Basic Grade Occupational Therapist Ref EIJB0269 | 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.  


Basic Grade Occupational Therapist Ref EIJB0269

Location: Wicklow
Contract Type: Permanent full time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Basic Grade Occupational Therapist (Full Time Permanent Contract)

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.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria: 

• A recognised validated university degree or diploma or an equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy.
• Be registered with CORÚ

Desirable Criteria:

• Experience of working with children.
• Post graduate occupational therapy experience of working with children.
• One year full time post qualification experience working as an occupational therapist.

(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.

To apply please download job description, person specification and applications form below and forward completed application form to Christina Golden, Centre Administrator, Enable Ireland Wicklow Services, Marino Centre, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow; email –

Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 12th June 2019
Interview date: Monday 24th June 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 to change this prior to appointment.

Basic Grade OT Ref EIJB0269

2019.05.08 Basic Grade OT Job Description

2019.05.08 Basic Grade OT Person Specification

Employment Application Form Word Version