Ready to make a difference South Essex?

We’re always on the lookout in South Essex for caring and committed people to join our growing team in Basildon and Thundersley.

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
  • 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...

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 Jane.Blair@essexcares.org for further information.

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


Available roles

Join our expanding team as a Local Business Manager or Community Care Assistant within our wellbeing hubs.


Local Business Manager - Ashleigh Wellbeing Hub

Salary: £23,000.00 - £31,620.00

We are looking for someone who will be committed to helping people live the lives they want, promoting a culture within the hub that empowers our customers to make their own informed choices.

Apply now

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Community Care Assistant - Ashleigh Wellbeing Hub

Salary: £15,114.17 - £20,150.00

We are recruiting Care Assistants for our expanding services within our Work, Participation & Wellbeing Hubs based in Basildon (Ashleigh Wellbeing Hub).

As a Care Assistant you will provide support to both our Learning Disability and Older Adults services to enable our customers to achieve:

  • Personalised goals
  • Choice and Control
  • The Skills and Confidence to be as independent as possible
  • Employment skills
  • Social and Community Connecting

Apply now

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Community Care Assistant - Hesten Lodge Wellbeing Hub

Salary: £15,114.17 - £20,150.00

We are recruiting Care Assistants for our expanding services within our Work, Participation & Wellbeing Hubs based in Thundersley (Ashleigh Wellbeing Hub).

As a Care Assistant you will provide support to both our Learning Disability and Older Adults services to enable our customers to achieve:

  • Personalised goals
  • Choice and Control
  • The Skills and Confidence to be as independent as possible
  • Employment skills
  • Social and Community Connecting

Apply now

Download full job specification