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Occupational therapist

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I work with a variety of patients to help improve their everyday care and their lives. In particular, I help people who have difficulty in carrying out everyday activities because of disability, illness, trauma, ageing or a host of long-term conditions.

Top skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Patience and enthusiasm

Ability to work well within a team

What training do I need to become an occupational therapist?

A (BSc) or (MSc) degree in occupational therapy, before registering with the Health and Care Professions Council.