Occupational Therapist

Are you a Senior Occupational Therapist looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, dynamic Child and Adolescent disability team 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Occupational Therapist with a Positive, energetic and forward-thinking attitude to join a CAMHS team in Portlaoise.

Medforce Recruitment are recruiting a Senior Occupational Therapist to join a wonderful CAMHS team in Portlaoise.

The Successful CAMHS OT will be an active member of the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) in the community CAMHS Team.  There is a significant focus on the use of occupation-based interventions, individually and in groups, to support the recovery of children/adolescents in CAMHS.

The Senior OT will carry a case load and will complete occupational therapy assessments & interventions looking at the impact of the young person’s moderate to severe mental health difficulty on their occupational performance. As part of the MDT, the OT will be an active member in the weekly team meetings and contribute to the Individual Care Plan and discharge planning. As part of the MDT, the OT will complete some generic mental health work, such as intake assessment and Key working duties, this will be initially closely supervised and dependent on the individual therapists measured ability and experience to date.

The CAMHS MDT considers Occupational Therapy as key members of the team and are included in evidence based CPD opportunities and detailed complex case discussions.

The Senior OT will be supported and guided by an experienced CAMHS OT manager who will provide supervision. Senior therapists will also provide supervision to staff grade therapists (depending on experience) Opportunity for peer supervision is also available. There are opportunities for departmental learning during the monthly OT meetings, where service development is strongly encouraged.

The Senior Occupational Therapist will:


Salary range €59,478-€70,033 per annum plus excellent benefits, 27 days paid holidays and much more.



To discuss this role in detail please contact John Reid jreid@medforce.ie


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