Occupational Therapist - HSE Sites

Job-type Temporary
Salary €37022 - €53002 per annum
Reference J338418
Date Published 11 months ago

Locum Occupational Therapists positions available

Locum Staff Grade Occupational Therapists - Sligo University Hospital

ASAP start, 3-month contract initially


At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with HSE Sligo University Hospital.

Sligo University Hospital provides high-quality acute healthcare to the people of Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and West Cavan. They have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Grade OT for a 3-month Locum contract initially, with scope for possible extension.

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.