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.
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.