There are few jobs more rewarding than a career in care. At ECL, we look for people who share our values and passion to make a positive difference to people’s lives throughout the community. Join our growing team of approx. 1,400 staff across Essex, West Sussex and Havering, helping us to achieve our vision of being the supplier of choice for Adult Health and Social Care.
Sensory Communicator Guide Salary - £10.50 per hour Location – Colchester 10-25 hours per week Are you looking for flexible working hours and an exciting new challenge? Do you enjoy working creatively, flexibly and collaboratively as part of a specialist team? ECL Sensory Service are seeking caring people to join their team of Sighted Guides and Communicator Guides whose role is to support people with sight, hearing and dual sensory loss in the community. The role: • Working with people who have sight, hearing or dual sensory impairments. • Supporting people to maintain independence, access services such as health appointments and improve quality of life. • 1-1 support in the community across Essex and in hospital appointments across the region. • Activities could include assisting with a shopping, finance or correspondence, accessing sports and leisure facilities or hospital appointments. To be considered, you need: • To be able to work on your own initiative out in the community as well as be able to fit in as part of an expanding team. • Have a full driving licence and access to a car. • Enjoy working with people and are keen to enable independence. • Undertake induction training and Sighted Guide and Communicator Guide training. This is a growing service with ECL and is countywide. If you are interested in applying or would like to find out more please contact the team on 03330133262 or To view the full Job Description for this role, please click here. What we can offer you: • 24 days pa plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service • Annual Performance Review, performance related pay and bonus • Business mileage paid at 45p per mile • Contributory Pension Scheme – ECL match up to 6% Employee Pension contributions • Healthcare Cash plan (including reimbursement for dental, optical and chiropody plus much more) • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions • Excellent Career development with access to paid for qualifications • Free DBS check and renewals (if required) • Up to £1000 Refer a friend scheme Take the next step in your career and become part of the ECL team. We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here. We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.