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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  • 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 yearsí 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
  • 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
    • 1-5 58D High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AG
    • Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Bluefire Executive Search

    Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in Commercial, IT, HR, Technical, Engineering, Sales and Senior Management recruitment. Our award winning service offers UK wide coverage as well as industry leading assignment completion rates. We also provide relevant psychometric / skill tests and are REC and ISO certified.
    Coverage UK Wide
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • Invictus Recruitment Consultancy Ltd

    We supply a range of candidates currently registered across Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Healthcare Professionals, Doctors, Healthcare Scientists and Social Care. Our experienced and knowledgeable team of consultants truly understand their market and deliver a high quality service to meet clients' needs.These are the sectors in which we recruit:Acute, Ambulance Trust, Commissioning, Mental Health, Public sector, Private Healthcare, Private Sector
    Coverage UK wide
    • Second Floor, 59 Church Road, East Sussex, Brighton & Hove, BN3 2BD
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Brookes Recruitment Ltd

    Brookes Health Care Recruitment is one of the market leaders in the supply of temporary and permanent health and social care professionals of the highest quality. The key to our success is our understanding of the needs of both our clients and our applicants.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
  • 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
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Social Care Direct Recruitment

    We successfully recruit across the UK for all Health Care Opportunities including Nurse's, inc RMN/RNLD, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Hospital Management, Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Healthcare. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide healthcare providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • Heartbeat Healthcare Services Ltd

    We specialise in the recruitment of Nurses and Healthcare Staff on temporary and full time basis.
    Coverage Tayside, Perth and Kinross, Fife, Aberdeen, Angus
    • 15 Buttars Place, 2/L, Dundee, Tayside, DD2 4PL
  • JP Consulting

    A specialist Aesthetic, Spa/Beauty and Healthcare Consultancy operating UK wide. Looking for those hard to reach people... LOOK NO FURTHER... We never give up on finding the right match for your company or team. 24/7 dedicated team and Competitive Rates.
    Coverage UK Wide and Worldwide
    • Suite 2, High Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS16 7HA
    • 108 High Street, Hertfordshire, Berkhampsted, HP4 2BL
  • KTG Social Care

    A family business built on proven success within the health and Social Care Industry, A professional, dedicated team available 24/7 to attend to any staffing needs or emergency. We pride ourselves with being able to offer high calibre staff at the best prices. Donít compromise on quality, call us now.
    Coverage North West England
    • 1 Fishergate Court, Fishergate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8QF
  • turro

    Based in Leeds but covering the whole of the UK we specialise in Health and Social Care recruitment. Contact us today for your recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 4225 Park Approach, Rubicon Square, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8GB
  • White Knight Recruitment

    White Knight Recruitment has delivered specialist Admin and Clerical staff to NHS providers since 1989. We understand our clients requirements and have worked in partnership with a number of trusts for over 25 years.
    Coverage Southern England
    • White Knight Recruitment, Cityline House, Winchester Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TJ
  • 121 SOCIAL CARE

    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
  • 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
    • Office 36 23 King Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1AH
    • Unit 3 Rainbow Court Armstrong Way Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • Hammond Clarke

    The demands on the Health Care industry are greater than ever and Hammond Clarke understands the need to find the most competent staff in the field. Working with us affords clients access to over 10K active candidates as well as a wealth of industry knowledge to deliver for all Health Care positions. Supplying for the areas such as Mental Health, Nursing Homes and the NHS, we work nationwide with a specialist focus on the South East.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Rulisip, Ruislip, Hillingdon, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Team Support have a specialised Healthcare Division supplying into NHS and public sector contracts, private care homes, and specialised contracts.An established data base of candidates ensures our name as the number one choice in the Healthcare Industry for all of the Midlands and surrounding areas.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • 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
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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Occupational Therapists Salary Rates
Low Pay:£28,000
Medium Pay:£48,750
High Pay:£55,575
6 Month Change:Down 5.9%
Sample Size:2,230
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Average Occupational Therapists Salaries by Region
Scotland
£36k
North East
£39k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£43k
Midlands
£43k
East Anglia
£42k
London
£46k
Home Counties
£46k
South East
£43k
South West
£43k
Welsh Borders
£47k
Wales
£47k
North West
£42k
Northern
Ireland

£31k
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