Senior Physiotherapist

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

Job Type Full Time

Senior Physiotherapist – Palliative Care Unit 

  • 0WTE (37 hours)
  • Indefinite Duration contract
  • S.E. funded
  • Based in the Palliative Care Unit in Harold’s Cross  

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

The successful candidate will ensure the safe, efficient and effective physiotherapy assessment, treatment and care planning for patients attending the Palliative Care Unit in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services (OLH&CS).  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 Palliative Care service in OLH&CS is provided across three sites, Harold’s Cross, Blackrock and Wicklow. While this post is based in Harold’s Cross, there is an expectation that cover will be provided as required on the other sites. Supervision and mentoring of staff grade physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants and students will be an integral part of the role.  

Essential Requirements

  • Physiotherapy qualification recognised by the Physiotherapists Registration Board at CORU
  • CORU registration
  • 3+ years post qualification experience working as a physiotherapist
  • 12 + months post qualification experience in the area of palliative care
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills together with evidence of leadership in significant internal or external service development 

Desirable Requirements

  • Membership of The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP)
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in the area of palliative care
  • Experience in respiratory care
  • Membership of or willingness to become a member of the ISCP Chartered Physiotherapists in Oncology & Palliative Care Clinical Interest Group
  • 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 position and for a detailed Job Description & Person Specification please go to our Rezoomo career page:

A panel may be formed from which future PCU Senior Physiotherapist positions (indefinite duration, full time) may be filled in line with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services panel management guidelines.

Latest date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday 7th January2022.

Interviews will take place on 14th January 2022


Career Level Senior
Education Level Registration With CORU
Salary Senior Physiotherapist €54,677 - €64,380 Per Annum Pro Rata
Apply Before 07 Dec 2021
Location Harold's Cross, Dublin 6W
Country Ireland
County Dublin
Contact Name Andrew Fraser
Contact Email
Contact Phone 4912594