Great care comes from great people. We don’t want you to just come and work for us, we want you to grow and to have a long and fulfilling career with us where you can achieve your potential.

Our teams are complemented by a wide variety of roles such as nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, care support workers, psychiatrists and psychologists. Everyone plays a vital role and is a valued member of staff.

We support junior doctors into psychiatry and offer excellent opportunities for specialty doctors and consultants.

We also employ people into a wide number of roles to support our clinical-based staff including roles in IT, finance, organisational development, HR and administration.

Recruitment event:

Are you looking for a flexible, rewarding job where no two days are the same? Do you enjoy working as part of a team?

Would you like a job with excellent career progression opportunities in nursing, psychology and occupational therapy? Do you like the idea of walking to work and being a valued member of your local community?

If you answered 'YES' to the questions above, come along to our recruitment event to find out more about working for our Hertfordshire forensic services.

Date: Tuesday 12 July
Time: 12pm to 3.30pm
Location: Woodlands Community Hub, Leavesden Country Park, Abbots Langley, WD5 0NX

We have several band 3 Forensic Healthcare Worker roles and band 5 Forensic Staff Nurse roles available at Warren Court and 4 Bowlers Green, our medium and low secure units for people with learning disabilities.

We are looking for people who are motivated and inspired by the idea of making a difference to the lives of others. Excellent communication, organisational and team-working skills are essential and the ability to think quickly and act calmly. The successful candidates will also need to reflect the Trust’s key values by being welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional.

This recruitment event is an opportunity to find out about HPFT and about the teams at Warren Court or 4 Bowlers Green. You will learn what makes working in forensic learning disabilities services unique and an opportunity to hear from members of the team about their own experiences and careers. Time permitting, some initial interviews will take place on the day, so please come prepared. Further interviews will be conducted over MS Teams during the week commencing 18 July 2022 if required.

Please click on the below job vacancy links to find out more information about the roles. 

Forensic Learning Disabilities/Mental Health Staff Nurse

Forensic Healthcare Worker

The successful applicants will receive:

  • A competitive salary (£20,330 - £21,777 for band 3 Forensic Healthcare Worker and £25,655 - £31,534 for band 5 Staff Nurse)

  • 27 days annual leave, rising to 29 days after five years and 33 days after 10 years

  • Access to one of the UK's best pension schemes

  • Flexible working options

  • Childcare support

  • One-year preceptorship programme for newly registered nurses

  • Continuing professional development opportunities and access to vocational qualifications and in-house training

  • Access to a wide range of discounts

  • Subsidised gym membership