Senior Physiotherapist – Aquatic Physiotherapy

at Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services (view profile)
Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted May 30, 2019
Category Physiotherapist
Job Type Permanent


Senior Physiotherapist - Aquatic Physiotherapy

1.0WTE (37 hours) / Indefinite Duration contract

Based in Harold’s Cross and Blackrock

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Physiotherapy team in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.

The successful candidate will ensure safe, efficient and effective physiotherapy assessment, treatment and 

intervention for patients attending the hydrotherapy pools in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.  S/he will 

work with the Physiotherapist Manager and senior physiotherapists in ensuring the co-ordination, delivery 

and development of a quality, patient centred Aquatic Physiotherapy Service. Supervision and mentoring of 

staff grade physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants/pool plant operators and students will be an integral part 

of the role.

Essential Requirements

Physiotherapy qualification recognised by the Physiotherapists Registration  Board at CORU 

CORU registration or proof of application for registration

3+ years post qualification experience working as a physiotherapist

At least 6 months post qualification experience in aquatic physiotherapy for adults/children with Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal conditions

Evidence of post graduate clinical education in Aquatic Therapy e.g. Bath Hydrotherapy Course, Valens Course, ATACP Foundation course or equivalent or willingness to undertake same

Evidence of post graduate clinical education relating to Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal conditions 

Demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills together with evidence of leadership in significant internal or external service development

Valid full driving licence – commuting between Harold’s Cross and Blackrock

Informal enquiries for this post to Margaret McMahon, Physiotherapist Manager, by email  HYPERLINK "" or by phone: (01) 406 8732.

A detailed Job Description and Person Specification form and application form for this position is available from our website  HYPERLINK "" or from the Human Resources Department by e-mail:  HYPERLINK "" or by phone (01) 491 2594.

To apply for this position please forward an application form, CV and a short cover letter by email to  HYPERLINK "" or by post to: Dominika Omiko, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W.

Latest date for receipt of applications is 09:00am on Wednesday 19th June 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place the week beginning 24th June 2019

About us

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services provides multi-disciplinary services in Specialist Palliative Care across Harold’s Cross & Blackrock Hospice. It is also a leading centre in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases and are leading providers of Care of the Older Person with both Residential & Community Reablement Services. We pride ourselves on our excellence of care for our patients, committed volunteers and highly trained and professional staff.

Why work at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services?

Opportunity to work in a modern, inclusive and friendly environment

Continuous education, career pathway development and mentoring programme

Pension and Sick Pay scheme

Flexible working arrangements

Free on-site parking

Restaurant with subsidised meals

Employee Well-Being: Mindfulness, Care for Carers’ Sessions, Exercise Classes, promotion of national

awareness days and healthcare campaigns such as National Carers’ Week, Men’s Health, Breast Cancer Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, etc.

Employee Assistance Programme

Staff Council

Staff Priority Pledge

Health Service Credit Union (voluntary participation)

Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation)

Education and training for every discipline on-site in our purpose-built Education and Research Centre

Cycle to Work Scheme

Several bus routes within two minutes walking distance of both locations

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services is an equal opportunities employer and supports a smoke free environment.

Department of Health & Children salary scales will apply for HSE funded posts. 


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