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Senior Occupational Therapist, Access and Lifelong Learning

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£42,411.97 - £57,433.25 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Applications are invited for a Temporary Specified Purpose post of a Senior Occupational Therapist within UCD Access and Lifelong Learning.

The role of UCD Access & Lifelong Learning (ALL) is to support the University to become a diverse and inclusive scholarly community. As part of our support service for students with a disability a student may be referred for specialist support from an Occupational Therapist. The post holder will be a member of the wider Access & Lifelong Learning team and will facilitate the support, retention, and progression of under-represented students through a range of inputs and interventions. The post holder will have specific responsibility for the delivery of a quality, person-centred, occupation-focused Occupational Therapy approach to students with disabilities. The Senior Occupational Therapist will also assist the wider team in the completion of educational needs assessments and provision of Reasonable Accommodations for students registering for disability support. The Senior Occupational Therapist will work within an evidence-based service, where the Person-Environment-Occupation Model is used. Clinical Supervision and appropriate training will be provided.

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Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 27th February 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

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