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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2020.

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Job Reference: 310-ASMH-2746466

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Learning Disability Partnership
Toft, Cambridge, Toft, Cambridge
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and motivated band 4 Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to join the Learning Disability Partnership. The LDP locality teams provide assessment, intervention and support to adults with a Learning Disability. The successful candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of qualified Speech and Language Therapists to meet the communication needs of Adults with a Learning Disability.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within supportive multi disciplinary teams where personalising the needs of Service Users is at the core of our work. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Speech and Language Therapy team, will receive regular supervision and have the opportunity for professional development and training as identified at appraisal.

Although the post will be based at LDP City/South in Toft, Cambridge, the ability to provide work across Teams will be a key part of this role.

This is a full time/37.5hr per week post – we are happy to consider requests for flexible working patterns.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Maria Korniliou - Advanced Speech and Language Therapist


Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of our BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. For further information about our positive equality, diversity and Inclusion work, please email

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ & who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) & references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

We reserve the right to close adverts early should we receive sufficient applications.

COVID-19 / Face-to-Face interviews are currently not permitted, therefore will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

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