Staff Occupational Therapist

Staff Occupational Therapist

Medforce are in partnership with a Care Home based in North Dublin who provide care to the elderly are seeking Senior Grade Occupatioanl Therapists to join their Team.

They are currently recruiting two staff grade OT positions for their newly developed mental health rotation.

1)     Specialised Rehabilitation Unit (21 beds across 2 units)

Specialist Rehabilitation Service is a national tertiary referral service for persons who experience treatment resistant psychosis and have spent prolonged periods of time in inpatient care.  The service focuses on psychiatric rehabilitation and personal recovery supporting the service users to achieve meaningful personal goals in terms of connecting with their communities, families, and occupation with the aim of “living well” with their mental health distress.

2)     Acute Inpatient (PLL) (opening March 2024, 14 beds)

Community dwelling older adults acute admission to support treatment for MH conditions & onward community liaison & referrals. The post will involve facilitation of groups, 1:1 assessment & intervention as well as family supports.

3)     Long Stay Mental Health (3 units, 60 beds)

Older adults with chronic & enduring MH with comorbid physical health disorders & Dementia syndromes. This post requires assessment for non-pharmacological interventions for this population; group delivery & facilitation, 1:1 engagement. Interdisciplinary working as required i.e. music therapy, art therapy & physiotherapy. This post will be supported by an OT Assistant.

These posts form part of a wider rotation with opportunities to experience services into Acute Adult Inpatients, Day Hospital and Home Based Treatment Services across my clients Healthcare Mental Health Services. Rotational opportunities occur every 9 months and are organised flexibly, taking into account post holders preferences. Please note that the Staff Grade occupational therapist may be required to work in different service areas within Healthcare and to provide cross cover when required.

Why choose my client?

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Professional / Clinical

Education and Training

Quality & Governance

The above Job Specification is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.

Qualifications

Essential

Desirable

Experience

Essential

Should this role be of interest please click apply or message John Reid – jreid@medforce.ie

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