Case Studies

Harry

Harry

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
Julie

Julie

The pandemic brought the issue of work-life balance into sharp focus for us all. It led many who’d been feeling overworked and under-appreciated to reevaluate what they really wanted out of a career, and for some it acted as the final push they needed to make a change. That’s certainly true for Julie, a former teacher turned Community Care Assistant with ECL.

  • Published: 21st April 2022
Katie

Katie

Since joining ECL on an apprenticeship six years ago, Katie’s career has gone from strength to strength. After a fantastic placement, she was over the moon to land a role as a full-time Community Care Assistant with the business before going on to become a Team Leader. Keen to keep moving forward, Katie will soon be taking on a new challenge with ECL’s Maldon Day Service…

  • Published: 1st April 2022
CardioWall

CardioWall

ECL purchased a 'CardioWall' for their Customers several years ago and have been using it every day since. Based at the ECL Basildon - Asheigh Day Service, the CardioWall is used to provide an enjoyable and varied support programme for Customers with learning disabilities and / or autism.

  • Published: 29th March 2022
Orla

Orla

Orla Fitzgerald, a member of ECL’s sensory team, has had quite the journey to becoming a Rehabilitation Worker for people with a visual impairment. In 2020, Orla moved from Ireland to Essex following her qualification from Birmingham City University.

  • Published: 25th March 2022
Sam

Sam

Sports fan Sam first joined ECL’s Community Equipment Services team back in 2010 on a temporary contract when he left college. 12 years later, he’s still with us and has been promoted throughout his employment.....…

  • Published: 16th February 2022