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We are looking for a Senior Occupational Therapist to join a fantastic healthcare team in South Dublin 

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities in the Care of the Elderly setting –

  • Assess the case history of patients
  • Devise and carry out appropriate assessments (e.g. seating, feeding, pressure relief, meaningful activities of daily living etc) which may include advising on the use of medical aids, applying splints, etc.
  • Source medical equipment solutions as appropriate and document all recommendations
  • Assist individuals in becoming independent following physical and mental-health problems
  • Work with other health professionals such as nurses, speech therapists, physiotherapists, activity coordinators etc
  • Liaise with patients’ families and other relevant agencies

 The person should possess the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • An inquiring and creative mind
  • Problem –solving approach

 Prerequisites:

  • Experience in providing OT to the elderly population
  • Degree qualified
  • Membership of the AOTI
  • 1 years experience working as an OT in the public or private sector
  • Experience delivering formal training would be an advantage
  • Own transport required

For more information please send an up-to-date CV to Alan

Ref: 12212

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