Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Inga-Britt Lindström grant award

The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists (FSA) has established a grant award in the name of Inga-Britt Lindström to recognize her long commitment and unwavering effort as the president of the Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists from 1978 until 2008.
The purpose of the grant is to support the development of occupational therapy in the applicant’s native country. The maximum amount of the grant is 10 000 Swedish kronor (SEK) per year. 

Closing date is 1 October 2012.

The grant is anticipated to be used to supplement in part the costs associated with activities such as

·         participation in occupational therapy workshops, seminars, conferences or congresses in Sweden,
·         study visits or auscultation in Sweden aimed at gathering extensive knowledge of occupational therapy practice,
·         studies in Sweden at the doctorate or masters level related to research and education in occupational therapy,
·         Presenting an abstract at COTEC or WFOT congresses.

For details please visit:

Monday, May 28, 2012

International Occupational Therapy Scholarship

Our International Occupational Therapy Scholarships programme is open to occupational therapists from India applying to study at Sheffield Hallam University on the MSc Applying Occupational Therapy programme who will be enrolling in September 2012.
The scholarships will be awarded to well-qualified students who demonstrate professional achievement in the personal statement on their scholarship application form. Successful applicants will have their course fees reduced by £3000.
The MSc Applying Occupational Therapy Programme comes from the same Faculty as the successful MSc Applying Physiotherapy course.
How to apply for the International Occupational Therapy Scholarships
Scholarship applications must be submitted by 20 July 2012 by post or e-mail to
Direct Admissions Team
Admissions Office
Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
S1 1WB

Fax + 44 (0) 114 225 2167
Phone +44 (0) 114 225 3410
To be eligible to apply for the Postgraduate International Occupational Therapy Scholarship you must
·         be classed as an international student for fees purposes
·         have a good undergraduate degree
·         have, or expect to achieve, a minimum of IELTS 6.5
·         be enrolling on the MSc Applying Occupational Therapy Course at Sheffield Hallam starting in September 2012
·         be able to evidence professional achievement in your personal statement
·         have submitted your course application
The scholarships panel will consider the quality of the personal statement alongside academic achievement when allocating scholarships. The panel will be held after the closing date and applicants will be notified approximately one week after the closing date using the contact details provided on their application form. The decision of the panel is final.
Further information
If you cannot download the application form (Word 53KB), or have any other enquiries about the International Occupational Therapy Achievement Scholarships, please contact
Direct Admissions Team
Admissions Office
Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
S1 1WB

Fax +44 (0) 114 225 2167
Phone +44 (0) 114 225 3410

Friday, May 25, 2012

Occupational therapy and other allied health post in Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (CRC) – Ahmedabad

Name of the Post
No of Post
Scale of pay
Age limit
Lecturer in Occupational Therapy(UR)
PB 3 ( 15600-39100) GP 5400
35 years
 Postgraduate Degree I Diploma of two year full time course in Occupational Therapy
Two years experience in the field

Lecturer in Physical Therapy (UR)
PB 3 ( 15600-39100) GP 5400
35 years
 Postgraduate Degree I Diploma of two year full time course in Physiotherapy.
Two years experience in the field

Prosthesist & Orthotist (UR)
PB – 2 ( 9300-34800) grade pay 4600
40- years
Degree from a recognized Institution in ProsthotistiOrthotist.
Four years experience of having worked in the field.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Various Occupational Therapy Post

1)Tthere is a vacancy for occupational therapist in abu dhabi,you should have more than 2 years of experience after registering with IOTA; Interested candidates plse sent their resume to 

2) full time/Part time Occupational Therapist for Kids therapy center at Kumaran Specialities Hospital,Ashok Nagar.
Qualification required: Undergraduate
number of Post :2
Last date for submission of application: 31st May 2012
Interested candidates can send their resume to following id:

Further Details contact: 

Mr.U.Ganapathy Sankar,M.O.T(Pediatrics)
Kids therapy center
Kumaran Specialities Hospital,
Ashok Nagar,Chennai-83.
Tamil nadu.
cell no: +91 9841129481

