Occupational Therapy Assistant

Are you a Compassionate, highly motivated individual with a QQI Level 5 in Health Service Skills?

If you are eager to make a difference to the lives of adults with mental health, please contact me.

Medforce Recruitment are recruiting enthusiastic, forward thinking Occupational Therapy Assistant on behalf of adult mental health teams in South Dublin and Wicklow. We have vacancies in Clonskeagh, Wicklow town and South Dublin.

The purpose of this role: You will work alongside the Occupational Therapist (OT) in developing and providing holistic, client-cantered treatment plans to service users in a wide range of settings such as rehab, mental health, or geriatrics. An important team member, they provide assistance to those who, as a result of a disability, illness or injury, require support in performing meaningful occupations or activities of daily living (ADLs). Under the direction and supervision of the OT, some duties of the OTA include facilitating therapeutic interventions for e.g. guiding service users in how to use assistive equipment that can make daily activities easier for them and enhance their quality of life.

Important administrative duties of the OTA include contributing to team meetings, documenting a patients treatment progress as well as maintaining office treatment areas, equipment, and supplies.

Successful candidates will be: Committed, Motivated, Enthusiastic, Passionate and Caring. You will be eager to develop their skills and experience in the area of mental health.

Reporting: The Occupational Therapy Assistant will report to the Occupational Therapist Manager through the line management structure / work under the supervision and direction of a nominated Supervisor as appropriate to the site.

Role:This is a fulltime, permanent position, working Monday -Friday, 35hour working week.

Salary: €37,378- €40,738 per annum

The Occupational Therapy Assistant will:

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The Candidate:

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Charlene Cooke is a strategic, highly enthusiastic leader with a wealth of experience supplying Allied Health and Social Care professionals across acute hospitals, community, primary care facilities, mental health services, disability services, social care organisations within the Public and Private sector across Ireland.

To discuss this role in detail please contact Charlene Cooke by Phone: 085-8768218 or email a copy of your CV to ccooke@medforce.ie

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