Sensory Communicator Guide - South West Essex

Location: Sensory - Basildon

Closing Date: 14 December 2023

Salary: £10.50 per hour

Specific Hours: 10 - 25 hours per week

Sensory Communicator Guide - South West Essex

Sensory Communicator Guide - South West Essex 

Salary: £10.50 - £15 per hour depending on experience
Hours: Part-time - 10 – 25 hours per week
Shifts: Various hours, primarily Monday – Friday
Location: Travel required across South West Essex including Brentwood and Basildon

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?

What you’ll be doing as a Communicator Guide:

  • Working with people who have sight, hearing or dual sensory impairments out in the community.
  • Supporting people to maintain independence and improve quality of life.
  • Assisting with activities such as shopping, finance, or correspondence, accessing sports and leisure facilities or attending health appointments.

To be considered, you need:

  • A full driving licence and access to a car to travel and transport customers.
  • 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.
  • Enjoy working with people and are keen to enable independence.

Experience of working within a care role is desirable.

British Sign Language (BSL) skills and/or qualifications would be advantageous to your application. BSL and non-BSL roles available.

To view the full job description for our Communicator Guide role, please click here. 

If you are interested in applying or would like to find out more, please contact Fiona Young on 07928 678652 or

What’s in it for you?

  • 24 days pa plus bank holidays (pro rata), 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
  • Up to £1000 Refer a friend scheme

Take the next step in your career and become a Communicator Guide with the ECL Sensory 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 are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support, and promote disabled people in the workplace.

We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here.

ECL do not hold a visa sponsor licence therefore, applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK, and/or require visa sponsorship to continue working in the UK, cannot be considered for this role.


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