Cambridgeshire and Pet
Chesterton Medical Centre, Cambridge
Competitive salary
25 Feb 2021
07 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and wellbeing. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you.

We require an Administrator within the Psychological Wellbeing Service (PWS) based at Chesterton Medical Centre, Cambridge.

The post holder will be required to provide a comprehensive administrative service within the team supporting a range of clinical staff. Duties will include covering the telephones, booking appointments for clinicians and with patients over the telephone, processing referrals, maintaining waiting lists, typing of minutes and other general administrative duties.

We are looking for someone with strong administrative skills including strong IT including knowledge of Teams and One Note, you will also have excellent communication skills. We have a large supportive team and require someone who has experience of working in a clinical setting. The ability to travel to other Trust sites may be required to provide cross cover at other PWS sites.

As part of this role and if you meet the eligibility criteria there will be the opportunity to complete a Level 2, 3 or 4 Apprenticeship qualification in Business and Administration. As part of the apprenticeship you will achieve a national recognised qualification and gain experience in administration in a health care setting. An apprenticeship is a framework of qualifications made up of an NVQ, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills in Maths and English. Undertaking an apprenticeship qualification is a great way to progress onto the next step on your career pathway.

Benefits of working for CPFT include:
  • Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
  • Pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmes
  • Counselling service
  • Free staff parking

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alice Cormie - Senior Administrator


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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.

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