OT - Part Time - Dublin - HealthcareDirect

Job Ref.No: 
12953
Publish Date: 
13/02/2020 - 00:00 to 14/03/2020 - 00:00
Location: 
Classification: 
Contract Type: 
Permanent Part Time
Salary Min: 
1
Salary Max: 
1

                                                   Part Time, Occupational Therapist, HealthcareDirect - Dublin

HealthcareDirect are currently looking to employ a Part Time Occupational Therapist to join our team in Dublin. You will work in the community setting. You will work in a fully supported environment lead by our OT Clinical Manager and be given the opportunity to work autonomously in the private healthcare sector.

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.

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
  • People Moving & Handling certificate – valid/in date prior to commencement in the role
  • Access to a smart phone

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)