3) There's a vacancy for occupational therapist at 'New Horizons Child Development Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai.' Interested candidates please email their resume to

Information courtesy: facebook group 

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Occupational Therapy Post In Mumbai

Occupational Therapists Required (Part / Full Time)  At A Pediatric Therapy Centre In Kandivali. 
Address: Jeet Clinic , Gyan Kutir Bldg., Ram Gully, Kandivali West. 
Contact: Dr Sharuja Sarap - Phone: 9820505197
Information courtesy:

Junior / Senior Occupational Therapist at COM-DEALL Trust

Job Description
1.     To conduct assessments for children with developmental disabilities and other associated conditions as per the procedures followed at Com DEALL (individual & group)
2.     To develop individualized profile based intervention plans for children with developmental disabilities (both group & individual sessions)
3.     Monthly documentation of intervention program (taken from child’s profile, intervention program, child’s responses and progress) as per the schedule followed at Com DEALL
4.     Conduct demonstration therapy and document the same
5.     To work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams
6.     To share responsibilities with group members and be a proactive team member
7.     Contribute to and participate in any other activity of the Com DEALL Trust

Location of posting: BANGALORE (Mumbai, Ernakulam, Calicut and Gwalior will be considered if the candidate so desires).

Compensation Offered*

Junior Occupational Therapist: 6900-200-8100-250- 9300- 300- 10500 Gross Rs.15042/- 

Senior Occupational Therapist:  8500-250-9500-300- 10700-350-12100 /- Gross Rs. 18530/-

Company Profile
A nonprofit trust, running intervention programs for children with autism spectrum disorders and other communication disorders. The positions advertised are for the Head Office of the Trust in Bangalore. However similar positions are also available at its other centers being run by affiliates in Bangalore, Mumbai, Ernakulam, Calicut, Gwalior and possibly one or two more additional centers in North Indian cities from June 2012.

Contact details:
47, Hutchins Road II Cross
Cooke's Town (Sarvajna Nagara)
Bangalore 560084
Tel : 080 25800826/27

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Sr. Executive Godrej - India

About the Business
Godrej Interio has a whole array of home furniture as well as institutional furniture ranging from bedroom sets, dinning sets, kitchens, kids furniture, desks, seating systems, open plan office systems, storage systems, etc. Our products have been certified by India's leading medical fraternity as being ergonomically and scientifically designed.
Job Profile
Key Responsibilities
1) Create positioning of ERGONOMIC SEATING EXPERT
2) Train the dealers in deployment of ERGOMETER and creation of ERGO ZONES
3) To assist in generating and closing business enquiries
4) To assist team in getting billing for Ergonomic Services
Job Description
1)Interact with outside vendors to develop and implement ergonomic furniture and equipment standards and process from selection to deployment.�
2)Develop and implement an efficient system to manage ergonomic scheduling, evaluation, report generation, data extraction and equipment ordering.
3)Using principles of ergonomics to evaluate risk factors provide sound recommendations to reduce risks in both office and industrial settings.
4)Recommend and develop appropriate strategies to address company/ client ergonomic riscs.
5)Investigate and resolve issues, questions, or concerns received from within the company, among outside customers, regulatory agencies, etc.�
6)Identify hazardous workplace conditions and work with subject matter experts to recommend controls and/or personal protective equipment.�
7)Assume responsibility for developing/maintaining/advancing specific EHS program areas and supporting EHS needs for assigned buildings/organisations.�
8)Support emergency response activities as required.�

Qualification Details
Essential Qualification: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy human factors or ergonomics�
Preferred Qualification: -
Experience Details
Essential Experience: 1-3 yrs
Preferred Experience: -
Special Skill
Essential : Self starter
Planning skills
Organizing skills
Computer proficiency
Written and verbal communications

Monday, May 7, 2012

Occupational Therapy post in Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University

Dear colleagues,

The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kuwait University, has recently established a new department of Occupational Therapy and has vacancies for a Lecturers and a Senior Lecturer positions

Applicants MUST have a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy and a relevant Master’s degree. Lecturers MUST have a minimum of 10 years’ teaching experience since obtaining their Master’s degree and Senior Lecturers must have 15 years’ experience.

