Occupational Therapy Student placements

We offer clinical placements for second and third Year BSc or MSc Occupational Therapy students based in the United Kingdom (UK).  We are unable to offer placements for students enrolled on other professional courses.

Due to the specialist nature of our work, there will be large components of the placement which are observational and students may not be able to hold an individual caseload. However clinical supervisors will facilitate appropriate learning needs to ensure placement objectives can be met.

Our clinical teams are able to offer Occupational Therapy student placements in the following areas:

  • Orthopaedics and spinal surgery
  • International and Private Patients
  • Rheumatology/Plastic Surgery
  • Neuro-disability Service
  • Neurology
  • Haematology, Oncology, Immunology and Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Long term ventilation/Cardiology

We offer placements between 6 and 12 weeks only. The placements are subject to availability and staffing levels.

We are unable to accommodate overseas students, shadowing days or placements and work experience.

Please note: clinical placement allocations are made up to one year in advance. Last minute applications cannot be accommodated.

If you are a UK Occupational Therapy student and are interested in applying for a clinical placement, please email occupational.therapyadmin@gosh.nhs.uk