time
  • Provide short-term reablement care to customers in their own homes across Harold Hill, Hornchurch and Romford

There are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care

ECL’s visits gave my wife confidence to show her that she could do the things she wanted to do. The team were smart and pleasant, and I would recommend the service to others.

Partner of ECL Customer, Havering

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

  • £12 per hour (including when you're travelling between customers)
  • Double pay on bank holidays - £24 per hour
  • Mileage paid at 45p per mile
  • 32 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata), rising with service
  • Paid induction and training
  • Paid DBS check
  • Free uniform including PPE
  • Free company smart phone
  • Guaranteed permanent hours or bank hours if this is your preference
  • Genuine career progression
  • Funded training programmes – including NVQs/ QCFs
  • Access to Bluelight Card (with discounts on your favourite brands)
  • 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 £1,000 for each successful referral

Your career starts here...



When the pandemic took hold, Harry Sims was forced to abandon his fledgling career as a self-employed hairdresser. While hunting for a new job, a friend referred him to ECL’s community care team and he’s so glad they did…

  • Published: 21st April 2022