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 to be launched early 2021); 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

You will be 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


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

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.

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