Become a member of the RCOT Specialist Section-Independent Practice

Member benefits


Place a listing in our online FIND AN OT directory, to advertise your occupational therapy services.

Annual Conference

Providing CPD and networking opportunities.


Including our NEW Start-Up and Succeed business start up training course (replacing Look Before You Leap and launched May21); and our Webinar Programme covering a range of business topics, resources and skills.


Including our member-only website, business guides, monthly eNEWS, email updates and help email ([email protected]).

Regional Network

You will be allocated to one of our eleven regions, with the opportunity to take part in both communication activities (via Regional Facebook and WhatsApp Groups) and networking/learning activities (via Regional Networking and National Networking / Fora).

Membership and profile fees

Join us and get all the benefits


£45 per year

You must be a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (formerly BAOT) and HCPC registered.

Market your business online

Directory profile

£75 + vat per year

All profile holders must be a member of our Specialist Section.

Student Membership

We offer discounted student rates for all our activities/events. If you are interested in membership, please email. [email protected]

Complete our online application, make a secure online card payment and get instant access to your member's area where you can access your member benefits (incl. purchase a profile).

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