Everyone wants a rewarding career. Whether you are just wanting a change of pace or don’t find your current profession very rewarding, you should definitely look into occupational therapy assistant jobs. These jobs typically require about two years of training, although this does vary slightly from one state to the next. If you’re not sure how much training you need to become an occupational therapy assistant, contact your local community college or vocational school and ask. They should be more than willing to share lots of information with you about how to qualify for occupational therapy assistant jobs.
Occupational therapy assistants work in a wide variety of settings. Some work in out patient clinics while others work in hospitals and nursing homes. In general, occupational therapy assistants don’t often have weekends off, but they rarely work nights, making it a suitable job for many people with families. The pay for this position tends to be very competitive. The job market is growing, as the world’s population ages and needs more medical care. If this isn’t a field you have previously considered, you really do owe it to yourself to give occupational therapy assisting some serious thought. You may find it’s the perfect career.