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Benefits of associate membership

CSP associate membership is open to support workers, rehab assistants, technical instructors and assistant practitioners with some physiotherapy duties.

Take a look at some of the great benefits below:

Not sure who your CSP steward or safety rep is?
  • ask at your NHS job induction
  • check out the CSP noticeboard in your workplace
  • phone the CSP Enquiries Team (ET) on 020 7306 6666
  1. Specialist workplace representation and legal support from the only trade union dedicated to physiotherapy staff
  2. Your own online resources, including web pages, newsletter and interactiveCSP discussion forum where you can learn, communicate and share knowledge with peers and with the CSP
  3. Career development support including a free annual event*, funding for courses, our ePortfolio tool, and an associate member officer to answer your questions
  4. A unified voice through all CSP committees, including your own national committee and voting rights on Council
  5. The latest physiotherapy news and features delivered directly to you every week
  6. The opportunity to save money on everyday items through CSP Plus
  7. Access to financial assistance in times of hardship through the Members' Benevolent Fund
  8. A comprehensive Library and Information Service providing access to an online library catalogue, databases, e-resources (including access to the CINAHL PLUS with Full Text database which provides access to over 770 journals) and lending and photocopying services (including by post)
  9. Up to £10 million** of medical, professional and public liability insurance

  10. Lobbying on your behalf to influence decision-makers, raise your profile and secure the future of the physiotherapy profession

*One day attendance at Physiotherapy UK - The CSP’s annual flagship event
**Subject to CSP membership at the date of treatment/advice. Generic support workers should check their cover with the CSP.


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