Bank Staff Physiotherapist Fixed-Term (Weekend & Monday-Friday Locum)

Bank Staff Physiotherapist Fixed-Term (Weekend & Monday-Friday Locum) (Location: St Vincents Private Hospital Merrion Road Dublin 4)

Job Type Contract

Bank Staff Physiotherapist

Fixed-Term (Weekend & Monday-Friday Locum)



About us

St Vincent’s Private Hospital is the single, biggest acute private hospital in Dublin. We offer the highest number of consultants and the widest range of specialist care in Ireland’s only integrated multi-hospital campus. Situated on the same grounds as St Vincent’s University Hospital, we share resources, expertise and medical facilities with one of the country’s leading academic teaching hospital. This means that we have the capacity to deal with a high volume of patients with a variety of different and often complex medical and surgical requirements.


We are a registered not for profit charity who continues to set new standards and benchmarks for private medical care in Ireland.


At St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, we will strive to maintain excellence in clinical and multi-disciplinary care. We will treat each of our patients individually with dignity and respect recognising, at all times, the right of everyone to access the care and treatment they need to achieve the best possible healthcare outcomes – regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or gender.


We will remain true to our values of human dignity, compassion, justice, quality and advocacy.



Applications are invited for the Fixed Term position of Bank staff (Weekend staff and/or Monday to Friday locum) Physiotherapist in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital.



Essential Criteria

The post holder must have:


  • BSC in physiotherapy or an equivalent qualification.
  • Be CORU registered and be a member of or eligible for membership of The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.
  • Demonstrate sufficient clinical knowledge and evidence based practice to carry out duties and responsibilities of the post.
  • Become part of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care for patients.
  • Work with the Physiotherapy Manager in ensuring the coordination, development and delivery of quality, client centred physiotherapy service.
  • Display effective communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate with health
  • professionals/ patients/ families and carers.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and deliver care in an effective and resourceful manner within a model of person-centred care.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Maintain guidelines and protocols relating to the SVPH Physiotherapy service.



It is desirable for the post holder to have:


  • Post graduate experience in Respiratory, Orthopaedics and Oncology
  • Completed acute respiratory under-graduate placements


Key Responsibilities  

  • Carry a clinical caseload applicable to the post
  • Be responsible for client assessment and the development and implementation of individualised treatment plans that are client centred and in line with best practice
  • Be responsible for goal setting in partnership with the client, family and other team members
  • Adhere to legal, professional and local requirements regarding documentation
  • Communicate and work in co-operation with other team members
  • Develop effective communication and provide instruction, guidance and support to service users, families, carers etc.
  • Participate in review meetings, case conferences and ward rounds as appropriate
  • Maintain professional standards of practice in line with the scope of practice of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists & CORU
  • Maintain quality standards of work and co-operate with quality assurance programmes
  • Work within own scope of competence in line with the principles of best practice, professional conduct and clinical governance



For enquiries: Please contact Emma Bailey, Acting Physiotherapy Manager, +353 1 263 8886 or

[email protected]



Job Description is available, on request, from HR Office +353 1 263 8944/ [email protected]


To apply please submit a detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Department Or by email to [email protected] 






Employee Benefits


  • VHI and Irish Life Scheme
  • Sick Leave scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • HSE rates of pay {incremental salary scale} and HSE annual leave allowances
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Service Credit Union
  • Disability Scheme
  • Discounted staff rates for hospital procedures
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Discount Pharmacy rates
  • Flexibility – promote good work/life balance
  • Full occupational health services available to support staff health and welfare
  • Change room facility with staff lockers and showers
  • Support for Training & Development including regular internal
  • training courses across a wide spectrum of role areas
  • Excellent access to public transport including Dart (Sydney Parade Station nearby) and bus routes
  • AXA scheme available for motor and home insurance (salary deduction)
  • Tax saver Bus & Rail tickets
  • SVPH Group Scheme Discounts
  • Permanent health insurance – we offer income protection insurance to all eligible staff
  • Car parking options available at very reasonable rates



Closing date for applications: Tuesday 6th December 22 17.00pm




Career Level Basic Grade
Education Level BSC In Physiotherapy Or An Equivalent Qualification
Salary Bank Staff Physio Rate
Apply Before 06 Dec 2022
Location St Vincents Private Hospital Merrion Road Dublin 4
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Emma Bailey , Acting Physiotherapy Manager
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone +353 1 263 8886