Physiotherapist

Location Tullamore
Job-type Temporary
Salary €36296 - €51926 per annum
Reference J335056


Locum Physio position available


THE OPPORTUNITY:
Locum Paediatric & Primary Care Physiotherapist - Tullamore, Offaly

ASAP start, 3-month contract initially, 4-day week


THE BACKGROUND:

At TTM Healthcare we are proud to have partnered with the Riverside Centre in Tullamore.

They have an available opportunity for a Physiotherapist to work a mixed caseload of Paediatric Disability (0-18) and Primary Care cases.

The successful candidate will work as part of an MDT that provides services to 0-18-year-old children within a clinic, pre-school and special school setting. The successful candidate will also work in partnership with families within a family focused model. The workload involves home visits to children's family homes as part of therapy provision, within Covid-19 guidelines.

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


THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The overall responsibility within this role will be to

• Examine and diagnose the service user's physical condition, drawing up and implementing recommendations and treatment programmes, as appropriate.
• Monitor and assess the service user's progress and make adjustments as necessary to the recommendations and treatment programmes.
• Maintain comprehensive records of service users's assessment, interventions carried out and communications relating to service users.
• Maintain detailed records and submit records or other statistical information relating to physiotherapy or service users, as required.
• Liaise with other disciplines in relation to the service user's needs.
• Provide on-going support, information and assistance to families and carers in carrying out physiotherapy recommendations with service users.
• Advise on footwear, orthotics and other appliances which are most suitable for the service users, where appropriate.
• Review prescribed footwear, orthotics and appliances regularly and arrange repair or replacement, as necessary.
• Strive to improve the posture and mobility of the service user and ensure that each person has every opportunity to achieve his/her full physical potential.
• Treat the service user after injury or surgery and if necessary liaise with other agencies or hospitals.
• Assess and treat service users with respiratory needs, as appropriate.
• Maintain high standard of infection control at all times.
• Report any accidents and complaints immediately and provide follow-up forms and information as required.


THE REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for the role, you will need:

• A recognised qualification as a Physiotherapist.
• Full CORU registration.
• Ability to adapt to changing work environment.
• Professional approach to work
• Flexibility in work practice
• Experience and interest in working with children with Intellectual Disability desirable
• Experience of working with children and an interest in Neuro rehab.
• Knowledge of Paediatric MSK conditions and normal child development is an advantage.
• 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.

THE REWARDS:
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

THE DETAILS:
Location:Tullamore, Offaly
Job-Type:Temporary
Salary:€36, 296 - €51,926 per annum


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer

THE CONTACT:

Katelyn 065 686 9300 (ext. 106)






TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.