Return to search

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

  • Add to favourites

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

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









West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a core catchment population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. Overall, the population served by the Trust is relatively affluent, but there are some areas of deprivation.

The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4,000 people the Trust is one of the biggest employers in the area and sees nearly a million patients each year.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo