Advice and resources for newly qualified members

Whether you are just starting, or still looking for your first junior physiotherapy job, this page is here to support you.

Get three months' free membership if you're newly qualified!


Job prospects for recent graduates are good across the UK. Our research shows that most newly-qualified physios go directly into full-time permanent employment within the NHS.

Any temporary contracts quickly convert to permanent, and prospects in other sectors are equally positive.

Here’s a reminder of a few tools and tips to get you started.

Resources for newly qualified job-seekers

Continuing professional development

Get support for your learning and development from CSP member resources:

The physio profession

Get chartered

All UK student member graduates get three months free membership and if you are already working you can claim income tax relief on your subscription fee. It’s quick and easy to apply.

Once you've registered with the HCPC, you're all set to get yourself chartered!