Basic Grade Physiotherapist

Basic Grade Physiotherapist (Location: Dublin )

Job Type Full Time

Basic Grade Physiotherapist  

Full-Time, Permanent position in Adult Services



We are looking for a full-time Basic Grade Physiotherapist to join our community-based service in Ballymun / Coolock and surrounding area. The job 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. 


The successful candidate will have the following:


Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy accredited by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.
  • Be registered with or have registration in process with CORU at application stage.
  • Have work experience or pre-qualification fieldwork placement experience of specific relevance to service provision within adult intellectual disability services.
  • 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 and team working skills.
  • Have excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a self directed manner.
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuous professional development (CPD)


Desirable Criteria:

  • Post-qualification work experience as a Physiotherapist within adult intellectual disability 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.


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: email 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 Monday 9th May 2022 @ 5pm. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 16th May 2022 via zoom.  



St. Michael’s House is an equal opportunities employer

Career Level Basic Grade
Education Level Degree
Salary 37,522 - 54,569
Apply Before 09 May 2022
Location Dublin
Country Ireland
Contact Name Karen Dolan
Contact Email
Contact Phone 087-6019920

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