Develop your career as an Internationally Educated Occupational Therapist with Devon Partnership NHS Trust

If you are interested in working in mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity, Devon Partnership NHS Trust has so much to offer.

How to apply

1. Send your CV or details to Benoy Paul at
2. Or go to Internationally Educated Occupational Therapist job3. Or All Jobs

What does the Internationally Educated Professionals Programme offer?

  • Pastoral and wellbeing support
  • Clinical support and teaching
  • Support with registration with HCPC

  • Competency assessment
  • Preceptorship programme

  • Great career opportunities
  • Continuous professional development and courses
  • Assistance with re-validation.

Offer also includes costs:

  • All priority visa costs (3 years)
  • Flights and transfers
  • Accommodation (3 months)
  • Welcome pack
  • Background checks
  • Registration related charges.

Interview and Pre-employment checks
If your application has been shortlisted, we will invite you to an interview. Our interviews take place on Microsoft Teams, We will contact you to arrange a time and date that suits you. After your interview, we will contact you within 24 hours to let you know the outcome.

Once your visa has arrived, the International Recruitment team will be able to book your flights for you. Our team will collect you from the airport and bring you down to Devon and to your accommodation. More information on accommodation can be found in our welcome document found here.

Post Arrival Support
Your first week with us will mostly consist of support with setting up bank accounts, getting used to your local area, registering with a GP and meeting your new colleagues. You will also attend many training sessions with our Practice Education team. We hold training sessions on: Cultural Adaptation, Emotional Intelligence, Being Resilient while in the UK, Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding and more.

You will be fully supported throughout your employment with DPT by not only your manager and your team, but also our dedicated Wellbeing Co-ordinator and Practice Educator who form our International Recruitment team.

Further information
Welcome to Devon Partnership NHS Trust. To contact us please email our International Recruitment Team on

How to apply

1. Send your CV or details to Benoy Paul at
2. Or go to Internationally Educated Occupational Therapist job3. Or All Jobs


Working here

We know that working in a team and having the right support available is important to providing the best quality care for people using our services, as well as being important for your own health and wellbeing.

Our mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services cover the whole of Devon with opportunities in our community and inpatient settings.

  • Exeter: Health and Wellbeing Clinic, community teams, inpatient services, Mother and Baby Unit, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, The Haldon Eating Disorder Service, The Cedars, West of England Specialist Gender Identity Clinic.
  • North Devon: Mental health and learning disability teams in Barnstaple, Bideford, Ilfracombe and wards at North Devon District Hospital.
  • East and Mid Devon: Mental health and learning disability teams in Exmouth, Honiton, Tiverton, Crediton.
  • South and West Devon: Community teams in Ivybridge, Okehampton, Tavistock, Totnes. Secure services in Dawlish.
  • Torbay: Health and Wellbeing Clinic, community teams and wards at Torbay Hospital.

Living here

Wherever you choose to work you’re sure to find a home you’ll love. From the bustle of Exeter and Barnstaple to the picturesque villages surrounding the moors and the coastal beauty – if you're looking for work-life balance, you’ll find it here.

Living in Devon

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Areas of interest

Areas of interest

Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay and Barnstaple are filled with activities, so whether you choose to live there or visit for the day – you’ll find a home from home.



Our main supermarkets in the UK are: Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, Lidl and Aldi. We also have slightly smaller convenience stores, such as Co-op, Londis, Spar, Premier and more.

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Devon Partnership Trust will provide you with up to three months accommodation which will begin on the day you arrive.