Occupational Therapists recruitment agency listing

Occupational therapists enable people with physical, mental and social problems to achieve their full potential. Their duties vary greatly, according to their patients needs.

To work as an occupational therapist, a BSc (Hons) degree in occupational therapy is required. A levels in science subjects are usually required for entry onto occupational therapy degrees. However, qualifications such as BTEC National Diplomas and the International Baccalaureate may be accepted. Alternative entry routes into occupational therapist roles are available. It may be possible to become an occupational therapist by securing a job as an occupational therapy support worker and competing in-service training programmes. Applicants for occupational therapy courses must be able to show evidence of working in a healthcare environment.

Occupational therapists should enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds. They should be excellent communicators and be able to use their own initiative. Before they can enter into employment as occupational therapists, occupational therapy graduates must become members of the Health Professions Council, agree to undergo a criminal records check and pass a medical.

The majority of occupational therapists are employed by the NHS. Other employers include businesses, residential homes, government bodies, voluntary organisations and day care centres. Vacancies are advertised through the British Association of Occupational Therapists, the NHS, the national and local press, and recruitment agencies. The majority of occupational therapists work standard office hours, although those working in community health services may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Starting salaries for occupational therapists in the NHS are around £19,000 a year. Staff working in inner London may receive extra allowances.

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  • HRUK Recruitment Group

    Specialising in the healthcare industry, we provide high profile clients such as the Priory Group, Mencap and the NHS with the best staff from across the UK. With 31 years of experience, we are experts in supplying professionals for all health care positions including care, clinical and managerial roles. At HRUK Group, we address permanent and temporary vacancies with the ability to source and headhunt the candidates most suited to you.
    Coverage Globally
    • 60 Roseville Road, Suite B, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 5DR
  • Vetro Recruitment

    We are a specialist Health & Social Care recruitment agency with over 20 years experience. We support the best Health & Social Care professionals in Wales, South West England and the West Midlands to fulfil their career goals. We work with Private Care companies, Local Authorities, SEN Schools and NHS trusts to grow their workforce and cover staff shortages with our range of tailored, flexible, temporary and permanent recruitment packages.
    Coverage Wales, West Midlands & South West England
    • 3rd Floor, 49 Station Road, Llandaff North, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 2FB
  • RIG Healthcare Recruit

    RIG Healthcare is a specialist staffing agency providing a range of Healthcare Professionals to both the Public and Private sectors, throughout the UK. With nearly 50 years' combined recruitment experience, we have established a broad range of clients across the healthcare sector.
    Coverage UK
    • South Tower, 26 Elmfield Road, London, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1WA
    • Copthall Bridge House, Station Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1SP
    • Unit 51, Exeter Basepoint Centre, Yeoford Way, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8LB
  • 4Social Work

    4Social Work supply Nurses (including RGN's, RMN's and Staff Nurses) and Healthcare Assistants to hospitals, residential homes, nursing homes and hospices nationwide. Working closely with NHS trusts and private organisations, we ensure all working candidates are fully compliant including NMC registered and DBS certified.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 15 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Essex, Ilford, IG1 2QY
  • Compass Associates

    Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Admiral House, 8A High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, PO6 3BZ
    • Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

    Service Care Solutions supply Allied Health Professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists and District Nurses however this list is not exhaustive. We also work with Ambulance Services nationwide providing Emergency Medical staff including Paramedics.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH
    • Unit 3 Rainbow Court Armstrong Way Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG

    121 Social Care recruit and supply Temporary and Permanent staff to Residential Children's, Adults and Nursing Homes across the UK.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • The Oakleigh Suite, Peppercorn Close, Peterborough, Cambs, PE12DU
  • Culture Care Agency Ltd

    We provide locum field workers, residential and domiciliary care workers and other job roles to local authorities, the health sector, private companies and service users. Registered with Care Quality Commission (CQC) and members of United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA) in providing Home Care Services.
    Coverage Greater London, Home Counties and surrounding area
    • Bow House Business Centre, 153-159 Bow Road, Bow, London, E3 2SE
  • OMNI Search & Selection

    We believe that those who have worked in the industry are the ones that understand it best, so that's why we employ recruiters with Healthcare experience to aid our clients across the UK. Omni Search & Selection cover all roles across the industry, addressing key areas such as Mental Health, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, General Practice and the NHS. We are also expert headhunters who can supply personnel for your most demanding roles.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Highwoods, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6AX

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Medium Pay:£48,750
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