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Before you apply...

Will I be asked to pay money as part of the application process?

No, we will never ask you to pay money at any time during the recruitment process. We conduct a formal and transparent recruitment process, including requiring candidates to attend a face-to-face interview.

Can I work for HCA Healthcare UK if I have a VISA or require sponsorship?

Our people, just like our patients, come to us from all over the world. We’re happy to provide sponsorship to overseas candidates, providing the role you’ve been recruited for meets the requirements set by the Home Office. For more information get in touch.

Is there a limit to the number of roles I can apply for?

You’re welcome to apply for as many roles as you like on our careers website, however, we ask that you tailor each application to the role you’re applying for. We receive a high number of applications for all our roles, so it’s important to take time when applying to stand out.

Your application...

Do you accept applications via email?

To ensure your application is seen, we ask that you apply via our careers website. If you’re unable to do this or have any issues applying via the online portal, please get in contact.

How will I know if my application has been received?

You’ll receive an email from us once your submitted application has been received. It can take up to 24 hours for this to happen. If you fail to receive yours, check your spam folder as it could be hidden there. If you’re still experiencing problems, our team will be happy to help. Get in touch.

How will I know if my application has been successful?

We aim to contact all candidates about their applications and will let you know if you have been successful as soon as possible.

I’m having technical problems with my application. Who should I contact?

You can get in touch at careers@hcahealthcare.co.uk. We aim to respond to all messages within two working days.

What is your recruitment process?

Our recruitment process can vary depending on the role. However, in most cases we ask chosen applicants to take part in an initial telephone interview, followed by a face to face interview if you are successful. A verbal offer will then follow for the selected candidate.

What should I wear to my interview?

Unless otherwise informed, we ask that you wear smart, business attire to your interview.

My application hasn’t been successful. Can I apply for another role?

You’re welcome to apply for other opportunities within the organisation, however, we advise that you wait six months before making another application for the same role.

What is HCA Healthcare UK’s Talent Pool?

There will be times when we haven’t quite got the right role for you when you apply. However, if you’re a good fit for HCA Healthcare UK we will add you to our talent pool.

If a new role is released that we feel you would be a really good fit for, a member of our Resourcing team will get in touch with you to discuss the opportunity further.

It’s a way for us to be able to keep in touch with you and, hopefully, work with you to create a fantastic future career within HCA Healthcare UK.

Do I need to create an account?

All candidates who apply for a position within HCA Healthcare UK, are required to create an account with us, this will enable you to set up job alerts, reducing the amount of time you need to search for career opportunities. You can also view the status of your application / s to view where you are in the process.