Working for ECL

Careers in West Essex

Support your local community and make a real difference

We are looking for...

Come and join the team

We're recruiting Care Assistants to work in and around:

  • Harlow
  • Loughton
  • Epping
  • Saffron Walden

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 reablement to customers in their own homes
  • Have three Day Centres
    • one that supports customers with learning disabilities and autism
    • one that supports older people
    • one that supports both of the above

There are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care

Day centres currently recruiting:

  • Harlow
  • Loughton
  • Saffron Walden

Whether you join us as a reablement Care Assistant, or in one of our day centres, you'll be joining a committed and proud team and receive some great benefits including:

  • £10 per hour for reablement (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 £1,000 for each successful referral

Your career starts here...

Meet some of our amazing team and discover why they love working for us



The outbreak of Covid-19 gave long-time cabbie, Ian the final push he needed to embark on a new career in care with ECL.

  • Published: 16th December 2020