2019.03.14 Occupational Therapist - EIJB0244 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 7,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


2019.03.14 Occupational Therapist - EIJB0244

Location: Wicklow
Contract Type: Permanent full time


We have an exciting opportunity for:

2 x Staff Grade Occupational Therapists (Full Time Permanent Contracts)

The Role:  The purpose of the role is to work as an occupational therapist within the inter/transdisciplinary team providing services to children and families within the region, to include clinical assessments, interventions and ongoing service delivery.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload, both assessment and interventions, in line with evidence based practice maintaining professional standards.  See Job Description for full details.

Essential Qualifications & Experience: 
• A recognised validated university degree or diploma or an equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy.
• Be registered with CORÚ

Desirable Criteria:
• Occupational therapy experience of working with children.
• One year full time post qualification experience working as an occupational therapist.
• Occupational therapy experience of working with children with a disability in a community setting.
• Relevant post graduate experience/training in one or more of the following - Neuro Development Therapy; Postural Management; Upper Limb Intervention; Sensory Integration; Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment & Intervention

(In the event of a high volume of applicants, we may apply the Desirable Criteria)

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.  Please download a copy of the application form, job description and person specification and forward completed application form by email to cgolden@enableireland.ie or by post to Christina Golden, Centre Administrator, Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th March 2019 at 12.00 noon
Interview date: Week beginning 8th April 2019
(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position.  Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right

Related Resources

2019.03.14 Occupational Therapist Job Description - EIJB0244

2019.03.14 Occupational Therapist Person Specification- EIJB0244

Employment Application Form Word Version