Senior Physiotherapist Ref EIJB0403 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 8,500 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.  


Senior Physiotherapist Ref EIJB0403

Contract Type: Permanent part time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist x 2 days per week (0.4 WTE), working with adults with disabilities in the CHO7 area.

The Role:  To develop a programme within the service which will best suit the needs of  individual Service Users. This will include responsibility for ongoing assessment and intervention with individual Adult Service Users providing support, training and advice on handling skills, mobility, positioning and postural management to Service users and their families and carers.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria:

• A recognised validated University Degree or Diploma or an equivalent qualification in physiotherapy.
• 3 years recent relevant post qualification experience.
• Minimum 1 year post qualification experience of working with adults with a range of disabilities.
• Registered with CORU
• Be eligible for membership or be a member of the ISCP. 
• Evidence of relevant CPD.

Desirable Criteria:

• 2 years experience with children or adults with a primary physical disability
• Experience of multidisciplinary team working.
• Experience of supervising students/therapy assistants/support staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

 Demonstrates sufficient clinical skills in assessment intervention and diagnostics to meet the specific needs of the relevant caseload
 Collaborate skillfully with the service users and other stakeholders while working in partnership with the service user’s parent/family/carer to identify goals, including complex situations.
 Ensures that professional standards are adhered to according to the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Please refer to Job Description for full list of Duties and Responsibilities.

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 person specification, job description and application form below and forward completed application to 
Alternatively please contact us by phone (046-9029845) or email to obtain an application form and details on how to apply. 
Closing date for applications:  12 noon, 11th December, 2019
Interview date:   17th December 2019

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)
*A panel may be formed for similar vacancies in the North East, Dublin South West, Kildare West Wicklow area, that may arise within the next year.

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

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Senior Physiotherapist Ref EIJB0403

2019.11.25 Senior Physio JD

2019.11.25 Senior Physio Person Specification

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