Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist In Respiratory/Acute Care (Permanent – Part Time)

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist In Respiratory/Acute Care (Permanent – Part Time) (Location: National Rehabilitation Hospital Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. )

Job Type Part Time

National Rehabilitation Hospital

Internal/External Competition


Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

In Respiratory/Acute Care

(Permanent – Part Time)

Purpose of the Position:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Physiotherapy Department of a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist. Having specialist clinical knowledge and skills in the area of Respiratory & Acute care, the post holder will promote and demonstrate best practice and will facilitate the integration of current research theory into practice through an advanced level of clinical reasoning and decision making. He/she will act as an advanced clinical resource to Physiotherapists and other members of the interdisciplinary team. She/he will participate in research as appropriate. The post holder will also carry a clinical caseload within the Respiratory/Acute Care service.



The candidate must, on the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office, possess:

  • Sc./Masters degree in Physiotherapy approved by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU.
  • Membership of, or eligibility for membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) and CORU registered or pending same at the time of application. (Please include CORU membership number or application number with expression of interest.)
  • A minimum of 5 years post graduate experience with a minimum of 3 years in the area of Respiratory/Acute Care.
  • Evidence of clinical education in Respiratory Care.
  • Evidence of post graduate clinical education in the area of Spinal Cord Injury (S.C.I), Brain Injury or a related area is desirable. e.g. Advanced 5 day Incomplete Spinal Course and/or Bobath Introductory Modules.
  • Experience of teaching and mentoring students, staff, and senior grade therapists.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in clinical research.


The appointment is Part-time, Permanent and in a pensionable capacity. Renumeration is in accordance with the salary scale approved by the Department of Health.  



Applicants for all the above posts should submit a letter of application and Curriculum Vitae not later than 12 pm on 7th December 2021, to Ishita Sanon, Human Resources Department or email  Job descriptions are available at or on request from Ishita Sanon.


Shortlisting may be carried out on the basis of the information supplied in your CV. The criteria for shortlisting are based on the requirements of the post as outlined above. Failure to include information regarding these requirements may result in you not being called forward for the next stage of the selection process.  A panel may be created for future Permanent or Temporary Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist roles In Respiratory/Acute Care.


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and support a smoke-free workplace policy.

Career Level Clinical Specialist
Education Level B.Sc./Masters Degree In Physiotherapy Approved By The Physiotherapists Registration Board At CORU.
Salary €60484-€70,186
Apply Before 07 Dec 2021
Location National Rehabilitation Hospital Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Ishita Sanon
Contact Email
Contact Phone 012355415