Senior Physiotherapist Mental Health, South Dublin

Full Time // South DublinSalary: €0.00 - €0.00


Senior Physiotherapist Mental Health Service, Dublin

Senior Physiotherapist required for permanent position with specialist adult mental health service, South Dublin.

As a Senior Physiotherapist, you will work with residents with Huntington’s disease, dementia, neuropsychiatric presentations, enduring mental health conditions and emerging physical disabilities.

Working as part of a well-structured multi-disciplinary team, this will be a standalone position and will be responsible for leading and developing the physiotherapy service across an adult mental health service as well as a nursing home and independent living service.

Duties of the post include:

  • Assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment/intervention programmes for clients with severe and enduring mental illness and challenging behaviour.
  • Collaboration with resident, family, carers and other staff in goal setting and treatment/intervention planning.
  • Maintain comprehensive clinical records of patients/residents assessment, interventions carried out, communications relating to patients/residents.
    Manage, participate and play a key role in the practice education of student physiotherapists and promote and engage in the teaching/training/support of others as appropriate.
  • Education of staff around specific issues such as falls prevention
  • Facilitate falls group with Occupational Therapy department
    Coordination and management of exercise class, health promotion and goal setting 


Interested candidates required to have:

  • A recognised qualification in Physiotherapy with registration with CORU / ISCP
  • A minimum of years post graduate experience with some experience working in a mental health facility. Experience working with Huntingtons disease is desirable
  • Ability to work unsupervised in an autonomous capacity
  • Strong interpersonal and organisation skills and the ability collaboration with various other disciplines.

For a full job spec and further information, please email or call Brian on 01 482 5352.

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