The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy seeks a Research into Practice Advisor London based

£49,059 - £49,059
Town/City London WC1R 4ED
Payment type Per annum
Region London
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Workplace London

Other benefits

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

The CSP is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Vacancy details

A physiotherapy role like no other!

Research into Practice Advisor in our  Practice & Development unit in our London office

  • £49,059 per annum 35 hours per week, 12 month fixed term contract

Based in our London office when restrictions lift with homeworking available (subject to meeting homeworking assessment requirements) or solely homebased.

  • 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 role you will have a key role in integrating the research pillar of practice into physiotherapy career frameworks, to ensure that research 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 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.

The CSP is the professional, educational and trade union body for the 60,000 Chartered Physiotherapists, support workers and students in the UK; and one of the largest representative bodies in healthcare.

We are proud to have been awarded the 2021 Best Companies One to Watch accreditation.

Our Values

At the CSP our goal is to create a culture which is characterised by innovation, respect, encouragement, passion and teamwork.  We all strive for continuous improvement and to be the best at everything we do. 

We aspire to work in a way that embodies our values of learning, courage, inclusive and integrity

Our shared values are part of our organisational DNA and reflect the expectations we have of ourselves and others. They guide what we do and how we do it to have the greatest impact for our members.  Please click here for further information.

If you require any adjustments during the application stage, please email the HR team at

No agencies please

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How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Matthew Liston on or telephone 0207 306 6628.  Copy of job description attached.

To apply for the role please click on the ‘Apply online’ and complete the online application form. 

Our website will be temporarily closed between 8th and 10th October due to system maintenance.

We would be happy to discuss with shortlisted candidates flexible working arrangements that suit the needs and preferences of candidates as well as the business needs of the organisation.

  • Closing date: 10am, 19th October 2021
  • Interview date: W/C 1st November 2021
  • CVs will not be accepted.
  • If you require any adjustments during the application stage, please email the HR team at

    No agencies please

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