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St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services

Occupational Therapist

St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services

  • Dublin City Centre / Dublin North / Dublin South
  • Not disclosed
  • Contract
  • Updated 27/11/2012
  • Siobhan McHugh
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Applications are now invited for the following position:   Occupational Therapist (Basic

 


Applications are now invited for the following position:
 

Occupational Therapist (Basic Grade)
(fixed term)


Applicants for this position must:

• Hold a qualification in Occupational Therapy recognised by WFOT

• Be eligible for validation by the Department of Health & Children

• Experience of working in a mental health or related setting and as part of a multidisciplinary

team.


Informal enquiries only to:

Mr. Enda Larkin, Senior Occupational Therapist

Tel: (01) 2493696

Email: elarkin@stpatsmail.com                   (APPLICATIONS SHOULD NOT BE MADE TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS)




Applications in the form of covering letter and Curriculum Vitae, should be uploaded as one document below by 5pm on Tuesday 27th November 2012.



Please Note: Please do not reapply if you have previously applied for the 0.4 WTE Occupational Therapist (basic grade)- your application will be considered for the 1.0 Full Time position as well


Short Listing will apply.  A panel will be formed from which future positions may be filled.

St. Patrick’s University Hospital is an equal opportunities employer

 

JOB DESCRIPTION


Job Title: Occupational Therapist, Basic Grade (fixed term)

Reporting to: Occupational Therapy Manager

Place of Work: St. Patrick’s University Hospital, James’s Street, Dublin 8, incorporating St Edmundsbury Hospital, Lucan, the Dean Clinics and other services operated by St. Patrick’s University Hospital  

Main Purpose of Job: The Occupational Therapist will be responsible for the provision of a high quality person-centred Occupational Therapy and will carry out clinical and educational duties as assigned by the Senior Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapist Manager

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, with additional hours possibly required from time to time

Duties: The duties of the Occupational Therapist Basic Grade are outlined below.  In carrying out all duties, the Occupational Therapist should ensure that all Health & Safety policies, Hospital procedures and legislative requirements are met at all times.  


Professional / Clinical

The Occupational Therapist will:

• Be responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and review of treatment / intervention programmes for service users

• Manage own caseload in accordance with the needs of the post

• Collaborate with service users, family, carers and other staff in treatment / intervention planning and in the provision of support and advice

• Plan discharge or transition of the service user between services as appropriate

• Document all assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, reports and discharge summaries in accordance with department and hospital policy

• Communicate verbally and / or in writing results of assessments, treatment / intervention programmes and recommendations to the team and relevant others in accordance with departmental policy 

• Participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team, communicating and working in co-operation with other team members

• Attend clinics, review meetings, team meetings, case conferences, ward rounds etc. as designated by Senior Occupational Therapist / Occupational Therapist Manager

• Arrange and carry out duties in a timely manner

• Maintain quality standards of practice and participate in quality assurance and clinical audit as appropriate

• Seek advice and assistance from his / her supervisor / manager with any assigned cases or issues that prove to be beyond the scope of his / her professional competence in line with principles of best practice and clinical governance

• Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation

• Operate within the scope of Irish Occupational Therapy practice and in accordance with hospital policy



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Ref: 807161
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