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Health Care Assistant
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC16805
  • Published: Wed 09/06/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 23/06/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 28 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead , Hertfordshire

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Health Care Assistant

Job Title: Health Care Assistant - Dacorum Adult Disability Team 
Location: Apsley, Hemel Hempstead
Salary Range:  Band 4 NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions - £21, 892 - £24,157pa pro rata
Hours: 28 hours per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until 31st March 2022

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce 

Job Duties:

Are you someone who wants to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work in service that is influencing national policy and cited as an area of good practice?  If you are then join our award winning Community Learning Disability Nursing Service and have some FUN!

We have a Healthcare Assistant post in our Adult Disability Service working with adults with Learning Disabilities from 18 years. As part of the Community Learning Disability Nursing service you will be supporting health providers like GP’s to make reasonable adjustments in providing high quality care for people with learning disabilities.

You will be working with nursing and social care colleagues to ensure that people with learning disabilities living in the community are supported to manage their own health needs as independently as possible. You will be working collaboratively with carers and GP’s to ensure that proactive health interventions minimise the risk of health inequalities for this population. In your supporting statement please demonstrate how you have the skills and qualities required within the Job Profile. You will also need to be able to drive as you will be required to travel across the county at times.

Closing date; Wednesday 23rd June

Interview date; To be confirmed

For an informal discussion and more information please contact Baldish McGurrin on 01438 84 4548 or

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes


Application Information

How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.

Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role a DVLA check will be required on appointment.

Non Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post 

Additional Information

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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