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; and our Webinar Programme.


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

Regional Network

Get allocated to one of our eleven regions, with the opportunity to take part in a range of communication and networking activities (via Facebook, WhatsApp and Zoom).

Membership and profile fees

Join us and get all the benefits


£35 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

Free with membership

Please email
[email protected]
if you would like a profile.

Supplement your studies

Student membership

We offer discounted student rates for all our activities/events.

If you are interested in a student membership, please email
[email protected].

All new applications are currently suspended until the end of November whilst the new RCOT CRM system is launched. Applications will then need to be completed on the RCOT website.