April 26, 2022

Part Time Occupational Therapist

Adult Intellectual Disabilities

Co. Cork

We are now recruiting for a part time (1 day per week) Staff Grade Occupational Therapist position in Cork City to with adults with intellectual disabilities

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist Occupational Therapy assessment
  • Devise appropriate therapeutic interventions for clients (e.g. functional, sensory, etc)
  • Provide interventions to enable the individual engage in meaningful activities
  • Support with the development of the individual with the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Work with other healthcare professionals such as ID nurses, physiotherapists and speech & language therapists

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • An inquiring and creative mind
  • Problem –solving approach


  • Experience in providing OT to individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Experience and interest in sensory integration
  • Occupational Therapy Degree qualified
  • Membership of the AOTI
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience working as an Occupational Therapy with adults with intellectual disabilities in the public or private sector
  • Must have CORU registration in place
  • Occupational Therapy private indemnity insurance
  • Full clean Irish driving license

Healthcare Direct have a highly experienced team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists supported by Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Managers. We specialise in providing healthcare services to the public and private sectors across Ireland. We provide patient centred quality care in a wide range of settings including community hospitals, nursing and residential care settings, specialist care centres, and also private sessions in patients’ homes. As such, we see a broad and diverse range of clinical presentations.

Healthcare Direct fully believes in supporting its staff members and supporting employees with Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The post-holder would benefit from:

  • Full professional clinical support and supervision from our dedicated Clinical Management Team
  • Extensive support from the wider Operations Management Team
  • In-house training to support you in your role with potential career progression in the areas of Occupational Therapy
  • Support in attending external CPD courses relevant to the post