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Occupational Therapists - Older People & Physical Disabilities

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 5955
  • Published: Fri 11/10/2019, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/11/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £34794 - £40728
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre
Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for committed individuals to apply for an Occupational Therapist role in Social Care in Enfield. Registered with the HCPC, you will hold a professional OT qualification, as well as being a good communicator both written and verbal. We are looking for Occupational Therapists who want to work in a dynamic and team orientated environment. Enfield Council provides flexibility and choice about the team you can work with whilst taking consideration to match your skills to service demands. Enfield Council is able to offer rotational opportunities to Occupational Therapists to gain experiences across different services such as Enablement, Single point of Access, Long Term Complex work, OT paediatrics or Discharge to Assess Services. You would have the opportunity to work with service users who present with a variety of conditions and as part of your daily work you would use a strength based approach to work with Enfield’s residents to regain or retain their independence in daily living activities in order to remain in their own home for as long as possible.

Salary is £34,794 - £40,728 pa

Enfield is a great place to work, 30 mins from central London with great transport links, beautiful local parks, excellent amenities with accessible places of interest and countryside. A dynamic and thriving local economy with the Council at the heart of the community, striving for excellence for the local population. Enfield Council is welcoming to newly qualified and return to practice Occupational Therapists offering great managerial and peer support.

Enfield OT offers comprehensive learning/access to training, a supportive management team, regular staff supervision and a personal development plan.

  • Occupational Therapists have tablets that can be used as a tool for direct work with clients while out in the community
  • Teams are led by supportive and accessible managers
  • Our diverse workforce is reflective of the local community
  • Induction includes meetings with the Director and other senior managers
  • Occupational Therapists can progress within services to Senior Practitioners
  • Training that is responsive to practice needs
  • Working from home is available depending on the service needs

This is a full-time post. However, part time hours may be considered depending on the individual service needs

For further information please contact 020 8379 8138 and ask to speak to Sabine Mai, Service Manager.

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax free bikes for work

Other Benefits

  • Additional Annual Leave can be bought
  • A Sabbatical scheme –allowing OT's to claim one month off after completing three years of service
  • Relocation package – Up to £8000
  • Foster Carer Policy – Allows an employee to attend essential meetings and training to support their role as a foster carer
  • Premature Babies Policy – Recognises the difficulties parents face with premature babies

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more



Closing and Interview Dates

This post will remain open until our vacancies are filled.

Applications will be reviewed on a first come first served basis. If you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.



Additional Information

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Claire Turner on 0208 132 1024 or Claire.Turner@enfield.gov.uk. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

For further information please contact 020 8379 8138 and ask to speak to Sabine Mai, Service Manager.

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.



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  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 5955
  • Published: Fri 11/10/2019, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/11/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £34794 - £40728
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre

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