Ready to make a difference Mid Essex?

We’re always on the lookout in Mid Essex for caring and committed people to join our growing team, covering areas such as Chelmsford, Braintree, Maldon and surrounding areas.

If you are passionate about helping people and are looking for a rewarding role that offers job satisfaction and flexibility, why not apply to join us today? No experience is required as full paid training is provided.*

Valuing our staff

Because we value our staff we offer excellent benefits which include:

  • 4 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • 45p per mile
  • Free DBS check
  • Paid induction
  • Free uniform
  • Ongoing training and career development
  • Private healthcare - we will pay you money towards your dental treatment, eye test & glasses plus much more
  • Pension
  • £300 start up loan plus £600 for every friend and / or family member you refer to start work with us.

*Valid driving licence and a car is required.

Join our recruitment days

Would you like the opportunity to find out more about the types of roles available at ECL?

If so, come along to our recruitment open days taking place in Chelmsford at Highfields Wellbeing Hub on 15 October, 10am-7pm.

Applications and interviews will take place during the day. Just come along with a utility bill dated within the last three months and a form of valid ID, such as your Drivers Licence or Passport.

Email Caroline.Bailey@essexcares.org for further information.

Alternatively, please see below for our available roles and apply online.


Available role

Join our expanding team as a Care Assistant within our Short Term Care in the Community service.


Community Care Assistant - Short Term Support in the Community

Salary: up to £9 per hour + 45p Mileage

Within this role you will provide a unique, multi-disciplinary service on behalf of Essex County Council to support people at the point of crisis, helping people in need to become independent and carry on enjoying their lives.

Apply now

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