RCOT Board Membership Opportunities


RCOT learning and development board vacancies

The RCOT Learning and Development Board is looking for 1 new member who wishes to support the work of the College. The term of office is three years commencing from June 2017. This is a real opportunity for OTs interested in pre and post-registration occupational therapy education throughout the UK to influence the profession and provide strategic leadership.

For further information and a nomination form please contact Angie Brown by email: angie.brown@cot.co.uk or tel: 0207 450 2369.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 26 April 2017.

RCOT research and development board vacancies

The Research and Development Board is seeking 2 new members to join the Board from June 2017. The term of office is three years. All you need is a strong interest or experience in one or more of the following areas so that you can contribute a perspective to forthcoming R&D work priorities:

  • The strategic direction of research for the profession
  • Understanding of the R&D policy contexts in the UK
  • Building research capacity to increase our evidence base for practice


The forthcoming vacancies on the R&D Board include a protected position for a post-graduate research student. We would also be particularly pleased to receive nominations from occupational therapy service managers, although nominations from all sections of the membership will be very welcome.

For further information and a nomination form please contact please contact Lesley Gleaves by email at: lesley.gleaves@cot.co.uk or tel: 0207 450 2323.

Deadline for receipt of nominations is: Wednesday 26 April 2017.