Staff Grade Occupational Therapist

Medforce are delighted to have partnered with Irelands newest private hospital group, uniting three respected modern hospitals and a diagnostic clinic. Our client is conveniently located in South Co. Dublin, Galway and Limerick Clinics who offer patients quick and easy access to world-class clinical care and world-class comfort. We are seeking Staff Grade Occupational Therapists on a permanent, Temporary and Fixed-Term basis.

Job Purpose:
-Provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.
-Develop and promotion of high standards of clinical practice and skills in the area of specialty.
-Work with the Head of Physiotherapy and Head of Occupational Therapy in developing a quality Occupational Therapy service within the hospital.
-Contributing to a structure process for education of colleagues, post-graduates and other health professionals.
-Involvement in audit activities.
-Act as an information resource for colleagues locally, regionally or nationally.
-Personally and professionally you are accountable to the patient. You are personally accountable for your own actions at all times.

Essential Criteria:

-Candidates must hold a qualification recognised by the Occupational Therapists Registration Board at CORU;

– Bachelor in Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Dublin awarded to graduates on successful completion of the four year University of Dublin pathway/programme to this award. OR

-Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Occupational Therapy from the University of Dublin OR

-Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from University College Cork. OR

-Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the National University of Ireland, Galway. OR

– Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (Professional Qualification) from the University of Limerick OR

– Diploma of the College of Occupational Therapy

-Candidates must have at least 3 years clinical experience working with the adult population in an acute hospital setting.

-Evidence of personal professional development.

Professional Responsibilities:

-Deliver an effective and efficient Inpatient Occupational Therapy Service based on assessment of needs.
-Administer the highest quality of service by identifying and implementing operational procedures in line with best practice standards.
-Keep abreast with new developments, skills and technology in Blackrock Clinic, to ensure continuing competence in the job.
-Provide care with minimal supervision in a timely accurate and safe manner.
-Maintain a safe environment for patients, visitors and colleagues.
-Advocate as necessary for the patients, respecting their dignity and confidentiality.
-Function effectively in an emergency situation.
-Adapt to changing workloads.
-Evaluate and update care plans appropriately.
-Evaluate personal practice as compared to standards of care and know own ability and competence.
-Participate in quality assurance by assisting to identify recurrent problems and co-operate in data collection and problem solving.
-You must comply with all hospital policys in relation to Infection Prevention and Control. Every employee has a responsibility to know how to reduce infection in their role.

This job description indicates the main responsibilities of the post and is subject to periodic revision and amendment with the post holder.


-HSE Pay Scale

-35 hour week

-Full-Time, Part-Time and Locum contracts available

-Employee Assistance Programme

-Generous Annual Leave

Please contact: with your CV and CORU registration to apply.



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