November 20, 2020

We are currently seeking a Staff Grade Physiotherapist to join our team in county Galway, initially on a part-time basis with potential to increase hours based on candidate availability and caseload growth. As a growing company this is an exciting time within the business with excellent opportunities for those joining us.

This specific role involves the provisional of Physiotherapy sessional services across residential care settings in County Galway. HealthcareDirect have a skilled 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 as well as Occupational Health services to employees of companies and organisations right across Ireland. We provide patient centred quality care in a wide range of settings including nursing and residential care settings, community hospitals, acute inpatient wards, specialist care centres, private company premises and also private sessions in patients’ homes. As such, we see a broad and diverse range of clinical presentations.

Working as a Physiotherapist in our team will involve:

Completing thorough and detailed assessment, using appropriate clinical techniques and equipment

-Recording information in line with ISCP and CORU guidelines and client local policies and procedures

-Delivering evidence based intervention / treatment to all patients

-Providing appropriate advice based on the patient’s medical, social and cultural circumstances

-Formulating and delivering individual physiotherapy treatment programmes and group exercise/education programmes using clinical assessment and reasoning skills

-Developing treatment plans / goals, assisting and enabling patients to achieve their treatment goals and targets

-Maintaining accurate, comprehensive, contemporaneous patient records in line with CORU codes and standards of practice

The post holder will require the following:

-ISCP membership and CORU Registration

-Professional Indemnity Insurance

-A broad range of under-graduate clinical experience with Elderly care being desirable but not essential

-Strong written and verbal skills

-Will require own transport, clean driver’s license and a Smart Phone

Hours of Work:

-Typically in blocks of 3 hours 10.00-13.00 and 14.00-17.00 Monday to Friday

HealthcareDirect fully believes in supporting its staff members, and has supported a number of employees through further development courses. The post-holder would benefit from:

-Specialist mentoring and support from our dedicated and approachable 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 Health, intermediate care, reablement projects and orthopaedic teams

Please contact HealthcareDirect on 1850-749746 or email info@healthcaredirect.ie