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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/05/2019.

Band 2- Healthcare Assistant- Accident and Emergency

Job Reference: 360-F-5781RA4

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Emergency Medicine
Watford Hospital, Watford Hospital
£18,669 - £20,037 pa inc HCA

As an employer of nearly 5,000 staff, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is the place to be. Having have been shortlisted over the last three years for 18 national people related awards and most recently winning the Nursing Times award for Best UK Employer 2019 we are immensely proud of our achievements.

We have lots to shout about! Despite having lots of challenges, we’ve worked really hard to make West Herts a great place to work. The good news is we’re really starting to see the results of our efforts. We’re one of the few NHS organisations across the UK to have achieved a phenomenal 0% nurse vacancy rate within our adult inpatient areas. We have also recently secured over £450m capital funding to transform our sites and give our patients and colleagues within #teamwestherts the working environment they deserve.

The emergency department has an exciting opportunity for band 2 HCA'S, as we grow and promote better patient care and experience, we are looking to recruit highly motivated 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 within a busy dynamic department providing a high quality of care to patients, and learning from your colleagues, including nurses, doctors and other health professionals.


You will be fully supported and encouraged in developing your skills and knowledge within emergency medicine.


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) on why you would like to work as a Healthcare Assistant at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust within the Accident and Emergency department.


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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah cato









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