Mrs Victoria Gilbert

BSc (Hons), MSc

Placement Tutor / Lecturer for Occupational Therapy

Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work


  • Joined the Occupational Therapy team at Oxford Brookes in 2016.
  • Placement Tutor for Occupational Therapy: Planning and organisation of clinical placements for OT students including the management of students while on placement.
  • Teaching skills sessions in Module: Human Performance and Function in Occupational Therapy.

Areas of expertise

  • Occupational Therapy and physical disability
  • Occupational Therapy and spinal cord injury

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

  • Placement tutor for clinical placements.
  • Responsible for Professional Development Modules- Preparation for Practice and practice placements.
  • OCCT4003: Human Performance and Function: Skills seminars.

Associate teaching Certificate (2017): Oxford Brookes University. Aim to complete to PCTHE.


MSc Dissertation

‘How is vocational rehabilitation following spinal cord injury addressed in UK NHS spinal cord rehabilitation centres?’ Completed in 2014.

Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • HCPC Registered: OT.33524
  • Member of The British Association of Occupational Therapists: BT0220798.



  • 31st Guttmann Multidisciplinary meeting, Stoke Mandeville Hospital: 27 th June 2014. Presentation of MSc dissertation: “How is vocational rehabilitation following spinal cord injury addressed in UK NHS spinal cord injury rehabilitation centres?"
  • 30th Guttmann Multidisciplinary meeting, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore: 28th June 2013. ‘Lifelong learning for lifelong care’

Further details

  • 2005-2016: Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust: National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital: Specialist and
  • Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist.
  • 2003-2005: Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust: Rheumatology and Spinal surgery: Senior 2 Occupational Therapist.
  • 2001-2003: South Buckinghamshire NHS Trust: Rotational Basic Grade Occupational Therapist: Medical, Orthopaedic, Care of the Elderly, Wheelchair Service.