Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Vhi Health & Wellbeing

Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Vhi Health & Wellbeing (Location: )

Job Type Contract

The person appointed to this post will work in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy department at the SwiftCare Clinics. The caseload will entail management of a variety of acute to chronic musculoskeletal complaints. Referrals sources will primarily be from SwiftCare clinic doctors, and also the Orthopaedic and Sports Injury/Musculoskeletal services as well as outside referrals or self-referrals from Vhi members.

The incumbent of this position will likely train as a health coach and will incorporate this into their practice



Main Responsibilities:


  • Act independently to assess, analyse patients and determine the need for appropriate physiotherapy intervention.
  • Be responsible for client assessment, development and implementation of individualised treatment plans that are client centred and in line with best practice.
  • Effectively manage patients with complex conditions in conjunction with other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Utilise a range of physiotherapy skills including manual techniques, self-management advice, therapeutic exercise – group and individual, and patient education.
  • Carry out the appropriate physiotherapy treatment for each patient with due regard for the Physiotherapy Code of Professional Conduct, as outlined by the Irish Society for Chartered Physiotherapists.
  • Be a clinical resource for other physiotherapists.
  • Communicate and work in co-operation with other team members in providing an integrated quality service, taking the lead role as required.
  • Liaise with primary care colleagues as a conduit of information and ensure timely referral where appropriate.
  • Communicate effectively with and provide instruction, guidance and support to, staff, clients, family, carers etc. 


The Person


The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:


Skills and Abilities:


  • Physiotherapy qualification recognised by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU or hold a qualification in Physiotherapy awarded outside of the Republic of Ireland which has been recognised by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU
  • Have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience
  • High level of professional and personal integrity
  • An interest in, or experience of Yoga, Meditation or Integrative Health is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of developing, applying and reviewing an evidence-based approach to decision making
  • Proficient in navigating IT systems and comfortable using digital platforms
  • Full, clean driving licence.


The Next Steps


If you are interested in applying for the above position please submit your CV at the following link:



For further details please feel free to contact Nora Castro via email at


Career Level Other
Education Level CORU Registered
Salary Not Disclosed
Apply Before 30 Dec 2021
Country Ireland
County Cork
Contact Name Nora Castro
Contact Email