Progressing in your career

Access resources that support you to map and plan your career development as a support worker and explore options to progress

Physiotherapy framework

The CSP's Physiotherapy Framework is a resource designed to promote and develop physiotherapy practice.

The Physiotherapy Framework defines and describes the behaviours and underpinning values, and knowledge and skills required for contemporary physiotherapy practice:

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Appraisals: a guide for associate members

This paper is a guide to CSP Associate members and those conducting their appraisals. It explains the reason for appraisals, preparation for the meeting and post-appraisal reflection.

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Appraisals – a guide for Associate Members

Working as a volunteer abroad

As an associate or physiotherapy support worker you may want to undertake short periods of overseas practice working as a volunteer.

The CSP PLI scheme does have specific terms and conditions for overseas work which may influence how you undertake volunteering activities.

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Working as a volunteer abroad

History of the support worker in the CSP

Support workers are a necessary and valued workforce that needs to be trained appropriately and given the opportunities to develop their skills and prospects for career development and the CSP are constantly working to help guide and support them in every way through our functions.

Read a short summary of the history of support workers
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Apprenticeships for existing support workers in England

Are you an existing support worker looking to progress to the next level in your career?

Download our list of frequently asked questions to learn about what apprenticeships are available to you.

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Supervision, accountability and delegation of activities to support workers

Clinical supervision

Our set of principles will help you develop systems of clinical supervision in the workplace.

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Position statement on apprenticeships

CSP welcomes, in principle, the development of apprenticeships for the physiotherapy workforce

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CSP library and information services

Access our range of online library services, including the Discovery evidence search, bibliographic databases, journals and clinical briefings.

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Clinical evidence

Optimising capability in the physiotherapy support workforce

A role, scope, capability and career development guide.

Optimising capability in the physiotherapy support workforce
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