Occupational Therapist

Location Cork
Job-type Permanent
Salary €37000 - €64000 per annum
Reference J345921
Date Published about 1 month ago
TTM Healthcare have an opening for either Staff or Senior grade Occuaptional Therapist for a service based between Cork and Kerry.

Essential Skillsets for OT:
-Have a minimum of 3 years ( for senior OT) or 1 year ( for basic Grade OT) post-qualification experience working as an Occupational Therapist to include a minimum of 6 months experience working as an Occupational Therapist within the field of Intellectual Disability / Physical Disability/Paediatrics/Autism
-CORU registration.
-Seating and Posture Management assessment and intervention.
-Sensory Processing assessment and intervention.
-Demonstrate developed professional reasoning with a clear understanding of the role of the occupational therapist working within the disability sector with children with a range of physical, sensory, learning and developmental needs.
-To be competent in holistic assessment and interventions for children and young people with complex needs e.g. ASD, PWS, Angelman Syndrome, CP, Intellectual disabilities.
-To have an awareness of restrictive practice and positive risk assessment.
-Ability to assess the occupational performance needs of children and young people with complex needs.
-Ability to plan and adjust intervention plans to meet the needs of children with physical, intellectual and/or sensory disabilities.
-Ability to take responsibility for planning and managing an independent workload with competing demands.
-Have experience of working within a community setting with children and young people with a range of physical, cognitive and emotional needs.
-Experience working as part of team including inter-disciplinary assessment and intervention.
-Experience and interest in sensory integration.
-Ability to train support workers in sensory integration and provide consultation on the development of sensory rooms.
-A car owner and full driver's licence

If you think you woudl be interested in this position please Apply Now or call Ruth on 01 5134908

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.