Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust is responsible for providing mental health services for people of all ages across the London Boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey, as well as providing some specialist services across the whole of North London and beyond. Since January 2011, the Trust also provides adult and children’s community health services in Enfield, following the transfer of Enfield Community Services from NHS Enfield.
Please note - Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust will only accept on-line application forms.
Senior Physiotherapist - Community and Mental Health
Enfield Health provide a range of services to children and adults across Enfield including Health Visiting, District Nursing, Community Therapies and specialist services for people with Long term conditions such as Diabetes and Heart Failure. We deliver these services within people’s homes, health & children’s centres, outpatient clinics and general practice..
Enfield Health is hosted by Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust. As part of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, we are using our integrated physical and mental health skill sets to improve the holistic care given to people across Enfield.
About Adult Therapies
Enfield Adult Therapy Services encompass Community and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Community Stroke Rehabilitation, Podiatry, Adult Speech and Language, Fracture Liaison/Bone health and the Nutrition and Dietetic Service. The majority of these services are located on the St Michaels primary care centre site in Enfield. Overall we employ around 100 clinicians and support staff.
About you – are you ready for a new challenge for 2018 ?
Are you a band 6 who wants to expand and further specialise your clinical skills within a community and mental health setting?
This is a combined clinical post between the Adult Community physiotherapy team and the physio service provided to the Dementia and Cognitive impairment service line wards at Chase Farm Hopsital and the St Anns based Eating Disorder Unit
If you have never worked within the community setting before or within mental health we can offer you support to enable you to successfully work in this challenging and rewarding post There are band 7’s and 8a’s physiotherapists in the team to support you and you will have the opportunity to supervise band 3 and 4 staff and have students on placement.
As part of our established domiciliary team you will have the opportunity to assess, treat and manage a wide range of clinical presentations and therefore enable you to consolidate on all areas of clinical speciality and we can support you to develop your area of clinical interest.
Working with patients on the wards and day hospital at CFH your clinical work will be focused on assessing, treating and working with the wider MDT to improve individuals function and to reduce , where possible, falls. We recognise that the Eating disorders component of this post will be new to most physios but you will be supported by the band 7 and other band 6 in post in being inducted to this area of work.
As a department we really do endeavour to implement the Improving Working Lives initiatives and to gain a healthy work life balance working as a friendly, proactive and flexible team.
If you don’t know Enfield we are on the edges of London and have easy access to central London as well as enjoying the benefits of the nearby greenbelt
As we are expecting a large amount of interest in this position we will close this post once we have received a significant number of applicants so please apply promptly if you are interested. We are happy to talk to you if you require more information about the role.
Contact Jane Jones or Helen Plum on 0208 702 3062 or Jane Hitchman for an informal visit- 02087025660
Interview date: 13.03.18
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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Adult Community Therapies Service Manager
020 8702 5660