Employment committee

The Employment Committee advises the Council on strategic employment matters affecting employed CSP members at work and provides an expert perspective on employment issues

Committee membership 2018-2020

There is currently a vacancy for a member of Employment Committee.  Details to follow.

 

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Hayley Clarke

Hayley Clarke

Hayley is a Band 5 physiotherapist at Portsmouth Hospital Trust. As part of her rotations she has worked in orthopaedics, neuro rehab and respiratory medicine. She is also a CSP workplace steward and Chair of the CSP South Central network.

Hayley is currently on the CSP leadership development programme and has a keen interest in encouraging leadership at all levels. In her time as a student, Hayley was chair of the student executive committee and the student representative to the CSP Council.

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Darren Collin

Darren Collin

Darren is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist working for Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust with a special interest in the assessment and rehabilitation of foot and ankle injuries.

He has been a CSP steward for the past two years and has been involved with CSP work place initiatives during this time. Darren graduated from Middlesex University in 2017 with an MSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine and is now undertaking a teaching fellowship with the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine.  

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Abiodun Christine Ezediuno

Abiodun Christine Ezediuno

Abiodun qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1987 and served as CSP work place Health and Safety representative in the 1990s. Abiodun is a Specialist Physiotherapist with 29 years of NHS Service. Abiodun graduated with an MSc in Mental health Studies at Kings College, London in 1998 and was one of few Physiotherapist working in Mental Health.

Abiodun also worked in Learning disability with special interest in learning disability clients with respiratory problems and compromised posture. Abiodun retired from the NHS in March 2018 and currently works as Bank staff in Learning disability while developing her private Physiotherapy service.

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Helen Fitzgerald

Helen Fitzgerald (Vice-Chair)

Helen is currently undertaking a full-time trade union role as the Partnership Lead in Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership. 

Her clinical background is MSK and she has worked in that area for most of her career. She has been a CSP staff side representative in NHS Lothian for many years, working exclusively as the Lead CSP steward for the last six years. She is a workplace mediator in NHS Lothian Mediation Service and is keen to support addressing negative conflict in the workplace as early as possible.

Stephanie Heasley

Stephanie is a Physio Assistant currently working in in-patient elderly rehabilitation in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. She began working in the Trust in 2003 as an Assistant in MSK community out-patients in South & East Belfast. She has been a workplace steward for three years and has represented Northern Ireland on the Industrial Relations Committee, Associates Board and represented Associates on the CSP Northern Ireland Board.

Stephanie has a keen interest in Trade Unionism and her involvement in CSP committees has given her the knowledge and skills to support colleagues.

Fiona Mackellar

Biography to come

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Anuska Pal

Anuska Pal

Anushka is a senior community neurophysiotherapist , currently working in a reputed Community Healthcare NHS Trust in West London. She has extensive experience working in various NHS trusts across England , in different set-ups such as acute hospital wards, intermediate care and in the neuro and core community rehab.

Anushka has been a workplace CSP steward for the past 2 years. She is a staff Health and Wellbeing Ambassador of her Trust and an active member of the Research and Audit group of the Trust. As part of CSP’s Leadership Development Programme which she completed in 2018, she did a one year service evaluation project  on the Trust’s rapid response team. This led to a reform in the training and supervision provided to the staff and thus improved the service delivery of the team. She has a specific interest in ensuring equality and fairness at workplace for the BAME members and is also actively involved in the CSP’s BAME network.

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Jim Phelan

Jim Phelan

Jim is a clinical lead physiotherapist for the Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Occupational Health physiotherapy service. He began his career as a physiotherapy assistant working within a specialist mental health unit in Birmingham. However, most of his early career was spent working within musculo-skeletal out-patients, before specialising in occupational health.

Jim‘s interest in workplace ergonomics has been reinforced by occupational health roles within the food production industry and the NHS. He is also a regional steward and previously sat on the Industrial Relations Committee.

Jill Taylor (Chair)

Biography to follow 

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Cliff Towson

Cliff Towson

Cliff is an MSK Community Physiotherapist in Birmingham.  He previously worked in the NHS in both managerial and in clinical roles. He has been a steward for over 25 years, and is a clinical educator and staff side lead in the agenda for change.

Cliff is a founder member of the CSP Disabled Members Network in 1995 and is currently its convener. He was previously a member of several CSP committees and also represented CSP on the TUC Disabled Workers’ Committee for six years.Cliff is interested in Equality and Diversity within the CSP and his links with the trade union movement have led to positive change.

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Louise Wright

Louise Wright

Louise has been a member of a trade union for 21 years and an active trade union steward for the CSP for over 16 years.  First elected as a local CSP steward by the physiotherapy CSP members in Paediatrics and Adults with learning disabilities at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB). Louise is the Regional Steward of Wales and speaks on behalf of over 2500 members within Wales and at a national level within the CSP.

Louise was elected in 2014 to Wales Trade Union Congress (WTUC) General Council representing the CSP where she is an active member of the Equalities and diversity committee as well as the women’s committee. Louise is an active member of the staff side at ABUHB and also the Independent Board member for the trade unions on the Board appointed by Welsh Government.

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