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Band 2 - Healthcare Assistant

Band 2

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Band 2
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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West Herts - General Staffing
Watford General Hospital
Watford Hospital
£18,669 - £20,037 pa inc HCA
21/05/2019 23:59

If you are shortlisted interviews will be taking place on Tuesday 4th June.


To apply for this vacancy please complete an application form and in the 'Supporting Information' section please write a brief summary (a minimum of 200 words) under the following heading:

'Why I want to work as a Healthcare Assistant at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.'

  • Applications that do not contain this information will not be put forward for shortlisting.

As we grow and promote better patient care and experience, we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative Healthcare Assistants, who will embrace our exciting service developments, whilst providing the best care possible to our patients.

As a Healthcare Assistant you will be an integral part of a team providing a high quality of care to patients, learning from your colleagues, including Nurses, Midwives, Doctors and other Health Professionals.

We are looking for full time positions covering a 24 hour, 7 days a week shift pattern (rotational shifts, with enhanced pay for weekends and nights). 

We have positions available in a variety of areas and you will be placed where the need is greatest therefore we cannot guarantee that you will be placed in a specific area. 

We offer a range of development and in-house training to strengthen your existing skills, alongside flexible working and a range of staff benefits, making us an employer of choice:

  • Rotational shift patterns and flexible working - where possible
  • Excellent pension scheme, annual leave allowance and family friendly policies
  • NHS Staff Discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

You will be required to carry out further education in the form of an apprenticeship but this is dependent on your entry level as to the study you will need to do. Please ask for further information at the assessment day.

Please note this job will close once we have received sufficient applications.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Natalie Leeks - Recruitment Specialist - 01923 217453

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