Residential Care Assistant – Basildon and Castle Point - Working for Essex
Salary: From £10.42 per hour
Closing date: 31 Oct 2023
Location: Basildon
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 9174
Role: Social Care
About the role

Residential Care Assistant – Basildon and Castle Point

Permanent, Full Time and Part Time

From £10.42 per hour

Location: Basildon and surrounding areas


Essex County Council are currently looking for residential care assistants to join external care providers throughout Basildon and surrounding areas. Locations include

  • Basildon
  •  Benfleet
  •  Wickford
  •  Rochford
  •  Canvey Island
  •  Hockley

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, night and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.

We are currently working with a number of different care providers throughout Basildon and surrounding areas who provide residential care with their recruitment needs. There are a variety of different residential care settings across Essex including elderly care homes and supported living facilities.

As a care assistant you will play a pivotal role providing support to someone who requires additional support to live their day-to-day life.


  • Personal care
  • Assisting with mealtimes
  • Assisting with housekeeping and general house management
  • Promote of mental and physical activity including outing in the community and sharing in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies, and recreations
  • Supporting people to live their lives to the fullest


  • Blue Light Card
  • Training and Career Development
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Rewarding Career
  • DBS Checks

If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can help others within your community, get in touch today!

Essex County Council acts as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client.

If you are successful you will need to undergo a robust Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

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