The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Research into Practice Adviser Permanent London based

£50,531 - £50,531
Town/City London EC4A 1AB
Payment type Pro rata
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Other benefits

The CSP is committed to equity of opportunity, and we aim to provide a working and learning environment which is free from discrimination. We are taking appropriate steps to create a workforce that reflects the diverse society we work and live in and therefore positively encourage candidates from all sections of the community to apply. To see our Equity, Diversity and Belonging strategy here. 

We offer an excellent benefits package, including 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, Christmas office closure between 25 December to 1 January and generous pension scheme. 

To enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life, we would be happy to discuss flexible working arrangements with shortlisted candidates (subject to business needs).


Vacancy details

Research into Practice Adviser £50,531 per annum Full time, 35 hours per week Permanent contract 

London based with the option of hybrid working in the office and from home*

Are you passionate about research? Have you helped others develop and use research to improve physiotherapy practice? Do you have a talent for bringing people together to provide mentorship and support? If you are a physiotherapist with a desire to grow research capacity and capability across the profession, we would like to hear from you.

In this position you will play a key role in ensuring that the research pillar of practice is a core component of physiotherapy practice at all levels. You will develop peer support networks for our members which will facilitate them in increasing their confidence, skills and opportunities for practice based research and will have a crucial role in supporting and growing these networks. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with external bodies to increase opportunities for collaborations to improve the development of key research skills across the physiotherapy profession. This varied role will see you participate in a number of projects across the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) to promote research in practice.

You will have had experience of working to support clinicians in developing research / QI in practice and developing the research literacy, skills, confidence and capacity of people around you. You will have a good knowledge of research methodologies and will be able to impart this knowledge to others, and be confident to provide advice and support to others. To support this, you will need to have strong networking, communication, and collaboration / team working skills.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Matt Liston, Head of Research and Development on 0207 306 6628 or email 

Click here to view a copy of the job description and person specification. 

*The CSP operates hybrid working where employees can work between their home and the office. Through discussions with line managers, the CSP encourages employees to decide how, when and where they work best in a way that balances the needs of the CSP, the team and themselves. Employees are still expected to attend the office for in person meetings when required for their role and the organisation. Homeworking is subject to meeting homeworking assessment requirements, which includes a minimum broadband speed of 18Mbps.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website here.   

CVs will not be accepted.  If you require any adjustments during the application stage, please email the Human Resources team at

  • Closing date: 10am, 21 November 2022
  • Interview date: 05 December 2022

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