April 24, 2019

HealthcareDirect are currently looking to employ Occupational Therapists to join our team. You will work in the community setting. You will work in a fully supported environment led by our OT Clinical Manager 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 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 treatment.
  • 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 and mental-health problems.
  • Work with other Healthcare Professionals such as Nurses, 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 services 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:

  • Experience in providing OT to the elderly population
  • Degree qualified
  • CORU registration
  • Membership of the AOTI
  • Full driver’s license and access to a car
  • Private Indemnity Insurance

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 mary.fleming@healthcaredirect.ie

Please contact Conan Lang Clinical OT Manager at Healthcare Direct. conan.lang@healthcaredirect.ie

Alternatively contact our office on 1850-749746