Occupational Therapists: Choose Northern Ireland


Whether you are a graduate Occupational Therapist looking for a Band 5 role or a few years into your OT career searching for progression, Direct Medics can help find your ideal locum role in Northern Ireland plus for a limited time onlywe have a £250 New Start Bonus to avail of!

Placement Settings

We offer our Allied Health Professionals long and short-term locum roles. Locum positions are a great way of working to suit your lifestyle, enhancing your earning potential and with opportunities ranging from 3 months to 2 years, it’s an ideal way of adding to your clinical experience.

Our Allied Health Team work closely with all Trusts across Northern Ireland and have full-time and part-time Occupational Therapy roles available for all bands, specialties and settings including but not limited to:

  • Acute
  • Community
  • Learning Disability
  • Dementia
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants

Why work in Northern Ireland?

Renowned for its beautiful scenery and historic attractions – Northern Ireland is an ideal choice when it comes to quality of life. There is an area to suit everyone so why not move to the vibrant country to experience the true history and culture of Northern Ireland.

Titanic Slipways: Visit the place where the Titanic was designed, built and launched. Follow the story of her journey in the interactive museum and through different tours available in the area.

North Coast: Take a car, bus or train and travel along the coastline to the North of the city. Live in or visit the scenic towns of Portrush and Portstewart, play a round of golf at the world famous Portush Golf Club, enjoy a family day out at Curry’s Amusement Park or walk across the rope bridge and hexagon cobbles at The Giants Causeway.

Tour the Country: No matter what area you are based, other cities and towns within Northern Ireland are easily accessible to one another via car or local bus and train transport lines. Dublin is also only 2 hours away.

Why Choose Direct Medics?

For a limited time only, we are offering a New Start Bonus of £250* to any Occupational Therapist who works with Direct Medics in Northern Ireland. T&Cs apply which can be read here.

We also provide Allied Health Professionals with an outstanding array of benefits. The following services are provided without any conditions and at no cost:

  • £250 New Start Bonus!*
  • Help towards your HCPC Registration Fee! *
  • FREE Mandatory Training Including MH and BLS*
  • FREE Fitness to Work certificate / Occupational Health Clearance
  • FREE Enhanced Criminal Records Check
  • FREE Uniform
  • FREE Online Training
  • Relocation Assistance for all candidates
  • Accommodation Allowance is available to applicants
  • Up to £1000 –for each referral who successfully registers and works with Direct Medics!*
  • Mileage paid at Trust rates
  • Dedicated Consultant to help develop both you & your career

*T&Cs Apply

If you are interested in learning more about our current Occupational Therapy job opportunities available across Northern Ireland, visit our jobs board or contact our Recruitment Team directly on 028 9059 0077