The latest news and frontline articles about support workers, their roles, working lives and contribution to physiotherapy.
Support workers in the news
Support workers need equitable access to CPD
Associate members should have equal access to CPD opportunities to allow growth and development, writes CSP professional adviser Claire Fordham
Continuing our series, Robert Millett speaks to physios and finds out how a physio and colleagues based with an MS charity have adapted their servi
Meet our new member of the support worker reference group
Introducing the newest member of the CSP Support Worker Reference Group, the inspirational João Pereira, a senior therapy technical instructor band 4 (orthopaedics) at Northampton General Hospital.
Students to create invaluable resources as part of their CSP placement
Another four students have been welcomed on to a six-week placement at the CSP.
Taking a different career path
Steve Huckstep an apprenticeship mentor, leading on learning, development for support worker apprenticeships
Forge your own path
CSP assistant director Gill Rawlinson introduces an issue that focuses on the different directions and opportunities available to the physiotherapy
Placements - making it happen
Gill Rawlinson, CSP assistant director, introduces our supplement on placements and highlights the importance of practice-based learning
Thinking outside the box
Can Associate members, who are physiotherapy, therapy or rehabilitation assistants, achieve career opportunities beyond NHS band 4 roles?
‘Can self-employed members attend in-work training and clinical supervision?’
Your employment status is important, as it affects the legal rights, responsibilities and entitlements of you and others in your workplace
Being active in the CSP
‘My experiences within the CSP have given me the confidence to become more involved in service development and patient experience and I have also been incredibly lucky to have supportive managers who have encouraged me to do that and be the voice for physiotherapy assistants.