Therapy Professionals

Job holders in this unit group plan and apply physical and therapeutic treatments and activities to assist recovery from physical and mental illness and to minimise the effects of disabilities.


New workers

New workers start around £15,356. Normal pay is £28,683 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £42,234.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 21,737 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Provides support and guidance to patients regarding hereditary conditions and genetic testing..

  • Diagnoses and treats behavioural problems in animals.

  • Adopts a holistic approach in assessing the overall health of the patient, and treats by inserting needles under the skin at particular locations according to the disorder being treated.

  • Prevents, recognises and treats injuries incurred playing sports or doing exercise and helps people manage injuries and rehabilitate themselves.

  • Manipulates and massages patient to discover the cause of pain, relieve discomfort, restore function and mobility and to correct irregularities in body structure.

  • Diagnoses and treats disorders of vision and eye movements, monitors subsequent progress and recommends further optical, pharmacological or surgical treatment as required.

  • Prescribes diet therapy and gives advice to patients, health care professionals and the public on dietetic and nutritional matters for those with special dietary requirements or to prevent illness amongst the general population.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Mental Health

  • Physical Therapy

  • Psychology

  • Pulmonology

  • Auditing

  • Treatment Planning

  • Rehabilitation

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Clinical Supervision

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Teaching

  • Customer Service

  • Research

  • Planning

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • English Language

  • Leadership

  • Teamwork

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.