Salaries and benefits
The monthly salary for Lecturers, including basic salary (KD 730 – 842) and professional/technical allowances, is 1750 - 1862 Kuwaiti dinars per month. Senior Lecturers receive 2030 – 2142 Kuwaiti dinars per month (basic salary 830 - 942). In addition there is a cost of living allowance of KD 50 per month, a housing allowance of KD 300 per month (single) or KD 400 (married and accompanied male). There is also an end of service gratuity of half a month’s basic salary for the first five years of service and one month’s basic salary for each year of service thereafter. Other benefits include paid summer leave of approximately 12 weeks, paid 2 week mid-year break, furniture allowance of KD 2000, round trip air tickets, conference attended and medical insurance. Salaries and allowances are paid in Kuwaiti dinars. There is no income tax in Kuwait, and currency is transferable without restriction.

If you are interested, or know someone who might be interested, please contact me directly (Mohammed Shaban Nadar, PhD, OTR, ).

Required Documents
You can scan and e-mail me the following documents
1. Degree Certificate (Bachelor and Masters)
2. Transcript of grades (Bachelor and Masters)
3. Copy of passport
4. Any other supporting documents (e.g., certificates of experiences, recommendation letters,…)

Due Date
The due date for submission is Monday 14 May 2012

Please pass on the word

Thank you

Mohammed Shaban Nadar, PhD, OTR

Occupational Therapy Department
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
Kuwait University

occupational therapy Job

Training Officer
Sense International (India)
Location: Ahmedabad, Delhi, India
Position: Training Officer

Job Description and Person Specification

Reports to: Training Manager 

Location: Delhi/Ahmedabad, although the job will involve travel to projects on a regular basis. 
Salary: The starting salary for this post ranges between INR 20,000 to 25,000 per month. Please note that Sense International (India) also offers benefits such as Leave Travel Allowance, Medical etc. You will be entitled for these benefits only after the successful completion of your probationary period.

Nature: The post is contractual in nature. This is a renewable contract of 2 years (inclusive of 6 months probationary period). 

Hours: 44 hours per week (Including Lunch Break) PERSON SPECIFICATION: 

Qualification and Experience

• A Masters in Occupational Therapy/ B.Sc. Occupational Therapy/ Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
• Should have experience of organising trainings programmes in association with various partners. 

Essential Requirements

• Willing to travel 8-10 days a month to partner locations Effectively communicate and support in training sessions. 
• Able to analyze data and situations and adopt effective course of action 
• Relate and interact successfully with persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. 
• Proficient in basic computer operations and MS Office programs. 
• Initiative and the ability to offer new ideas.
• Keep up to date with developments in the field by reading relevant journals, going to meetings and attending relevant courses.

Desirable Requirements 

• Good interpersonal skills to work with people at all levels 
• Written and spoken communication skills in Hindi and English. Knowledge of other language will be added advantage.
• Problem-solving and negotiation skills.
• Able to manage time and meet deadlines.
• Able to facilitate groups.
• Good personal presentation.
• Personal commitment to improving one's own knowledge and skills.
for more details please visit :

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Occupational therapy job in MUMBAI

Dr. Alok S Patil's HCR Clinic requires Occupational Therapist to assist with therapy in CLINIC and HOME CARE settings - ON CALL basis. 

Candidate should be willing to travel in Mumbai & work at flexible time.

