Careers in Care - Working for Essex
Bring your passion. Work in care.

Have you ever thought about a career in care?

Yes? Well look no further! 

If you’re just starting out, experienced, or looking for a change, why not consider a career in care? We work with a number of care providers who have great opportunities in a variety of care settings from residential homes to out in the community.

Social care is about enabling people to live their best lives, it is a rewarding career, but requires you to ….

  • Show dignity and respect to the people that you will be working with.
  • Be passionate about providing excellent care and making a meaningful difference to the people  you support
  • Work well as part of a team.


We have a mix of both temporary and permanent opportunities available. A career in care is perfect for anyone looking for a varied shift pattern to fit around them. We offer shifts ranging from weekdays, weekends, evenings sleepover and waking night.

Why choose care?

Variety – One of the biggest benefits of working in care is diversity. Wherever you go, you’ll constantly be introduced to new environments, new people and different tasks. There really isn’t ever a quiet or dull moment in care.

Flexibility – Care worker skills are vital for thousands of people to live their lives meaning the help they provide is needed 24/7. The flexibility of shift patterns means working in care can fit around other commitments. So whether you’re currently studying or a parent with childcare commitments, care work has got you covered.

Rewarding – Perhaps the most commonly talked about benefit of a career in care is how fulfilling it is. Every day, you’re helping someone in need and making their lives that little bit easier. You’ll be building real relationships with clients and their families and that personal connection is what makes care work so unique.

Make a real difference – This is the bottom line. Working in care makes a big difference to people lives and it’s a noticeable one, but this is something that takes time and over time the differences become more noticeable and rewarding.

Latest Opportunities

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