Occupational Therapy Manager
Dublin North

Our client a Hospital based in North Dublin wishes to recruit an Occupational Therapy Manager. You will be responsible for the provision of a high quality Occupational Therapy service and will carry out clinical and educational duties as required.

The Occupational Therapy Department provides a service to the following clinical specialties including, Acute Medical Care, Older Persons, General Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology, Ophthalmology, Oncology and Palliative Care, Hand Therapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
* Professional / Clinical
* Education and Training
* Health & Safety
* Administrative

Essential Qualifications
* BSc (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent recognized and CORU validated qualification in Occupational Therapy.
* Minimum 5 years’ satisfactory post qualification experience in Oncology & Palliative care, Elderly Care, Rheumatology, Hand Therapy, Acute Medical Care in an acute hospital setting of which at least 2 years should be as Senior Occupational Therapist.

Essential Experience
* Experience in an acute setting or within the specialities outlined above.
* Evidence of the ability to achieve results through effective collaboration in a complex environment
* Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Essential Skills
* Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, patients and relatives.
* Have a high capacity for responsibility and individual initiative.
* Demonstrate adaptability to the rapid changes taking place in the health services.
* Have the ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively.
* Have the ability to exercise sound judgement when faced with conflicting pressure.
* Have the ability to manage and lead a working group.
* Have the ability to implement and interpret procedures and policies.
* Be energetic and enthusiastic and have the ability to work under pressure.
* Show empathy and compassion.
* Be a team player who works well with colleagues from different backgrounds, professions and disciplines.

Excellent salary & benefits on offer for the right candidate.
For full job spec please call Maria O’ Dwyer today on 087 2951493 or email md@headhuntinternational.com

Key words: Occupational, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Manager, Hospital, Dublin

Employment Type
€75000 - €90000 per annum + excellent Hospital plus benefits
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