Occupational Therapist - HSE Sites

Location Galway City
Job-type Temporary
Salary €37022 - €53002 per annum
Reference J345691
Date Published 15 days ago

Locum Occupational Therapist positions available

Locum Staff Grade Occupational Therapist - Galway

ASAP start, 3-6 month contract initially


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with HSE Galway Mental Health Services.

They have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Grade OT for a 3-6 month Locum contract initially, with scope for possible extension, to work on an MDT with Galway Mental Health and Homeless services.

If you think the position is right for you, let's talk.


The overall responsibility within this role;

• Be responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and review of treatment / intervention programmes for service users according to service standards
• Manage own caseload in accordance with the needs of the post
• Collaborate with service users, family, carers and other staff in treatment / intervention planning and in the provision of support and advice
• Plan discharge or transition of the service user between services as appropriate
• Document all assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, reports and discharge summaries in accordance with local service and professional standards
• Communicate verbally and / or in writing results of assessments, treatment / intervention programmes and recommendations to the team and relevant others in accordance with service policy
• Participate in teams as appropriate, communicating and working in co-operation with other team members
• Attend clinics, review meetings, team meetings, case conferences, ward rounds etc. as designated by Senior Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapist Manager
• Arrange and carry out duties in a timely manner within settings appropriate to service users needs and in line with local policy / guidelines
• Maintain quality standards of practice and participate in quality assurance and clinical audit as appropriate
• Seek advice and assistance from his / her supervisor / manager with any assigned cases or issues that prove to be beyond the scope of his / her professional competence in line with principles of best practice and clinical governance
• Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation
• Operate within the scope of Irish Occupational Therapy practice and in accordance with local guidelines


To be eligible for the role, you will need:

• A recognised qualification as an Occupational Therapist.
• Full CORU registration.
• Ability to adapt to changing work environment.
• Professional approach to work
• Flexibility in work practice
• Experience in working with this client group is preferable - not essential.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and effective caseload management skills.
• Good planning, organisation and effective time management skills together with the ability to work on your own initiative.

You will enjoy the following benefits:
• Market leading rates of pay
• Opportunity to work in an award-winning agency 2002-2018
• Continued personal & professional development
• The opportunity to gain additional experience working with the best employers in the market
• Access to our training department
• Exceptional trainings both internally and externally
• Flexible working hours
• Assistance and detailed review of CV content and format & interview technique if required
• Consultants with knowledge of employment procedures concerning agency workers and compliance to ensure you always receive the most up to date information

Salary:€37,022 - €53,002 per annum

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Katelyn 065 686 9300 (ext. 106)

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.