July 18, 2021

HealthcareDirect are currently looking to employ a Full-Time Occupational Therapist to join our team. You will work in a community hospital/ step down facility. You will be based in Dublin City. You will work in a fully supported environment with input from the Occupational Therapy Clinical Manager. Salary is commensurate with experience.

This role would suit a basic grade Occupational Therapist with 18 months + experience who is interested in working in the private sector and looking to move towards a senior role. The right candidate would be interested in developing supervisory and service development skills. If you feel that you are the right person for the role 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

-Provide 1:1 and group intervention to patients

-Assist individuals in becoming independent following physical, social, emotional and mental-health difficulties

-Complete home environmental assessments to support safe discharge as required

-Experience in supervising new graduate Occupational Therapists or therapy assistants

-Able to 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 the service Annual Performance Review System

 

Characteristics we value:

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-Good practical skills

-Ability to work in a team

-Problem –solving approach

Prerequisites:

-Must have at least 18 months experience

-Experience in rehabilitation is a bonus

-Experience in providing Occupational Therapy intervention to the adult population

-Degree qualified

-CORU registration

-Membership of the AOTI

-Full driver’s license and access to a car

-Occupational Therapy Private Indemnity Insurance

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 entres, 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.

Please send your CV to Mary Fleming at Healthcare Direct    ann.hanily@healthcaredirect.ie

Please contact Orla Murray Clinical OT Manager at Healthcare Direct. orla.murray@healthcaredirect.ie

Alternatively contact our office on 1850-749746