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Established by Essex County Council in 2009, ECL is the UK’s first Local Authority Trading Company. We are now the largest Reablement Care provider in Essex, providing high quality care to vulnerable individuals, including the elderly, those with learning disabilities or sensory impairments. Drawing on our internal network of specialist support roles and working closely with NHS and external health and social care providers, we work to help our customers regain and develop their independence during their time with us.


Health and Social Care


  • As a Community Care Assistant, you will be supporting our customers in their own homes with all aspects of their day-to-day living, including physical and social activities such as eating, bathing and shopping.
  • Previous experience in the Care Industry is not essential, as a full induction course and ‘shadow’ training will be provided to successful candidates.
  • To ensure that customers have choice and control over the service/s they receive and the outcomes they wish to achieve.
  • To show commitment to the mental and physical wellbeing of our customers by supporting them within a variety of settings,
  • To meet outcome-based performance targets to support our customers’ independence and self-sufficiency skills throughout their short-term care plan
  • Use of ECL’s staff and customer information system (CACI), ensuring attention to detail in the reporting and recording of care plans
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and communication links with our customers, colleagues and other professionals, e.g. GP’s, District Nurses, Social Workers to ensure a comprehensive and versatile care provision


  • We are looking for people who are caring, supportive and passionate about providing a high level of care and support to vulnerable people, maintaining dignity and respect at all times. Good communication skills, both written and verbal, and an empathetic approach are essential.
  • Driving license and use of personal vehicle for work purposes
  • Enhanced DBS Check (can be arranged through ECL if needed)
  • Complete a Care Certificate qualification through ECL during your probationary period (if not previously attained)


  • 45p mileage allowance (up to 10,000 miles p/a)
  • Travelling time paid between calls
  • Double pay on bank holidays
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonus
  • Up to £1000 ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme available to staff *
  • Healthcare support scheme
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • ECL employee rewards scheme
  • Free DBS check (if required)
  • Career progression opportunities within ECL


Essex- Havering, Romford & Upminster




Part time / weekends

How To Apply:

Submit your application here or using the link below, and the first step of the recruitment process will be a CV screening stage followed by a short telephone conversation with our recruitment team. Successful applicants will be invited to a face to face interview, and if you are offered a role with ECL you will be sent a written offer of employment, subject to pre-employment checks.


***All applications should be made through the external partner website link below***


*** Warning and Disclaimer: Although this role is advertised on our jobs board it is from an employer that is not part of The Prince’s Trust and so you will need to apply externally***
We need to tell you –   we have not checked out the job and don’t know whether the role is right for you. So we can’t endorse the advert or the job or know if you are making a good choice. You should think about any risks there are, ask any questions,  and if you proceed with the application, you must realise and accept that it is up to you to make the choice and to be responsible if there are any further consequences.
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