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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2021.

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Job Reference: 200-3662142-OF-SA

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Speech and Language Therapy
Early year's Centre, London
£24,938 - £26,385 pa. Inclusive of HCAS (Inner)

It is now a statutory requirement to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment for this role from 1st April 2022, unless a valid exemption applies. The successful applicant may have contact with vulnerable service users and we will therefore seek proof of being fully vaccinated or exemption during the recruitment process.

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant


Salary: Band 3 + HCAS

Hours: 37.5 hours

Role: Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Location: Tooting and St John’s Therapy Centre

Team: Community Services Wandsworth

St Georges Healthcare Trust is responsible for improving the health of a culturally diverse population of people in south west London. Wandsworth is located in the heart of south west London with a vibrant and multicultural community. There are excellent public transport links to Central London and many shops, restaurants, cafes and bars in the area.

This is a rare post the successful candidate will support a team of speech and language therapy assistants and work with speech and language therapists. There is a mixture of administrative tasks and clinical work under the supervision of SLTs. We are currently offering a mixture of face to face work and remote sessions.

You will need:

  • Written, verbal and numeracy skills to GCSE level or similar
  • Experience of working with children and their carers
  • The ability to learn new skills and apply them under direction
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • The ability to work flexibly, under direction and independently where necessary
  • Enthusiasm, imagination and initiative

You will be working within a highly skilled and experienced team of SLTs. You will have access to a structured and supportive professional development process and regular line management and clinical supervision sessions. We work hard to create a working environment free of bullying, harassment, victimisation and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued

It is important that your application meets the minimum requirements of the person specification attached, so please read it before competing an application. your application will be judged against these criteria.

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We are an equal opportunities employer.

Joanna Hardman (Deputy Head of Children’s Therapies)


Tel: 07760396248


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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