Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Tomas Flanagan from St. Michael's House to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Tomas Flanagan

Occupational Therapist

St. Michael's House

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  Tomas Flanagan

I would advise anyone interested in Occupational Therapy to read up on the profession or else try to meet a qualified Occupational Therapist and talk to them about their work.

The internet can be a great resource in getting information. Also information from the universities might indicate if this is a course that is suited to you. A lot of the course work relies on you being a self-directed learner. This makes the course different to other more mainstream/academic courses as the onus is on the student to complete a lot of work independently.

As this is a caring profession an interest in working with people is a must. You also need to be a good communicator as you will be working closely with clients, families and other staff on an ongoing basis.

Organisational skills are essential to enable you to manage a caseload.

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Address:
Great Connell Road
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News Item:
Lidl- Bag a Degree in Retail Managment
 
Lidl has teamed up with the country’s leading independent college Dublin Business School to offer an extraordinary opportunity to students with an interest in the exciting world of retail.

The Retail Management Degree is accredited at Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC).

This innovative course will offer students the opportunity to successfully develop the skills and attributes needed to become a deputy store manager – the future of our business. Over the 3 year course of this programme students will alternate between college and work giving you the unique opportunity to put into practice what they learn in college, finishing up with a Bachelor of Business in Retail Management.

Benefits:

  • College fees sponsored while in a well paid job
  • A tailored training and development plan
  • Genuine long term management career prospects in an international organisation

Students must be 18 or over on September 1st this year.

For more information and to apply online see www.lidl-degree.ie
Closing Date for applications is 31st May 2013.









 

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