AOTI New Graduate Webinar

A free, informative and supportive learning opportunity for new graduates

Event Date 30 Nov 2022
Time 12:30 - 13:30


AOTI would like to welcome all new graduates to this informative webinar on the 30th of November 2022 from 12:30-13:30. This event is being offered free of charge to any interested Occupational Therapists and AOTI membership is not required to attend.

The session is aimed at those about to embark on their career as an Occupational Therapist or those who are new in their job. It will provide information on what to expect when starting out on your professional career. Valuable advice and perspectives will be given from both an Occupational Therapy Manager and a new graduate Occupational Therapist. In addition, essential information on continuing professional development (CPD) will be given by AOTI's Director of Professional Development. There will be an opportuntiy for Q&A also.

This webinar aims to provide new grads with encouragement and confidence to start off their careers in the best way possible. Odhrán Allen, CEO of AOTI, will moderate this session and participate in the Q&A with the speakers. 

The speakers at this webinar will be:


Aoife O' Gorman, Occupational Therapy Manager, St James's Hospital Dublin

  • Aoife will discuss what to expect in the first 6months to a year in a new job
  • Tips on how to feel confident and grow in a new role
  • Advice on transitioning from student to working professional
  • Information on seeking a job, registering with agencies and sending out CVs.


Kinza Tabassum, New Graduate Occupational Therapist

  • Kinza will provide an overview of her experience as a new graduate OT
  • She will discuss her role on AOTI's Management Team and how it assists in her professional develoment and growth
  • She will provide advice for new graduates entering the workforce on how best to flourish.


Orla Foster, Director of Professional Development, AOTI

  • Orla will provide an overview of what CPD is and what the requirements for Occupational Therapists are in line with the code of ethics and CORU 
  • She will also give an overview of the AOTI CPD resources available including the CPD portfolio and advice on best ways to manage CPD for new graduates


Be sure to book your place by registering today and don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues. We look forward to meeting you at the event. 











Application and Payment information:
  • Payment in full is taken at the time of application.
  • Payment of the fee does not guarantee you a place at this event.
  • Full payment must be received prior to the closing date in order to secure your place.
  • If the event is oversubscribed you will be provided with a full refund.
  • Successful applicants will be notified that they have a place at the event following the closing date.
  • Places are limited and members are advised to apply early to secure a place.
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