Working for ECL

Community care careers in West 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 West Essex we provide short-term reablement care to customers in their own homes across Harlow, Loughton, Epping and Saffron Walden.

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

ECL Sensory Support helps customer cope after being discharged from hospital

ECL Sensory Support helps customer cope after being discharged from hospital

When Ronald, who is registered blind, was told he was to be discharged from hospital after a health scare, he was concerned about how he’d manage on his own so soon. The promise of a six-week package of additional care at home did little to ease his fears, but after meeting the ECL Sensory team Ronald quickly realised he was in very capable hands…

  • Published: 27th April 2023
Customer with age related macular degeneration can enjoy her independence thanks to the ECL Sensory Team

Customer with age related macular degeneration can enjoy her independence thanks to the ECL Sensory Team

Meet Jean … Jean suffers from age related macular degeneration and her sight loss was beginning to make certain everyday tasks more difficult. Having been discharged from any formal treatment programme, Jean was referred to ECL’s Sensory Service for further support and, thanks to her Rehabilitation Worker, has now been given the tools to enable her to enjoy her independence…

  • Published: 27th April 2023
Sue

Sue

Susan started her working life as an auxiliary nurse in London, but a move to West Sussex meant she had to leave the healthcare job she loved behind. After enjoying a diverse career which saw her tackle roles varying from lifeguard to small business owner, seven years ago Susan decided it was time to return to her caring roots with ECL

  • Published: 23rd March 2023