Senior Grade – Occupational Therapist

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Job description

Role Senior Grade – Occupational Therapist

Duration of Post Full Time Permanent

Location Dublin South, Kildare and West Wicklow (CHO7)

The Children’s Disability Network Team Lead Agencies incorporating CRC, Enable Ireland, the HSE, Kare and Stewarts Care have joined together as a Consortium for the CHO7 area to recruit for a number of Healthcare Professionals.

Children’s Disability Network Teams are inter-disciplinary teams of Healthcare Professionals who work with children and young people (0-18 years) with complex needs, providing a Family Centred service as close to the child/young person’s home as possible.

The Job Purpose is work as a Senior Grade Occupational Therapist in line with team service plans and objectives and within established professional standards, guidelines and policy. In addition you will support assessment and interventions in line with principles of Children’s Disability Network Teams.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide professional supervision to staff grade Occupational Therapist on the team
  • Facilitate the placement of and supervise student Occupational Therapist
  • Be responsible for managing own caseload and for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of treatment programs for service users according to service
  • Document all assessments, intervention plans, progress notes, and reports in accordance with professional standards
  • Collaborate with children and their families to identify
  • Undertake a key worker/key contact role as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy Studies or equivalent
  • Membership or eligibility for membership of the Irish Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Minimum of three years satisfactory post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and command of English
  • Provide proof of Statutory Registration on the Occupational Therapists Register maintained by the Occupational Therapists Registration Board at CORU or eligible for
  • Maintain annual registration on the appropriate register at


  • Pension scheme
  • Annual leave of 30 days per year
  • 35-hour workweek
  • Relocation package available (if applicable)

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