Full Time Physiotherapists- Older Adult Healthcare/nursing home and community

Full Time Physiotherapists- Older Adult Healthcare/nursing home and community (Location: Cork)

Job Type Full Time

We are a long established older adult healthcare company specialising in multi disciplinary care for older adults in long term residential care and in the community. We are looking for a CORU and ISCP registered Physiotherapist (full/part time, flexible) in Cork.


The successful candidates will be working with an experienced team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and Exercise and Rehabilitation therapists that are all committed to improving our older adult’s quality of life.


Applicants must have a genuine interest in the ageing adult population and should have previous work experience working with older adults and a keen interest in exercise therapy. 

Position involves:

  • Working with older adults predominantly in long term residential care, community hospitals, day-care centres and their own homes in multiple weekly sites. Day to day responsibilities include carrying out individual assessments, joint multidisciplinary assessments, functional, fitness and falls risk assessments using best practice outcome measures to devise treatments plans that achieve person centred short- and long-term goals. Delivering specialised group exercise therapy to older adults of all levels of physical and cognitive capabilities is an integral part of the service we provide.
  • Working closely with other members of the Fit For Life team to introduce new ideas and approaches to offer a more holistic service. Researching and delivering in services on older adult related topics.
  • Extensive in-house training provided in the areas such as appropriate exercise prescription for all older adults in an individual and group setting (including those living with dementia), falls prevention and advanced people handling. Monthly in services, CPD and research opportunities available.


The ideal candidate will be;


  • Competent and enthusiastic in instructing, prescribing, recording and analysing best practice exercise with participants of varying capacity and pathologies.
  • Genuinely interested in and committed to working with the older adult population.
  • Able to provide evidence of continued professional development around older adult care.
  • Flexible and willing to be involved in all aspects of the companies on site interventions.
  • CORU registered AND member of ISCP.

            ·Legally entitled to work in Permit must be in place.

  • A good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced working with older adults or have proven research in the field.


Additional Information:

  • Salary €40-50k per annum depending on relevant experience
  • Initial 6 month probationary contract with a full review based on performance.
  • Travel expenses are paid when using your private vehicle as per company policy.
  • Company vehicle may be provided. 
  • Company work phone provided.
  • We offer flexible work arrangements.
  • Opportunities to upskill as a Fit For Life specialised trainer.
  • Must have recent and long-term references.
  • Full drivers licence is essential.

Clinical Decision Making Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal older adult health

Mobile Phone Pension Fund Company Vehicle Continued Professional Development


Career Level Basic Grade
Education Level Degree
Salary 40,000-50,000
Apply Before 30 Jul 2023
Location Cork
Country Ireland
County Cork
Contact Name Roisin Kelly
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 0876429336
URL https://www.fitforlife.ie/jobs