Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist plans and conducts individualized occupational therapy programs to help patients develop, regain, or maintain their ability to perform daily activities. Teaches patients skills/techniques and how to use adaptive equipment for participating in activities. Being an Occupational Therapist studies, evaluates, and records patients’ activities and progress. May require a master’s degree. Additionally, Occupational Therapist typically reports to a manager. Typically requires Occupational Therapist certification. Occupational Therapist’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.

Occupational Therapist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Occupational Therapist to join our team.


  • Aids and adaptions provision;
  • Report writing;
  • To work closely with psychology to assess residents abilities and consider how areas of difficulty can be supported by the team;
  • To provide training to the team as needed;
  • Liaison with Social services;
  • Assessment and intervention with complex patients;
  • To provide assessment and interventions to adults with brain injury;
  • To be part of multidisciplinary team meetings and to contribute to care planning and mental capacity assessments;
  • Discharge planning.


  • Full HCPC registration;
  • OT degree and qualifications;
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity;
  • Have a person-centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference;
  • Hold (or be eligible to apply for) HCPC registration;
  • Have a minimum BSc or recognised postgraduate diploma in Occupational Therapy;
  • Car driver/licence holder;
  • BSc in Occupational Therapy together with full BAOT membership and HCPC registration;
  • Degree or relevant qualifications;
  • Full-Time positions only;
  • Experience working within a similar role;
  • Valid right to work in the UK;
  • HCPC Registration;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Duties will include conducting patient assessments to confirm whether current assessment is adequate or if a new process is needed.