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The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division



£43,742 - £50,952



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information



Job Advert Location Description

About Priory Hospital Enfield Priory Hospital Enfield is a leading institution providing a comprehensive care pathway for individuals with mental disorders and associated challenging behaviours. Situated conveniently in the Borough of Enfield with excellent transport links, our facility offers a range of services, including medium secure, low secure, and locked rehabilitation wings. With a multidisciplinary approach, we work primarily with men diagnosed with mental disorders.

Job Advert Role Description

Role Overview: As the Head of Occupational Therapy (OT), you will play a pivotal role in shaping and expanding our therapy services, particularly in the development of a new acute ward. You will oversee and manage the OT department, ensuring the delivery of high-quality therapeutic interventions to a caseload of 10-20 individuals.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Department Management:

Lead and supervise the Occupational Therapy department, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
Collaborate closely with the multidisciplinary team to integrate OT services seamlessly into patient care pathways.
Drive the development and implementation of OT strategies in alignment with the hospital's overall objectives.

Service Development:

Contribute significantly to the establishment and enhancement of therapy services within the new acute ward.
Assess the needs of patients and develop tailored OT interventions to address their requirements.
Innovate and introduce evidence-based practices to improve patient outcomes and experiences.

Caseload Management:

Manage a caseload of 10-20 patients, providing individualized assessments and treatment plans.
Monitor and review patient progress, making necessary adjustments to optimize therapeutic interventions.

Professional Development and Training:

Demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and development, ensuring the OT team stays updated with the latest practices and methodologies.
Provide comprehensive induction and ongoing training opportunities to maintain a high standard of care delivery.

Benefits and Support: At Priory Hospital Enfield, we prioritise the well-being and development of our employees. As part of our team, you'll receive:

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays from the commencement of employment.
  • On-site free car parking for convenience.
  • SMART Pension Option and Life Assurance.
  • Employee Assistance Programme for personal and professional support.
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training commitment.
  • Access to flexible benefits including preferential rates on gym memberships, IT services, private healthcare, and shopping discounts.


A recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and relevant professional registration.
Substantial experience in a clinical OT role, preferably within mental health or secure settings.
Proven leadership abilities with experience in managing an OT department.
Strong communication, organizational, and team-building skills.
Commitment to delivering patient-centred care and continuous service improvement.

At Priory Hospital Enfield, we're dedicated to creating a supportive environment for both our patients and our team members. Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals facing mental health challenges.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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