Senior Mental Health Occupational Therapist

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146307

Closing Date

6th October 2022

Purpose of the Role:

The post holder will provide a comprehensive Occupational Therapy service to the patients attending the Department of Mental Health in CHI at Temple Street hospital.  The primary purpose of this post is focused within the Mental Health Occupational Therapy service providing services to the Paediatric Liaison Team (In-patient) and the interim HSCP Mental Health Out-patient Service.  The post holder will provide clinical services to children and young people admitted to the hospital as an in-patient or within the out-patient service.  The post-holder will liaise closely with the multidisciplinary team of the clinical services, working within the team structure; and will link with multiple medical and clinical services across the hospital as required.    The post holder strives to support the development of the mental health occupational therapy services, and be innovative in their approach to develop in-patient services and support the out-patient liaison services.

The senior therapist will also work within Occupational Therapy department as directed by the OT Manager.  Duties will also involve supporting cross cover into acute medical areas as required.  The area of cross cover will be dependent on the skillset of the successful candidate.

Essential Criteria:

  • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist with CORU with registration number listed on the CV
  • 3 years post-qualification clinical Occupational Therapy experience.
  • Recent and satisfactory experience within the field of mental health

How to Apply and Informal Enquiries:

Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter. 

Please click here for a copy of the job description for this post.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Thursday 6th October 2022 by 5pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Colette Slevin, Occupational Therapist Manager-in-Charge III, colette.slevin@cuh.ie

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact; Sharon Mannion, HR Recruitment Specialist, sharon.mannion@nchg.ie

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns