Physiotherapist (Location: The Ward, Co Dublin)


Physiotherapist – Newpark Care Centre (part of Glas Care Group)

Job type: Full-time, Permanent

Reports to: Director of Nursing / Assistant Director of Nursing

Working Hours: 09:00 – 16:30 with 30 minutes lunch, 5 full days.

This position involves working with older adults in a short-term & long-term residential care facility. Newpark is a 72-bed nursing home with a specialised 10 bedded short-term unit. Newpark is based in The Ward in North County Dublin only 5 minutes from the M50. Newpark provides a full-time physio service, 5 days per week, to all residents.

The physiotherapist is required to provide a variety of services working with older adults including:

  • Long term residents.
  • Flexibility to travel between three Nursing Homes within the group all Dublin based
  • Short term residents on respite and convalescence packages.
  • Short term residents who require post-surgical rehabilitation.
  • Short term residents availing of reablement services to return home from a variety of conditions.

The ideal candidate will be:

· Genuinely interested in and committed to working with the older adult population.

· Competent and knowledgeable in using best practice for older adult outcomes measures and generating persons-centred treatment goals.

· Enthusiastic in instructing and competent in prescribing best practice exercise interventions with older adults.

· Comfortable working as part of a team and liaising with the MDT.

· Able to provide evidence of continued professional development around older adult care.

· Knowledgeable of falls prevention interventions and falls preventions strategies.

  • Able to work within the governance framework of the home and comply with regulatory standards (HIQA).
  • Competent with various equipment in the areas of seating, pressure relief and manual handling.

· A good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

· Managing and provision of out-patients service.

The successful candidate requires:

  • CORU Registration
  • ISCP Registration
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Legally entitled to work in Ireland.
  • new graduates with COE placement experience may apply


  • Free Parking
  • Free Meals on site
  • Pension scheme after 1 year
  • Education & Development Support: Regular onsite CPD
  • Employee recognition and appreciation awards

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Work Location: In person

Career Level Other
Education Level New Graduates With COE Placement Experience May Apply
Salary Negotiable
Apply Before 31 May 2023
Location The Ward, Co Dublin
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Niamh Brophy
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 0864404425