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Full Time
Capetown, Enfield, Enfield
£34,961 - £42,010 / year

Job Description

Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, providing both mental health and community services, is an organisation that is going places!

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Occupational therapist Band 6

Rehabilitation Community services, Inpatient and Community Rehabilitation Services.

Are you a dynamic, self-directed clinician who feels passionately about delivering holistic care to ensure that patients reach their full potential and the best outcomes possible?

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic, experienced team working closely with acute and community partners to support early discharge from hospital and providing short term therapy input in our community inpatient units . You will need to be prepared to work flexibly in a truly MDT environment, with many opportunities for developing your problem solving and clinical reasoning skills.

Our motto “supporting healthy lives” is where we look to provide a holistic service addressing physical and mental health needs to promote a healthy rehabilitation. We put patients at the heart of what we do; maintaining a constant focus on what their individual goals are, helping them to achieve what matters the most.

We are looking to recruit a Band 6 Occupational therapist for our Rehabilitation Ward, Capetown. This ward has recently transferred from an Acute provider to Enfield Community Health Services. It provides the opportunity to further evolve integrated, partnership working and build on current pathways to provide a truly integrated service to the population of Enfield.

The ward currently provides general rehabilitation and stroke and neurological rehab for those recovering from acute illness. Although this will be the main base for the role there will be an opportunity to work across our rehabilitation wards/services.

You will manage a complex caseload, assessing and developing treatment programmes for patients. We work closely with our community therapy colleagues with a common focus of smoothing the transition for patients from hospital to home. You will be encouraged to forge links and participate in peer review with Band 6 therapists in the community teams with the potential to develop rotational opportunities across services for therapy staff.

In return we will invest in your career and personal development. We have a well established supervision structure and appraisal system in place.

Don’t delay, contact us today.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Jones on [Click here to apply] / ( Email address removed )

Two references will be required, one from your current or most recent employer, the other from your previous employer. The references should be from persons with management responsibility.

If you have been unemployed for a period of four years or more, please give the details of your last employer and one character referee of your choice (not members of your family). If more applicable, references will be requested from your teacher or head of faculty. Please ensure you provide full contact details.

Internal only vacancies that are advertised as Fixed Term Contracts will also be available as secondment opportunities for substantive internal staff.

Please be aware that your documents eg. Passport/NI Card, will be electronically scanned using Home Office accredited Verification System.

Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts, we may close vacancies before the stated closing date, if sufficient number of applications is received. Therefore please apply as soon as possible.

All non-medical posts with the Trust are subject to a probationary period of six months, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the Trust’s satisfaction, your suitability for the position in which you will be employed.

Should you not hear from us within three working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at improving efficiencies within the NHS both to make costs savings for NHS organisations but also to save you time when your employment transfers.

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