Senior Physiotherapist

Senior Physiotherapist (Location: Harold's Cross, Dublin 6W)

Job Type Full Time

Senior Physiotherapist

  • 1.0WTE (37 hours)
  • Indefinite Duration
  • H.S.E funded
  • Based in Harold’s Cross, Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Disease Unit  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Physiotherapy team in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.

The successful candidate will ensure safe, efficient and effective physiotherapy assessment, treatment and intervention for patients attending the Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Disease Unit (RMDU) in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.  The successful candidate will work with the Physiotherapist Manager and other senior physiotherapists in ensuring the co-ordination, delivery and development of a quality, patient centred physiotherapy service.

The post entails provision of a land-based service to RMDU inpatients and outpatients and may include aquatic physiotherapy sessions to this patient cohort. The RMDU in OLH&CS is affiliated with the Rheumatology service in St Vincent’s University Hospital and progressing these links and developing care pathways will form part of this role, along with the other senior physiotherapists in the area. Supervision and mentoring of staff grade physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants and students will be an integral part of the role.  

Essential Requirements

  • Registration with CORU
  • Be a member of or eligible for membership of The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).
  • 3+ years post qualification experience
  • 12 + months post qualification experience in the area of rheumatic & musculoskeletal disease
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills together with evidence of leadership in significant internal or external service development 

Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in the area of rheumatic & musculoskeletal disease
  • Membership of or willingness to become a member of the ISCP Chartered Physiotherapists in Rheumatology and other related Clinical Interest Groups (e.g. Musculoskeletal Therapy)
  • Experience in aquatic physiotherapy
  • Experience in management of persistent pain conditions
  • Experience in conducting clinical audit and research

Informal enquiries for this post to Margaret McMahon, Physiotherapist Manager, by email or by phone: (01) 406 8732. 

To apply for this role and to view the detailed Job Description & Person Specification, please visit our careers page:  

Latest date for receipt of applications is 2.00pm on Monday 18th October 2021

A panel may be formed from which future RMDU Senior Physiotherapist positions (indefinite duration, full time) may be filled in line with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services panel management guidelines. Department of Health and Children salary scales will apply to this post.



Career Level Senior
Education Level Registration With CORU
Salary Senior Physiotherapist €54,136 - €63,742 Per Annum Pro Rata
Apply Before 18 Oct 2021
Location Harold's Cross, Dublin 6W
Country Ireland
Contact Name Andrew Fraser
Contact Email
Contact Phone 4912594