Clinical Specialist in Occupational Therapy

Saint John of God Community Services, Clg
Employment Type
Not disclosed
Saint John of God Community Services

Location: Lucena Clinic, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services 

Lucena Clinic provides a comprehensive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service to defined catchment areas, with an under 18 population of 172,585, residing in South Dublin City and County plus North and West County Wicklow. Clinical Teams are based throughout the catchment area operating clinics in Tallaght, Rathgar, Dun Laoghaire, Bray, Wicklow town and Arklow.


(Permanent, Part Time 0.6 WTE)

Candidates must:

  • Have a recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy.
  • Have CORU registration.
  • Have 5 years full time (or equivalent) years post qualification experience of which 4 years must be consecutive in CAMHs. 
  • Demonstrate a proven record of clinical excellence. 
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development relevant to CAMHs, in the form of post-graduate qualifications or relevant courses. 
  • Demonstrate achievement in the areas of quality improvement initiatives, practice development, clinical audit, teaching and research.
  • Have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability, management, leadership and professional ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the position. 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a quality service, evidence based practice, education and acting as a clinical resource to other OTs in CAMHs

Informal enquiries to Joint Occupational Therapy Managers Nodlaig Olden and Lynn Jenkinson by contacting Lucena Clinic Rathgar.

Please submit your CV, without gaps, Cover Letter and copies of your qualification and current professional registration to HR Department, St John of God Community Mental Health Services, Lucena Clinic, 59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6, or by scanning and submitting as one document via Irish Jobs.

Job Description available on request.

Closing Date:   Friday 8th July 2022 at 12pm

Interview Date:   TBA

A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled

Applicants may be shortlisted on the information supplied in the Curriculum Vitae.

Saint John of God Community Mental Health Services is an equal opportunities employer.

By applying for this position you are giving Saint John of God Community Mental Health Services consent to have your personal data stored which will be retained for the purpose of this competition only.