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Mrs. Sara Simons

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
  • Department: Occupational Therapy

General information

Professional/Academic qualification

  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • State Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Certificate in Management Studies
  • Certificate in Group and Family Work ( Institute of Family Therapy )
  • Certificate in Yoga Teaching
  • NVQ Level 4 Learning Development
  • D32, D33 Assessor Awards
  • D34 Internal Verifiers Award
  • Licenticiateship City and Guilds (LCG1)

Current study being undertaken and expected date of completion

  • Completion of MA (Education) February 2011


  • Module leader BScOT
  • Dissertation supervisor
  • Personal tutor
  • Disability Co-ordinator SOH
  • SOH School based practice learning group
  • SOH Learning & Teaching strategy group
  • SOH Admissions working group
  • Practice Educator Curriculum group
  • Member of Placement Journey Project group
  • External Member for School of Education QSEC
  • Chair Practice Education committee (OT)
  • Lead for OT Consultancy services


Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Practice Education
  • Disability Studies

Special areas of clinical interest (link teachers)

  • Mental Health
  • Disability studies
  • Clinical Supervision
  • National Vocations Qualifications Health Care
  • Management studies

Membership of professional bodies, national committees etc

  • College of Occupational Therapists
  • Health Professions Council
  • Friends of Yoga Teaching Association
  • British Association of Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • Member of Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Elected Member of COT Learning and Development Board
  • Member Practice placement tutor forum


Jump to: 2017


  1. Beaulieu, K., Simons, S., Wetherell, H., Harries, K., McNamara, A. and Bryant, H. (2017) Can partnership working improve advocacy services for individuals with long term conditions in practice? Poster presented to: Royal College of Occupational Therapists 41st Annual Conference (COT2017), Birmingham, 19-20 June 2017.
This list was generated from NECTAR on Mon May 21 16:00:54 2018 BST.

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