Working for ECL

Careers in West Sussex

Support your local community and make a real difference by caring for customers in their own homes.

We are looking for...

Come and join the team

ECL expanded into West Sussex reablement in 2012 and have been growing ever since

We're recruiting Care Assistants in and around:

  • Bognor
  • Crawley
  • Horsham
  • Worthing

We're looking for front line care assistants who share our values and passion to make a positive difference to people’s lives throughout the community.

In West Sussex we:

  • Have hours to suit all circumstances including daytime, evenings and weekends
  • Provide full training and ongoing support
  • Will pay you when you're travelling between customers, not just for contact time

There are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care

So nice to have help and carers communicating with each other and me. Quite honestly, they were so nice and really cared.

ECL Customer, West Sussex

As well as joining a great team with huge job satisfaction, other benefits of working for ECL in West Sussex include:

  • £11 per hour (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 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



Having been suffering from the effects of osteoarthritis for many years, 55-year-old Ray Carscadden was eventually advised that it would be necessary for him to undergo hip replacement surgery. Despite taking the procedure itself in his stride, Ray did have some concerns about how he would manage once discharged from hospital the very next day.

  • Published: 6th October 2021


Having been forced to shield following the outbreak of Covid-19, Samuel Thorne’s family had noticed his increasing frustration and were keen for him to regain some independence as restrictions lifted. With the support of ECL, Samuel has now secured paid employment and a new sense of direction, working 15 hours a week in his dream job.

  • Published: 30th September 2021


Vanessa had enjoyed a long career in the print industry but, with her children growing up, she decided the time was right to pursue her interest in healthcare and take the plunge into a new profession. A friend recommended checking out ECL, and she’s now embarking upon the next exciting chapter of her life as a Community Care Assistant with the North Essex Reablement Team…

  • Published: 21st September 2021


Although busy running a successful canine massage and grooming business, Abby found meaningful conversation from her clients to be a little lacking. To combat the loneliness she was experiencing, she decided to take on a part-time role as a bank worker with ECL. After falling in love with person-centred care, she’s now pursuing an entirely new career with human interaction at its heart…

  • Published: 21st September 2021


Having worked as a carer in a residential home for many years, Sarah Barber found that elements of the job were beginning to take their toll on her emotionally. She knew she wanted to stay in care but was keen to find a new role which would utilise her extensive skill set, while leaving her feeling more uplifted and fulfilled – enter, ECL!

  • Published: 15th September 2021


Leah Jackman, aged 38 from Braintree, has experienced the unimaginable since being diagnosed with diabetes at five years old. As well as being hard of hearing since her early 30’s, in 2009 due to Diabetic Retinopathy Leah blinked one day and suddenly lost sight in her right eye. Then in 2018, she woke up one morning completely blind with no perception of light...

  • Published: 13th September 2021