Job Details: Multiple Sclerosis Ireland: Staff Grade Physiotherapist


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Multiple Sclerosis Ireland: Staff Grade Physiotherapist
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JOB TITLE: Staff Grade Physiotherapist to work with People with
Multiple Sclerosis
LOCATION: Galway
REPORTING TO: Services Development Manager

ROLE PURPOSE:  

To provide a quality physiotherapy service in line with standards of
physiotherapy practice and statutory registration. To provide quality
physiotherapy assessment and treatment to people with
MS.                        
Annual Leave Entitlements: **Apply on the website** days per year
(pro-rata)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* To assist PwMS optimise their full potential by providing a
structured and directed physiotherapy programme. This may also involve
families, formal and informal carers and physiotherapy assistants.
* Work within the CORU Physiotherapy Code of Professional Conduct
and ethics.
* Maintain and improve standards of practice through participation
in continuing professional development opportunities within and
outside MS Ireland. Keep current knowledge of developments in the
field of neurological physiotherapy up-to-date.
* Ensure that a high standard of physiotherapy assessment and
treatment is provided for all patients under his/her care.
* To deliver the FETAC level 5 Physiotherapy Assistant training
course
* To supervise MS Ireland physiotherapy assistants in the delivery
of programmes for people with MS
* Work on production of appropriate educational material
* Liaise with relevant HSE clinical staff, staff of MS Ireland,
other professionals and any key stakeholders to ensure that effective
communication and reporting takes place at all times.
* Maintain adequate records and case notes, providing statistics as
required.
* Work within statutory health and safety guidelines and within the
health and safety policies of MS Ireland to ensure a safe working
environment for patients and staff at all times.
* Carry out clinical audit of the physiotherapy service and provide
reports where required.
* Undertake other responsibilities as are consistent with the nature
of the work in the post including programmes of research and
development as appropriate.
* Adhere to budgetary requirements.
* Other duties as assigned by Manager.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Candidates must provide evidence of registration on the CORU
Physiotherapy register
* Candidates should have minimum two years post qualification
experience in physiotherapy with a minimum of 6 months of neurology
experience.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

* Candidates will be client focused with excellent interpersonal
skills.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Proficient IT skills.
* Have use of own car and possess a full clean driver’s license.
* Possess and understanding and knowledge of the ethos and operation
of MS Ireland.
* Ability to demonstrate respect and empathy for clients and their
carers and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
* Ability to work on one’s own initiative, set goals and implement
programmes to achieve set targets.
* Working knowledge of person-centred care and case management
systems.

APPLICATION DETAILS

To apply for the position please send the following documents by email
to **Apply on the website**  Cover letter, outlining your experience
and suitability (by way of specific examples) for the post and your
reason for applying, full CV and contact information.
Please ensure the Job Title is referenced in the subject of the email.

CLOSING DATE: **Apply on the website**nd October

Please note, the assistance of Recruitment Agencies is not required at
this time.


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Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Health

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