As of 31 October 2015, to practice as a Radiographer or Radiation Therapist in Ireland after you must be registered with CORU.
CORU is the body responsible for the statutory regulation of the health and social care professions. CORU Registration is designed to protect the public by fostering high standards of professional conduct, education, training and competence among Radiographers.
Radiographer’ and ‘Radiation Therapist’ are protected professional titles in the Republic of Ireland. If you work using a protected title without registering, you may be prosecuted.
If convicted, you can be fined up to €5,000; imprisoned for up to six months, or both. As if that wasn’t enough, registration may be a condition of your contract of employment and there could be implications for your professional indemnity insurance.
Those commencing their career in Radiography or Radiation Therapy in the Republic of Ireland for the first time
An existing practitioner is defined as a person who has been engaged in the practice of Radiography or Radiation Therapy in the Republic of Ireland for the equivalent of two years full time between 31 October 2008 and 31 October 2013.
Professionals who trained overseas must apply to CORU to have their qualification recognised. Details of that process can be found here.
Online: create a user account on the CORU website and fill out your personal details along with details of your qualifications, career history and professional membership. You can also pay the €100 registration fee online.
Offline: at the end of the online process, you must print out additional forms including an application cover page, Garda vetting form, statutory declaration and, if relevant, proof of professional practice. These must be returned to CORU along with certified copies of any required supporting documents.
Certified Copies: you must submit certified copies of certain documents such as proof of identity and qualifications to CORU. A full list of required documents can be accessed in the Registration Guidance Notes.
To certify a copy you must bring the original and copy of the document in question to a Solicitor, Commissioner for Oaths, Peace Commissioner or Notary Public. To certify that the documents you submit are true copies of the originals, the Solicitor or other nominated person must include their stamp on the copies or their signature along with their full name and address in block capitals. Qualification certificates are an exception- they can be certified by the university or educational institution where you achieved them.
Submitting your documents: your registration application will not be processed until CORU has received all of your supporting documents. All documents must be submitted within 30 days of completing your online application or your case will be deemed closed. If you miss the 30 day deadline, you will have to apply online again and pay your application fee for the second time.
If you have applied for a radiography opportunity with TTM Healthcare and are unsure of the CORU registration requirements, please contact TTM Healthcare by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 00 353 (0)1 513 4908. The team will be happy to assist you.
TTM Healthcare are delighted to announce the addition of a new Manchester office to our network of UK offices, which was officially opened by Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. on the 20th of April 2018. This new office forms part of our three year multi-million-euro capital investment to deliver on our ambition to become the largest provider of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the UK. The Manchester office will employ a team of fifteen and build on our existing London presence, which currently manages the placement of one in five nurses recruited to the NHS from overseas. We are already on target to exceed €100 million in revenues for the first time in 2018 and the new Manchester office is part of our broader expansion plans to double our revenues and team within five years. These plans extend beyond our traditional healthcare staffing business to our Resilience Care division, which operates care facilities that provides outreach, respite and residential services for children and adults with disabilities, along with home-based services for those with complex medical needs. TTM Healthcare is an Enterprise Ireland supported company, with the official opening forming part of a trade mission to Manchester, aiming to reaffirm Ireland’s important trading relationship with the UK. Speaking at the opening, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. said: “It is always with a great sense of pride that I hear of Irish businesses expanding internationally, so I am particularly pleased to see at first hand the progress that TTM Healthcare is making. Historically, Ireland was known for the quality of healthcare professionals we trained in Ireland but who developed great careers in the UK. With TTM Healthcare, we’re seeing the Irish continuing with a spirit of excellence in healthcare, this time by providing multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals to a range of healthcare providers across the UK.” Paula McDonnell, Managing Director of TTM Healthcare said: “Opening a new Manchester office marks the latest expansion of our international business adding to our existing presence in London and other markets such as Northern Ireland and the Middle East. By having a presence in Manchester it will support the delivery of ambitious plans to be a best-in-class provider of staffing, complex care and disability solutions to organisations and service users right across Europe.” Pat Breen T.D., Minister for Trade, Enterprise and Business said: “TTM Healthcare is a very valued member of the enterprise community in County Clare and it is wonderful to see them developing their international presence. They have been enormously successful to date and I am confident they will achieve the very ambitious targets they have set for themselves. I wish them well for their operations in Manchester.” Marina Donohoe, Enterprise Ireland’s Director of the UK and Northern Europe, said: “There are significant business and partnership opportunities for Irish companies in the UK and particularly so within the Northern Powerhouse region, including Manchester; a dynamic region which is now growing faster than London. TTM Healthcare has achieved outstanding growth in the UK market, and the opening of its Manchester office illustrates that the UK also presents Irish companies with an opportunity to achieve scale. By achieving scale and strong reference customers in the UK, this provides companies with the experience and resource to diversify into other markets.”
TTM Healthcare are delighted to have picked up the award for the UK’s Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year at the 2017 Recruitment International Awards in London. The award was announced at a gala awards ceremony in London where the UK’s leading recruitment professionals gathered. This accolade recognises TTM’s award winning service to our clients and candidates which is reflected in our 95% client and 93% candidate retention rates. It also acknowledges our expert knowledge in the industry and our unique offering to our clients with innovative recruitment solutions. Commenting on the win, TTM CEO Brian Crowley said: “as a specialist healthcare recruiter, we are critically aware of our clients’ requirements for short-term, ground-breaking solutions as international healthcare recruitment continues to be a pressing need in the current geo-political landscape. This requires us to continually innovate, keeping our gaze forward so that we can continue to provide direct channels to leading healthcare roles for our candidates, and cultivate the finest talent pools from which our clients can choose.” Discover The Possibilities Explore how TTM Healthcare’s award-winning services can meet your recruitment needs: Call us on 020 7100 3232 or E-mail email@example.com Company Bio TTM Healthcare is a specialist health and care recruitment company established in 2002. Now recruiting highly skilled medical professionals from all over the world, TTM has offices in London and Preston, as well as Ireland. A leading framework supplier to the National Health Service, TTM Healthcare was the ‘UK Recruitment Agency of the Year’ finalist (Recruiter Awards 2015), Public Sector Agency of the Year (Recruiter Awards 2016), and Professional Services Agency of the Year (Recruiter Awards 2016 & 2017). We are also proud to be recognised as a Recruitment International Top 500 company.
The TTM family were thrilled to present local children charity, The Clare Crusaders, with our fundraising cheque of close to €4,000 at our Ennis HQ earlier this week! We chose this fantastic local organisation as our Charity of the Year in recognition of the essential services it provides to young children with autism and cerebral palsy. Founded in 2007, it provides free therapy and specialist treatment to over 350 children with special needs in Co. Clare but receives no state funding, so it relies on fundraising efforts to keep the service going at a cost of over €250,000 each year. Our teams get creative Our teams outdid themselves this year, holding a number of special events throughout the year to raise vital funds, including: A Euro 2016 Sweepstake A sponsored 'Cycle the Mississippi River' challenge Halloween costume & Christmas Jumper competitions A Pancake Tuesday sale Random Acts of Kindness Day Brian Crowley, CEO of TTM Healthcare said: “We’re thrilled to be able to present our neighbouring charity, The Clare Crusaders, with this year’s team fundraising efforts. The staff worked tirelessly to keep the momentum going as we share the charity’s vision in enhancing the lives of people with disabilities and we are proud to support the vital services they provide to our local community here in Ennis. We wish the charity continued success in 2017 and beyond.” TTM in the community For more information on TTM Healthcare's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, call us on 1890 88 20 66 or email firstname.lastname@example.org