Senior Occupational Therapist

Location Dublin
Job-type Permanent
Salary €53074 - €62493 per annum
Reference 93292
TTM Healthcare are currently working with one of Ireland’s leading Children’s Disability Services in the search of a Senior Occupational Therapist in the Dublin Area

This Senior Occupational Therapy post is being recruited for a caseload of children with moderate intellectual disabilities, complex sensory and physical needs. The successful candidate is required to work as part of MDT teams that provides services to 6-18-year-olds school children who attend schools mainly in North West Dublin Catchment Area.

The candidate is also required to work in partnership with families within a family focused model.
The job requires extensive school visits and home visits in different locations, therefore own car is essential.

Essential Requirements:

• BSc in Occupational Therapy or an equivalent CORU registered Occupational Therapy qualification.
• Full Clean Driving Licence with use of a car
• Applicants should possess Level 2 behavioural competencies of DOCDSS competency framework as set out in the job descriptions.

Requirements:

• Must be registered with CORU
• Have at least three year post graduate experience working with children with complex needs.
• Experience in sensory processing/integration, posture management. Ideally post graduate training in sensory processing/sensory based interventions.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant approaches used when working with children with intellectual disabilities.
• Have an interest in the development of student and staff grade supervision skills
• Have excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and effective caseload management skills.
• You must possess good planning, organisation and effective time management skills together with the ability to work on their own initiative.

This is a Fixed Term Mat Leave Contract – 12mts

Benefits:

• Welcoming, supportive, open environment
• Leader in disability support services
• Career progression opportunities
• Professional development
• Free on-site car parking
• Free EAP programme open to all staff and their families
• Health Service Credit Union scheme
• Public sector pension scheme
• Maternity and sick pay scheme
• Mission focussed organisation

To hear more about this role, please call Roisin on 01-5134908 or apply today



TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.