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Occupational Therapy Support Worker

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Occupational therapy support workers assist qualified occupational therapists with their daily duties. They work with the occupational therapists, helping people with physical or mental health problems to lead more independent lives.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Pay rates can vary depending on whether you are working with the NHS, with a private practice, or are self-employed. Within the NHS Agenda for Change scales occupational therapy support workers are paid on Band 3, £23,914 to £25,808 a year.

Assistant practitioner occupational therapy support workers on the higher grade are on Band 4, £25,914 to £28,187 a year.

The current pay scales are from April 2022.

Conditions

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Getting In

Most occupational therapy support workers work for the NHS. Entry is competitive.

What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

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Courtesy of NHS Education Scotland

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

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