Senior Occupational Therapist (CAMHS)

Do you want to feel valued, supported and part of a Dynamic and Diverse team?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic, forward thinking and deeply passionate about CAMHS.

Medforce Recruitment are recruiting an Enthusiastic Compassionate, Forward-thinking Senior Grade Occupational Therapist to join its CAMHS team in Drogheda or Navan.

We have vacancies in Drogheda and Navan. You will join a friendly, strong and supportive team with excellent structures and supervision.

This is an exciting time for a Highly Motivated Senior Occupational Therapist to join a friendly, supportive well established CAMHS team in the Louth/Meath area..

Your clinical work will involve taking a lead on working with service users with severe/complex mental health needs, using occupationally focussed evidence-based assessment and skills to provide therapeutic interventions. You will work alongside a supportive multi-disciplinary team of therapists and you will have regular support from the Occupational Therapy Manager.

The Occupational Therapy service currently consists of a very supportive, hands-on Occupational Therapy Manager, 33 Occupational Therapists as well as Occupational Therapy Assistants working across the community.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) The Senior Occupational Therapist will work as part of a creative and recovery focused occupational therapy department with an OT Manager, Clinical Specialist, Senior OTs and Staff Grade OTs across Louth, Meath area. The CAMHS Service consists of a couple of community teams. There are opportunities across these teams for peer supervision and departmental learning. The OT will carry a complex caseload and will complete occupational therapy specific assessment & intervention 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 complete some generic mental health work, such as initial intake assessments, and will hold a key working role. The OT will be responsible for supervision of a staff grade Occupational Therapist and development of the Occupational Therapy Service within their designated team. She/he will also work as a team member of the Occupational Therapy Service for Louth, Meath CAMHS Service.


This is a Specified Purpose contract for 1-year, fulltime role, Monday-Friday, 35 hour working week. An opportunity to interview for a permanent role will offered to you during your contract.

Salary range €58,599 -€68,988 per annum plus excellent HSE benefits. There will be opportunities and support for Continuing Professional Development and Career progression.



Charlene is a strategic, highly enthusiastic leader with a wealth of experience recruiting Senior Healthcare Professionals, Allied Health and Social Care Professionals across Acute Hospitals, Community Teams, Primary Care, Mental health services, Disability services and social care organisations within the Public and Private Organisations across Ireland.

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



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