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The College of Occupational Therapists is committed to promoting the unique value and benefits of occupational therapy to the public, service commissioners and political representatives. We work to ensure the profession's rightful place in health and social care delivery and encourage our members to play an active role as ambassadors for the profession.

The College is a registered charity and wholly owned subsidiary of the Association, which acts on behalf of all members of the Association. The College sets the professional and educational standards for the occupational therapy profession and represents the profession at the national and international levels. COT plays a crucial role in promoting the profession and meeting the professional needs of occupational therapy staff in the UK.

Please use the links below to learn more about our current vacancies:
 

 

Assistant Director Communications and Marketing

Full time, permanent (35 hours per week)

The College of Occupational Therapists based near London Bridge, SE1

 
Salary circa £70k (35 hours per week) plus benefits
 
We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing, to take overall responsibility for managing a team of 16 skilled staff. The range of the role covers media relations and communications, the annual conference, Royal events with our patron and other membership events, digital media, publications and commercial activities.

The last year has seen significant developments within the COT Communications and Marketing Team that has meant we have been able to enhance our offer to members which includes developing a planned new website for members.

This is an exciting time to build on the developments of the team. This role will be responsible for the development and implementation of a communications and marketing strategy to raise the profile of occupational therapy with the general public throughout the UK.

The right candidate will have proven track record in developing and managing communications and marketing strategies. We are looking for an excellent candidate with proven leadership skills and a dynamic nature. Equally important is experience and expertise in the use of a range of media to raise the profile of occupational therapy.

The new Assistant Director will be joining a committed and dedicated management team intent on meeting the business objectives of the organisation.

The College of Occupational Therapists (COT) is the only professional body for occupational therapists in the UK, acting as a voice for the profession, providing trade union membership and a wide range of services to its members. It has a membership of circa 32,000 occupational therapy professionals and students.

This is a full-time post based at our London office. To apply please send your CV with supporting letter explaining why you are interested in this role by email to HRAdmin@cot.co.uk - for the attention of Angela Conway.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on 26th January 2017.

The College is a registered charity, which promotes occupational therapy, social and health care issues within the UK and overseas. The College strives to be an equal opportunities employer.
 

 
  
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Content Writer

Full time, permanent

The College of Occupational Therapists based near London Bridge, SE1

Salary circa £30,000 (35 hours per week)

The College of Occupational Therapists (COT) is the only professional body for occupational therapists in the UK, acting as a voice for the profession and providing trade union membership. It has a membership of over 30,000 occupational therapy professionals and students.

COT is looking to recruit an experienced journalist/writer to identify, research and write news, analysis and features for the College’s professional best practice monthly magazine Occupational Therapy News, the website and other internal and external communications channels.

Other duties include reporting on the external and lobbying activities of the College, including the annual conference, Royal visits, and other events and campaigns, providing support with copy consistency across the organisation, and following and engaging with social media.

Applicants will have a fresh and lively creative writing style, and have an interest in the health and social care sector. They will need the interviewing skills and accuracy required to deal professionally with key figures, members and external influencers at national and international levels.

This is a full-time post based at our London office. To apply please send your CV with supporting letter by email to HRAdmin@cot.co.uk for the attention of Angela Conway.

 
Closing date for applications is noon on 24 January 2017.
Interviews will be held on 7 February 2017.

The College is a registered charity which promotes occupational therapy, social and health care issues within the UK and overseas. The College strives to be an equal opportunities employer.