Senior Physiotherapist Respiratory and Care of the Elderly

Senior Physiotherapist Respiratory and Care of the Elderly (Location: Mallow General Hospital, Mallow,)

Job Type Contract

The person appointed to this post will work as a Senior Physiotherapist in Mallow General Hospital


Mallow General Hospital along with Bantry General Hospital (BGH) make up the Cork University Hospital (CUH) Group. Mallow General Hospital is located 35 kms north of Cork City serving the population of Cork and the surrounding border counties of Kerry, Limerick and Waterford.


Mallow General Hospital is a Model 2 Hospital with 37 inpatient beds. The hospital provides inpatient, outpatient and day patient services. The services provided in the hospital include – general medicine, cardiology, respiratory, gerontology and gastro-enterology.


In patient medical activity is supported by a Medical Assessment Unit and a High Dependency Unit.


Mallow General Hospital also provides elective day surgery, endoscopy, injuries unit, outpatient department, laboratory, physiotherapy, and radiology including CT scanning and ultrasound services.


The academic partner is University College Cork and Mallow General Hospital facilitates medical students, nursing students and allied health professional students.

Individual sites/ location will be indicated at expression of interest stage to panel members for each individual job.

Purpose of the Post

  • To be responsible for the provision of a high quality Physiotherapy service in accordance with standards of professional practice
  • To work in conjunction with other team members in co-ordinating and developing the service to meet the needs of the population it serves in line with the objectives of the organisation
  • To work with the Physiotherapy Manager in ensuring the co-ordination, development and delivery of a quality, client centred physiotherapy service across and between networks in the geographical area.
  • To carry out clinical and educational duties with students as a practice educator and mentor.

Post specific requirements, additional qualifications and / or experience

  • Previous experience in Respiratory and Care of the Elderly is desired
  • Previous experience as a Practice Educator or Mentor of students is desired
  • a minimum of  three years' satisfactory post qualification clinical experience

Skills, competencies and/or knowledge

  • Demonstrate a high level ofclinical knowledge and evidence based practice to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge to best practice
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively evaluate information and make appropriate decisions
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver care in an effective and resourceful manner within a model of person-centred care
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage and develop self and others in a busy working environment
  • Demonstrate a commitment to assuring high standards and strive for a user centred service in line with best practice and professional standards
  • Display effective communication and strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build and maintain relationships and be an effective and leading multi-disciplinary team member
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage a team effectively
  • Display awareness and appreciation of the service users and the ability to empathise with and treat others with dignity and respect
  • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility and openness to change
  • Demonstrate ability to utilise supervision effectively
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development
  • Demonstrate sufficient command of the English language (verbal and written) to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role
  • Demonstrate a willingness to develop IT skills relevant to the role.
Career Level Senior
Education Level (a) A BSc (Honours) Degree In Physiotherapy From The University Of Dublin Or (b) The Bachelor Of Science In Physiotherapy From The Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland Or (c) The Bachelor In Physiotherapy (Honours) Degree From The National University Of Ireland Or (d) The Diploma In Physiotherapy Of The University Of Dublin Or The National University Of Dublin Or (e) The BSc (Hons) Degree In Physiotherapy From The University Of Limerick Or (f) A Physiotherapy Qualification Validated By The Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists And (g) The Clinical, Managerial And Administrative Capacity To Fulfil The Functions Of The Role And (h) A Minimum Of Three Years' Satisfactory Post Qualification Clinical Experience And (i) Be Registered On The Physiotherapist Register Maintained By Th
Salary The Salary Scale For The Post At 1/10/22 57,450 58,675 59,938 61,190 62,442 63,761 65,149 66,534 67,645
Apply Before 21 Jun 2023
Location Mallow General Hospital, Mallow,
Country Ireland
County Cork
Contact Name Claire Crowley
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 022 30334