If you’re a highly motivated Occupational Therapist who wants to thrive in a high energy, person centred environment for children with disabilities, this is your calling!
Lincoln Healthcare are delighted to announce we are recruiting Dynamic, Compassionate, Empathetic and hard-working Occupational Therapist’s to join a Children’s Disability team in north west Dublin.
This role demands excellent team working, leadership and communication skills and an innovative and committed approach to providing high quality patient care.
Purpose of the Post: The successful candidate will work as part of the children disability network team (CDNT) in the delivery of services to children and young person (0-18yrs) with complex needs. The purpose of this job is to provide quality evidence based Occupational Therapy services in a family centred model and to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Role: A specified purpose contract for 2 years, full-time 35 hours, Monday-Friday with excellent training, supervision, support and CPD opportunities on offer.
- To provide a quality, evidence -based Occupational Therapy service to Children with a primary intellectual disability, secondary physical disability and/or sensory impairment, in consultation with their families, carers and staff.
- To provide an Occupational Therapy service including assessment, intervention, programme planning, monitoring, consultation and/or onward referral services, as appropriate to service users (within designated areas).
- To prioritise together with the CDNM and the Occupational Therapist Manager referrals and involvement with service users/centres in order to optimise the quality, efficacy and equity of the service provided. To maintain a waiting list when necessary.
- To assess and recommend appropriate adaptive equipment taking into account client needs, staff/carer needs, environment and available resources. Also taking into account quality of such equipment and value for money.
- To take responsibility, as required and in consultation with CDNM for the planning, development and provision of specialist Occupational Therapy services e.g. Physical conditions, Autism, , Postural Management etc.
- To contribute, support and participate in, as appropriate, the person centre planning process and/or other similar processes.
The successful candidate will have the following:
- Hold an Occupational therapy qualification recognised by the Occupational Therapy Registration Board at CORU.
- Three years experience working as an Occupational Therapist.
- At least 1 year experience working with children with disabilities.
- A full clean driving licence and use of a car is an essential requirement of this post.
- Excellent communication and listening skills
- Ability to work well within a team
- Consolidated HSE pay-scale rates plus comprehensive annual leave and pension.
- Wellness at Work – Spectrum Life Workplace Wellbeing Programme
- Continuing professional development, professional supervision, career development and support.
- The opportunity to progress your career with academic supports
- Free car parking
Charlene 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: 3531 9637070 or +353858768218or email a copy of your CV.
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