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Occupational Therapist Basic Grade Meath

Enable Ireland

Enable Ireland Meath County Meath Ireland

1 month ago

Would you like to work for a great employer? Enable Ireland is an organisation that makes a real difference to the lives of children and adults with disabilities in Ireland, and ranked 8th in the healthcare division of the Irish Independent's Best Employers 2022 list.

We are currently seeking a highly-motivated Basic Grade Occupational Therapist to join our team in CHO 8 Meath CDNT 5 Navan / Slane

Contract Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Contract Hours: 35 hours per week (1.0 WTE)

Salary Scale: €39,993 to €53,279 pro rata per annum

Overview of the Post:

To work as a member of the inter-disciplinary team providing services to children and families within the region. The post holder will be responsible for the provision of an occupational therapy service to include assessment diagnostics and intervention and ongoing service delivery to children with a range of complex needs and/or disabilities. Services are provided to children aged 0 - 18 years with physical, sensory, learning... disabilities, developmental delay and autism.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities:

• Plans and organises activities and necessary resources efficiently and effectively.
• Demonstrates sufficient clinical skills in assessment intervention and diagnostics to meet the specific needs of the relevant caseload
• Holds an appropriate and effective set of professional values and beliefs and behaves in line with professional standards as set down by Enable Ireland, the Network Disability Team partnership and relevant professional bodies.
• Collaborate with the child / young person while working in partnership with their parent/family/carer and all other relevant stakeholders to identify and achieve goals.
• Forms strong positive working relationships across all areas of the service, builds on a common understanding.
• To work in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team in the planning and delivery of services for children and young people, in particular in the development of child and family centred planning.

The successful candidate will have
Essential Criteria:
i. Be registered, or be eligible for registration, on the Occupational Therapists Register maintained by the Occupational Therapists Registration Board at CORU (
ii. Have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and professional ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office
iii. Provide proof of Statutory Registration on the Occupational Therapists Register maintained by the Occupational Therapists Registration Board at CORU before a contract of employment can be issued

Annual Registration
i. On appointment practitioners must maintain annual registration on the Occupational Therapists Register maintained by the Occupational Therapists Registration Board at CORU

ii. Practitioners must confirm annual registration with CORU to Enable Ireland
Desirable Criteria:
• Postgraduate experience of working with children and families in a community based setting.
• Post graduate experience working in disability services for a minimum of 6 months

If you believe you would fit the role then please submit your application today.


As a staff member of Enable Ireland, you will have access to a wide range of benefits, including:
• Excellent training opportunities
• Generous annual leave entitlements
• Long service reward scheme
• Pay adjusted Maternity Leave
• Pay adjusted Adoptive Leave
• Pay adjusted Paternity Leave
• Wellbeing benefits
• Pension

For a full list of our benefits & conditions, please click here or search:

Closing date for applications: Monday 15 May 2023 @12pm

Interview Date: to be confirmed

A panel may be formed from this vacancy for any similar vacancies, which may arise during the next 12 months in CHO8

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.
• Please review the Enable Ireland's External Data Protection Notice available at for details on how Enable Ireland processes applicant's personal information. Please note if you are invited for interview, we will share your personal data with: 1) Any virtual service provider we use to host the interview; and 2) the interview panel (if applicable). Your information will be stored for this purpose in line with our retention policy.

By clicking on the Continue to application button you will be directed to the careers section of our website where you can download an application form/job description/person specification and will find instructions on how to apply
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