An Occupational Therapist needs excellent communication skills, along with a scientific background and a passionate interest in helping people achieve their own goals.
The overall aim of an Occupational Therapist, is to facilitate clients to participate in everyday activities that are important to them; despite any problems or barriers that may arise from illness, injury
- Older people’s services
- Mental health services
- Social care
- Children’s therapy services or schools
- Rehabilitation centres
- Housing departments
- Private practice
If you are an EU or non-EU (international) applicant, you should check with the professional registration body in your country to ensure that you will be eligible to practice there.
Read more about Occupational Therapy on the College of Occupational Therapists’ website.
As you gain experience, you may opt to specialise in an area of practice. There are many exciting opportunities for career advancement, further study or research, including further postgraduate study at St George’s.
Learn more about our MSc Rehabilitation post-graduate course.
Last Updated: Monday, 03 October 2016 14:33