Basic Grade Physiotherapist

St Michael's House
Employment Type
€37,522 - €54,569 per annum
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Basic Grade Physiotherapist

Children’s Disability Network Team

X2 Full Time Permanent Posts

A panel will be created for future employment opportunities, across the 4 St Michael’s House Children’s Disability Network Teams.

There may be opportunity for part time posts to share a full time post if interested parties are successful and/or temporary/fixed term contract posts

This is an exciting opportunity for a basic grade Physiotherapist to support children and their families, presenting with complex needs arising from a combination of intellectual, physical, and/or sensory disabilities.

We hope to attract dynamic and motivated physiotherapists seeking to consolidate undergraduate experience in the area of paediatric disability therefore recent graduates/or those due to graduate in the coming months are welcome to apply.

The Physiotherapist is a valuable member of the Children’s Disability Network Team (CDNT) who will provide a quality evidence based service in line with family centred practice and Progressing Disability Services (PDS) principles.

Please see below for primary office locations and therapy spaces for these posts. Children will also be seen at home and in preschool/school.



Office base

Therapy space



Aoife Quinn

Sarah Whelan

St Michael’s House Baldoyle

St. Michael’s House Adare Green, Coolock

St Michael’s House Baldoyle

St. Benedict’s Resource centre, Kilbarrack

HSE bookable space at Tonglegee Primary Care Centre and Coolock Primary Care Centre

The successful candidate must have the following:

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Physiotherapy accredited by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.
  • Fully registered or registration in process with CORU.
  • Post qualification or clinical placement experience working with children with complex needs arising from a disability.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Excellent ability to work as part of a team.
  • Committed to the delivery of quality, family-centred, community-based services

Desirable Criteria

  • Clinical experience of working with children with a variety of complex needs including ASD, Intellectual Disability and Physical Disability.
  • Full clean driving licence and use of a car.


As a staff member of St Michael’s House on a CDNT, you will have access to a wide range of benefits, including:

· Excellent training opportunities including funded formal CPD

· A strong and supportive clinical supervision programme

· Employee wellbeing programme

To apply: please upload a cover letter and a copy of your CV

Informal enquiries: Aoife Quinn, Children’s Disability Network Manager-Coastal [Links Not Allowed]/ Karen Dolan Physiotherapy Manager [Links Not Allowed]

Job descriptions are available from the HR Department. St. Michael’s House is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th July 2022. Interviews will take place on the week of 11th July 2022 via an online platform.

As only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted, include a valid email address on application.