Healthcare Direct are currently looking to employ a Part-Time Occupational Therapist to join our team. You will work in elderly care centres and patient step-down facilities. You will work in a fully supported environment lead by our Clinical Management Team and be given the opportunity to work autonomously in the private healthcare sector. Salary is commensurate with experience. If you feel that you are the right person for our Occupational Therapy positions then we would love to hear from you.
The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:
Deliver a comprehensive Occupational Therapy service to Adults and Older Adults consisting of physical, sensory and cognitive assessment and intervention.
Devise and carry out appropriate assessments e.g., seating, hoist & slings, functional and meaningful activities of daily living.
Assist individuals in becoming independent following physical, social, emotional and mental-health difficulties.
Work with other Healthcare Professionals such as Nurses, Social Worker, Speech & Language Therapists, Physiotherapists etc.
Liaise with patients’ families and other relevant agencies.
Active engagement in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) e.g., Staff Training Days.
Participate in regular service review meetings with our clients.
Characteristics we value:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Good practical skills.
Ability to work individually and in a team environment.
Problem solving approach.
Experience in providing Occupational Therapy intervention to the adult population.
Experience in rehabilitation is a bonus.
CORU registration is a must. CORU registration is required to practice in Ireland. Please see www.coru.ie
Prior to commencing in your role, you will be required to obtain membership of The Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland. Please see www.aoti.ie
Private Indemnity Insurance which can be secured in Ireland just prior to commencement in the role.
Full driver’s license (international driver’s license) and access to a car.
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 and specialist care centres. Our therapists support a broad and diverse range of clinical presentations.
Flexible working, including evenings and weekend.
Additional hours if required, possibility to increase to full time.