Physiotherapy Healthcare Assistant

Recruiter
Galway Clinic
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Not disclosed
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A vacancy has arisen within the Physiotherapy Department for the permanent position of Physiotherapy Healthcare Assistant.

 

The Role: The Physiotherapy HCA will work under the direction and guidance of Chartered Physiotherapists to support the provision of Physiotherapy Services.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the physiotherapist in the assessment of clients and the implementation of treatment interventions as directed by the physiotherapist.
  • Carry out one to one interventions under the direction of the physiotherapist.
  • Uses knowledge to prepare the client and the environment for treatment as directed by the physiotherapist.
  • Organise and supervise therapeutic activities, with individual clients/groups as directed by the physiotherapist.
  • Uses knowledge and training in the application of physiotherapeutic modalities as appropriate.
  • Carry out administrative duties as outlined by the physiotherapy departmental policies and procedures.
  • Aware of Health and Safety Principles when carrying out duties.
  • Document intervention with the client as outlined by local policy.

 

The Candidate:

  • QQI Level 5 Healthcare Assistant Course and/or QQI Level 5 Physiotherapy Assistant (Health Service Skills) – major award
  • Good communicator
  • Team worker
  • Ability to work independently as appropriate
  • Experience in reception duties
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages including Word and Excel

Closing date for receipt of applications – Friday 8th July

Blackrock Health at The Galway Clinic is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

QQI Level 5 Healthcare Assistant Course and/or QQI Level 5 Physiotherapy Assistant (Health Service Skills) – major award