Therapist Manager working for an Occupational Therapy Practice.  Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom,


Our client is a well-respected and established Occupational Therapy Practice. They are looking for a Therapist Manager to join their busy, growing team in Hook.

The role requires an individual with excellent organisational and people management skills, ideally with a background in occupational therapy or recruitment within the healthcare industry. The successful candidate will have the drive, passion, and experience to take a strategic approach to growing their office based team and expand their nationwide network of Occupational Therapists.

Details of the role

The overall aim of the Therapist Manager will be the sourcing, attracting, and recruiting of Occupational Therapist Associates to the Practice. They will act as the in-house expert in developing company as an employer of choice, understanding the intricacies of market competition.

The Therapist Manager will be responsible for the following core tasks.

Build and develop excellent links with current Associates.

Associate recruitment:-

  • Create a strategic development plan delivered to the management team, to pro-actively grow the associate network
  • Maintain and grow the interested in private practice mailing list, to enable the creation of talent pools and pipelines of engaged potential associates
  • Organising selection days and interviews - in person and via Skype
  • React swiftly to requests from the team to source associates for cases or contracts
  • Proactively address and troubleshoot any resourcing barriers
  • Create proactive & targeted recruitment initiatives and marketing activity
  • The use of social media platforms with the Marketing Manager to attract associates
  • Work with the Network Coordinator to swiftly register new associates
  • Produce future development plans for the business, for example in the areas of physiotherapy and speech and language therapy
  • Operate within agreed budget, utilising free and cost effective resources available
  • Develop associate attraction methods, benchmarking against and researching other external organisations.


  • Attend appropriate industry related events to recruit associates
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to create video presentations for exhibition stand
  • Help co-ordinate and organise the associate 2 yearly conference.

Skills and qualifications

The following skills and qualifications will be required/desirable:

  • Educated to A-level or equivalent
  • This role does not require any clinical knowledge or background, however experience as an Occupational Therapist or in a healthcare organisation would be an advantage
  • Project management experience would be beneficial
  • Experience of IR35 legislation is desirable but not essential
  • Willingness to undertake a DBS check
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, caring, friendly and always willing to listen
  • Clear decision maker who takes responsibility for actions, projects and people
  • Innovative problem solver with drive and determination
  • Flexible approach to work in order to achieve demanding goals
  • Strong influencing and negotiation techniques
  • Able to become a true business brand ambassador
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, demonstrate ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • Skilled communicator through written reporting and verbal presentation
  • Within the team, a desire to question the status quo and be innovative.
To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link:

Please quote reference number JobG8 -6698-629615461-TITC