Senior Occupational Therapist

Apply now

Job description

Senior Occupational Therapist

Allied Health Careers is working with a well-established organization that provides acute and specialist mental health and nursing home services in Dublin. As a Senior Occupational Therapist you will be responsible for delivering an integrated expert service consisting of a mixture of physical, sensory and cognitive interventions to meet the Occupational Therapy needs of residents within the service.

Full-Time Permanent

Location: North Dublin

Salary: starting at € 58,000 per year

8 hour shift * Day shift * Monday to Friday

The Role:

  • Demonstrate sound clinical reasoning based on experience and clinical expertise in the care of the elderly and dementia service areas.
  • Represent the Occupational Therapy profession and promote the profile of occupational therapy within ACC (Alzheimer’s Care Centre) services throughout the organisation.
  • Use advanced prioritisation and planning skills to ensure residents are placed on the appropriate pathway and the timely completion of onward referrals to other services.
  • Specialist knowledge and expertise in Dementia care and ability to conduct a range of standardised and non-standardised assessments and interventions in line with evidence-based practice, including functional assessment, falls assessment and prevention measures, objective activities of daily living assessment, manual handling advice, cognitive screen, hand assessment and splint recommendation, seating and wheelchair assessment and provision, feeding aid assessment and recommendation, sensory profile, environment assessment and recommendations.
  • Promote and foster effective cross discipline communications and evaluation processes with MDT colleagues, advocating shared discharge planning for optimal resident intervention.
  • Lead senior clinical decision-making processes within the ACC.

The Person:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy or an equivalent World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) recognised qualification.
  • Be fully registered with CORU.
  • Be a member of AOTI.
  • Minimum 4 years post qualification experience.
  • Previous experience operating at a Senior Occupational Therapist level is desirable.
  • Excellent skills in assessment of posture and seating.
  • Experience in care of the elderly.

The Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pharmacy discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health insurance plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted rate for Gym facility
  • Subsidised staff canteen
  • Pension and personal retirement saving scheme – after probation
  • On-going staff development and training
  • Generous sick pay – after 1 year of employment
  • Free parking

If you are interested in hearing more about this role, please feel free to reach out to Clarissa so we can have a conversation about your availability and expectations:

086 781

Apply now

* Required

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 8 MB.
Our company is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in our capacity as Data Controller, we strictly abide by GDPR when processing personal data. By continuing you agree to our Privacy Policy and Data Retention Policy

View all jobs