Applications now open for the new look CSP Scottish Board

The CSP Scottish Board has recently undertaken new constitutional changes. This brings with it opportunities to continue to drive forward improvement and provide a voice for members in Scotland especially as we emerge from these challenging times.

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The Scottish Board is delighted to welcome expressions of interest from all CSP members who are living or working in Scotland and from all backgrounds and sectors to join an exciting and dynamic group. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about promoting and influencing the future of our profession and eager to communicate this to all members.


A number of exciting roles exist, however we are looking for:

•             Individuals who are ready to make a difference and drive Physiotherapy forward

•             Members who have leadership qualities but who are also a team player

•             Individuals who are proactive, innovative and those who are able to communicate and disseminate  effectively to our members


We are seeking to be an inclusive, diverse and proactive board and therefore welcome expressions of interest from those across the entire profession with no prior experience of board level work required.  If this sounds like you, then we would encourage you to apply.


The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 26th February. Short video/telephone chats may be arranged following this.


Read on for further information about the Scottish Board, the role and how to apply.


Scottish Board Role outline                                           

CSP Scottish Board is looking for new membership from all sectors and areas of the profession across Scotland. CSP Scottish Board is a member led board with a new look, structure and format. Come and join us !


What is the role ?

  • Contributing to developing the physiotherapy profession and purpose of the board
  • Role modelling the standards and ethos of the profession
  • Promoting the profession
  • Connectivity and communication across sectors and stakeholders

What does and will Scottish Board do?

  • Be a voice of the physiotherapy profession in Scotland
  • Influence stakeholders in policy and decisions impacting on the physiotherapy profession and public in Scotland
  • Drive forward change and actions
  • Link with other internal/external organisations
  • Be connected and communicate with, for and on behalf of, the membership in Scotland

Who are we looking for?

All subscribing members of the CSP living and working in Scotland, including students and associates, can apply to join Scottish Board. Candidates are asked to explain how they meet the following Skills, Experience and Qualities in a letter noting an expression of interest.  Experience from work, placement, university, training or other examples can be used to demonstrate their commitment and skills.


Skills, Experience and Qualities

  • Has Leadership qualities (by experience or as a potential leader)
  • Inspirational, leading by example in enthusiasm and commitment to the profession
  • Able to disseminate/communicate information effectively
  • Connected/networking to create links or is keen to do so
  • Is a team player, demonstrating a collaborative attitude
  • Proactive, seeking out opportunities for development
  • Passionate & enthusiastic to drive the profession forwards
  • Innovative and creative, demonstrating ability to think differently and problem solve issues

Estimated Commitment

Committee members are expected to attend at least four Scottish Board meetings per year and to give sufficient time to their Board work between meetings, including working on projects or any other projects set out by the Board.  Committee members may also be expected to attend other CSP events as required.  Committee meetings will be a mix of both virtual and face to face meetings.


How do I apply?

Scottish Board would welcome expressions of interest from any CSP member of any background, and from all sectors, grades and areas of the profession working in Scotland. 


To apply, please submit:

  • An expression of interest by way of letter detailing your suitability for the role with relation to the Skills, Experience and Qualities noted above.
  • Submit a CV  (no more than 2 pages). 


Please submit this to Nina Strathie (  by Friday 26th February .


Those shortlisted may be asked to a short video/telephone call during March (day/time to be confirmed if required ).


All successfully appointed Board members will be required to take up position from Wednesday 21st April at the Scottish Board AGM.


Can I find out more?


To find out more about the work of Scottish Board or what is involved in a Scottish Board member role please get in touch direct with Sarah Davidson, Board Secretary at  who will arrange for a current Board rep to be available for an informal call.


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