Working for ECL

Community care careers in Mid Essex

Support your local community and make a real difference

We are looking for...

Come and join the team


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 individuals who share our values and passion to make a positive difference to people’s lives throughout the community.

In Mid Essex we provide short-term reablement care to customers in their own homes across Braintree, Burnham-on-Crouch, Chelmsford and Halstead.

There are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care

Joining us as a reablement Care Assistant means you'll be part of a committed and proud team and receive some great benefits including:

  • £12.20 ph weekdays, £14.20 ph weekend per hour plus mileage (including when you're travelling between customers)
  • Mileage paid at 45p per mile
  • A minimum of 24 days holiday per year, including bank holidays (pro rata), rising with service
  • Paid induction and training
  • Paid DBS check
  • Free uniform including PPE
  • Guaranteed permanent hours or bank hours if this is your preference
  • 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 £1500 for each successful referral

Your career starts here...

Meet some of our amazing team and discover why they love working for us

Sophie

Sophie

Inspired by her mum’s success with ECL, two years ago Sophie decided to follow in her footsteps and applied for a Community Care Assistant (CCA) job. Her determination to succeed has already resulted in a promotion and Sophie is more confident than ever that ECL is exactly where she’s meant to be…

  • Published: 8th April 2024
Oliver

Oliver

Oliver spent ten years nurturing his passion for people in a residential care setting before deciding to take the next step in his career with ECL. Since joining the team, he’s been encouraged to push himself forward and, five years on, is positively thriving…

  • Published: 8th April 2024
Meet Peter

Meet Peter

He is 55 years-old, he loves books and has a special interest in M roads and A roads.

  • Published: 28th March 2024
Meet Amie

Meet Amie

She is a bubbly, fiercely independent 22-year-old, who loves food and maths! She has an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan) and attends college 3 days a week, where she enjoys drama, maths and English.

  • Published: 21st March 2024
Johnnie's story

Johnnie's story

Johnnie is a 19-year-old man, who lives with Apert Syndrome and learning disabilities.

  • Published: 21st March 2024
Kim

Kim

As an age friendly employer, ECL is committed to improving work for people in their 50s, 60s and beyond. We recognise the enormous value that our older colleagues have to offer and are striving to create an age-friendly culture, where work works for all…

  • Published: 21st March 2024