An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Band 6 Registered Occupational Therapist to join the Barnet Crisis and Home Treatment team. The team supports people experiencing an acute mental health episode in Barnet. You will be part of a resilient, welcoming and professional team. The team takes a recovery orientated, formulation driven approach which values shared decision making.
The Home Treatment Team will operate over 7 days and the core hours will be 08.00-20.15hrs. You will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team and there is ample opportunity to develop and enhance your existing clinical skills. You will receive regular supervision and there are good training opportunities.
As a member of the team you will provide a service to those individuals who present with a mental health crisis who may require a period of crisis intervention as an alternative to admission. Applicants should be highly motivated, have the ability to act on own initiative and have sound assessment and written skills.
Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) 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.
Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.