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Occupational Therapist - Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Enfield Mental Health services
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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- Occupational Therapy - Older People Enfield
£31,365 - £37,890 plus Outer London HCAS
Salary period
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Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

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


The Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) Inpatient Therapies team is recruiting a full time Band 6 OT. We are a well-established inpatient therapies team covering 3 acute older adult wards at Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield. The Inpatient Therapies team provides assessment, intervention and a varied therapeutic group/1:1 programme across the three acute wards for patients over the age of 65 with a dementia or functional illness from the boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. The team consists of Occupational Therapists, Technical Instructors, Music Therapists, and an Art therapist. We also work closely with our physiotherapy colleagues across the 3 wards. We are a friendly, dynamic team and provide opportunities for professional development and the ability to work creatively. We are very keen on hearing from applicants who are passionate about service development with older adults and Quality Improvement. If you are interested in applying for this position and would like more information or would like to visit then please contact Sophie Brown on 02087026823 or

Job share will be considered

  • Advert start - closing date. 6/8/2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sophie Brown
Job title
MHSOP Inpatient Therapies Lead
Email address
Telephone number
0208 702 4563 / 0208 702 6823 (Mobile)
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