Fresh graduates can also send their resume to For more details about the clinic visit:

Thursday, May 3, 2012


(Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India)
Phone No.: 0671 – 2805347, 2805552, Fax: 0671 - 2805862 Website:
1. Last date of   receipt of Application form 18.06.2012
2. Last date of   receipt of Application form from
North Eastern States, J&K & Andaman & Nicobar Islands 20.06.2012
3. Date of Entrance Test 08.07.2012
4. Declaration of Result 20.07.2012
5. Date for Counselling cum Admission 12.09.2012 – 13.09.2012
6. Session begins 01.10.2012
The merit list of successful candidates will be made available on SVNIRTAR website on
NB: Duly filled in application form should reach:-
The Chairman-Cum-Director (PG Admission)
Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation
Training & Research, At: Olatpur, PO:Bairoi,
Dist: Cuttack, Odisha – 754010


Cost of Information Brochure
Rs. 500/- for General candidate (for SC/ST/PH- Rs. 400/-), if by post add Rs.50/-
1. Sale of Prospectus-Cum-Application 14.05.2012
2. Last date of receipt and sale of Application 18.06.2012
3. Last date for receipt of application Form- North
East States, J&K, Andaman & Nicober Islands
4. Despatch of Admit Card 20.06.2012
5. Date of Entrance Examination 08.07.2012
6. Declaration of Result (Tentative) 20.07.2012
7. 1st Round of Counselling 22 & 23.08.2012
8. 2 nd Round of Counseling 30 & 31.08.2012
9. Session begins for NIOH 05.09.2012
10. Session begins for SVNIRTAR 03.10.2012

Admission notice for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in IPH, Delhi

(An Autonomous Institute under Ministry of Social Justice  & Empowerment, Govt. of India)

Affiliated to University of Delhi


                 Applications are invited on prescribed forms for admission to the 1st year of following courses for the academic session 2012-2013. Entrance test for admission will be conducted on 10th June-2012 (Sunday) at Delhi by University of Delhi.
 Eligibility Conditions
Course                                    Duration         Eligibility qualification
                Bachelor of                                         4 ½ years             10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry                          Occupational therapy(BOT)                                         Biology and English (PCBE), provided the
candidate pass each subject separately.               

Eligibility Qualification:  SSC Examination of CBSE or equivalent (10+2) with 50% or more marks for general category and 45% for SC/ST/PH and CWAPP category in the aggregate of four subjects viz. PCBE for BOT and provided the candidate has passed in each subject separately.  The candidates appearing/appeared in the 10+2 examination may also apply.   However, it is subjected to their clearance of qualifying examination with required percentage of marks before declaration of result of entrance test.
The candidates who have passed their 10+2 examination before the year 2009-2010 and have discontinued their regular studies for more than 3 years are not eligible to appear in the entrance test.
Age as on 01.08.2012             Minimum 17 years of age
Maximum of 23 years of age  for General Category, 28 years of age  in case of SC/ST/PH category

Distribution of Seats

Total No. of seats
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

*     PH            -           Physically Handicapped –(3% seats) horizontal reservation across the categories
**   STNA       -           States where such training facilities are not
                                    available. (List provided by Ministry of S.J&E, Govt. of India)
***CWAPP    -           Children of War Widows and Army personnel
                                                who have died or disabled during hostilities.
****FN           -           Foreign Nationals.
Cost of Prospectus and application form:  Prospectus will be available  at following costs.
Category                              Institute Counter(By Hand)                        By Post
 General                                               Rs. 500/-                                              Rs. 550/-
Scheduled caste/                            
                 Scheduled Tribe/                          Rs. 250/-                                 Rs. 300/-
Physically Handicapped                

The Prospectus cum Application form can be obtained by depositing a pay order/demand draft drawn in favour of “Director, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped” payable at New Delhi.  Prospectus will be available on sale counter in Accounts Section of Institute between 10.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M. on all working days.
Important Dates to remember
Date of sale of Prospectus at Institute                    :03.04.2012  to 18.05.2012 till 4.00 PM
Last date for issue of Prospectus by pos                t              :11.05.2012 (Friday)  5.00 P.M.
Last date for receipt of application form                                :18.05.2012   (Friday) 5.00 P.M.

Date of Entrance Test         :10.06.2012(Sunday)                              

N.B:           Application form with Prospectus can also be downloaded from the Institute website”.   However, such down loaded application forms should be submitted alongwith a Bank draft of Rs. 550/- for General Category and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST& PH candidates.