Basic Grade Physiotherapist

Basic Grade Physiotherapist (Location: Dublin)

Job Type Full Time

Basic Grade Physiotherapist  

Full-Time, Permanent position in Adult Services


We are currently seeking a highly motivated Basic Grade Physiotherapist to join our community-based service in Ballymun / Coolock and surrounding area. The role will involve providing physiotherapy interventions to adults with Intellectual Disability as part of a multi- disciplinary team in a range of community settings. The post will require some flexibility across the St. Michael’s House regions in response to service user needs.  Line management will be provided through the Physiotherapy Manager. Clinical supervision will be provided by an experienced Senior Physiotherapist and the Physiotherapy Manager.

Why Work in St. Michael’s House?

As an employee of St. Michael’s House you will have access to a wide range of benefits including but not limited to:

Opportunity to work in a supportive environment

Access to clinical supervision via a senior Physiotherapist

Access to training and CPD opportunities

Flexible working arrangements

Employee assistance programme


The successful candidate will have the following:


Essential Criteria:

  • BSc or MSc Degree in Physiotherapy accredited by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • Be registered OR be eligible for registration on the Physiotherapy register maintained by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU
  • Have experience (including student placements) working with people with an intellectual disability
  • Have experience (including student placements) working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support families and staff
  • Have an interest in working with adults with intellectual disability in a variety of settings and across the full range of Physiotherapy interventions with this population.
  • Be committed to the delivery of quality, person-centred, community-based services
  • Have excellent communication skills, time management skills and the ability to work in a self directed manner.
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuous professional development (CPD)


Desirable Criteria:

  • Minimum 6 months post-qualification work experience as a Physiotherapist within adult intellectual disability community services or other relevant areas.
  • Experience in the area of motor management.
  • Experience working with service users with balance issues and falls.
  • Experience in the area of health promotion and exercise.
  • Experience working/ volunteering in the disability sector.
  • Full clean driver licence and use of a car.


**Applications from recent graduates are also welcome**


Please outline in your cover letter your suitability for the role taking into account the criteria in the above advert. Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on the above criteria. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Please remember to include a valid email address as this is the way you will be contacted to attend interview.


A panel may be formed from this recruitment campaign from which future positions may be filled.


To apply: Please apply via and include a cover letter and a copy of your CV 


Informal enquiries are welcomed by Karen Dolan, Head of Physiotherapy at Tel: 087-6019920


Closing Date for receipt of applications is Thursday 8thth September 2022 @ 5pm.   


Career Level Basic Grade
Education Level • BSc Or MSc Degree In Physiotherapy Accredited By The Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists
Salary €37,522 To €34,569
Apply Before 08 Sep 2022
Location Dublin
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Karen Dolan
Contact Email
Contact Phone 0876019920

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