Ready to make a difference South East Essex?

We’re always on the lookout in South East Essex for caring and committed people to join our growing team, covering areas such as Castle Point, Rochford and surrounding areas.

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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.*

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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 South Benfleet at Tryrells Wellbeing Hub on 29 November, 2.30-8pm.

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.

Valuing our staff

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

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

*Valid driving licence and a car is required.

*Information about the loan can be provided upon request.


Available roles

Join our expanding team as a Trusted Assessor, Community Care Assistant or Local Business Manager within our Short Term Support in the Community programme where we provide short term high impact support to our customers.


Community Care Assistant*

Salary: up to £10 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 more independent and carry on enjoying their lives.

As well as experience, we are looking for people who share our values and our commitment to helping and caring for individuals in our community. Full training provided.

*Requires you to work every other weekend.

Apply now.

Download full job specification.


Trusted Assessor / Field Care Supervisor

Salary: £18,000 - £24,990pa

As a Trusted Assessor you will carry out initial assessments, outcome focused support planning, risk assessments, MCA and manual handling risk assessments and subsequent customer reviews in variety of settings, including customer homes, ECL buildings, hospitals and community settings both in person and via the telephone.

Apply now.

Download full job specification.


Local Business Manager

Salary: £23,000.00 - £31,620.00pa

You will manage, lead and inspire a team to ensure the delivery of high standards of support, forging strong and productive partnerships with key stakeholders and the local community whilst setting and operating within agreed budgets.

You will be responsible for the daily coordination of services and have the skills to motivate and empower a workforce to deliver a service which supports people to maintain their independence.

Apply now.