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Physiotherapy Manager to Lead Dynamic and Progressive Physiotherapy Service

Kiltipper Woods Care Centre

Kiltipper Woods Physiotherapy and Hydrotherapy Clinic provides: -In–Patient short stay Rehabilitation /Convalescence Care for Dublin Acute and Private Hospital, - Outpatient Clinic with a large client base – including hydrotherapy. This is a position that offers an excellent opportunity for career progression, very attractive terms and conditions and remuneration package. - You will lead a dynamic and progressive physiotherapy service - Will be responsible for allocation of workload and Roster - You will lead, develop, and manage a quality patient-centred physiotherapy service and ensure timely access to physiotherapy intervention for the client population - The post holder will carry a clinical caseload - The post holder will have experience in providing a number of specialties including: musculoskeletal, orthopaedics, respiratory, neurology, care of the elderly and hydrotherapy. - The job involves an equal caseload of inpatient rehab patients, land-based outpatients, and hydrotherapy outpatients Qualifications and Experience: The candidate must possess at least the following: - Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree or equivalent - At least 6 years post graduate experience - Must be a member of CORU and the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists or eligible for membership - Hydrotherapy experience preferable Primary Responsibilities: Professional / Clinical - Be responsible for the overall management and performance of physiotherapy activity within the designated area in maintaining professional practice - Provide clinical and professional leadership in the delivery of a high-quality Physiotherapy service. - Ensure that professional standards are maintained - Work as a member of the multidisciplinary team as required for the service - Be responsible for the delivery of the Physiotherapy service within the budget allocation - Develop good working relationships with other Heads of Service, professionals, specialist services, community, and voluntary organisations to provide integrated quality care to service users Education & Training - Maintain standards of practice and levels of professional knowledge by participating in continuous professional development initiatives and attendance at courses as appropriate - Engage in career and professional development planning - Encourage and support the promotion of staff development and training Health & Safety - Take responsibility for all aspects of staff and client safety within their area of responsibility - Contribute to the development of policies, procedures, guidelines, and safe professional practice - Carry out risk assessments as appropriate within the Physiotherapy service - Ensure all staff are aware of all policies and trained to implement them including clinical risk assessment with service users - Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority Standards as they apply to the role Service Provision - Be responsible for the strategic and operational management and delivery of physiotherapy services - Be responsible for day to day work scheduling in response to changes in staff /resource availability and service demands - Collaborate with staff to produce operational and development plans in line with the relevant service plans - Assist in development of policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines to support safety and promote professional best practice Leadership - Lead by example, a professional, efficient, and dedicated team with open communication and healthy working relationships - Manage self in accordance with professional standards and maintain a high-quality ethos within the service - Liaise with local heads of discipline, managers, clinical directorates and other individuals or groups as required Human Resource Management -Oversee the implementation of appropriate induction and probationary systems -Manage, induct, supervise

Job Start Date: 17.06.2024
Contract Type:
Post Grad. Experience:
5 yrs +
Registration requirement:

Only applicants who already have full registration in: Ireland

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Company Name: Kiltipper Woods Care Centre Contact Name: Dermot McDermott Contact Phone: 0146252577
Listed Date: 21-05-2024
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Listing ID: 8978207
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