CSP Director of Practice and Development London based

£71,809 - £71,809
Town/City London EC4A 1AB
Payment type Per annum
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer 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

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy seek a Director of Practice and Development 

Based in our London office when restrictions lift with homeworking available (subject to meeting homeworking assessment requirements, which includes a minimum broadband speed of 18 Mbps).

A tremendous opportunity to set the direction of the profession given all we have learnt during the COVID pandemic across all sectors and specialities.

We need a registered physiotherapist who has the talent, determination and understanding to help transform the profession to be more diverse and equitable, so that every member of the CSP really feels they belong and can deliver better education, research and care for the population we serve.

A passion for Physiotherapy will not be enough - you’ll also need the leadership skills to be able to translate that passion into clear strategic thinking and planning to inspire and engage the whole profession to play its part.

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.

For an informal discussion with Karen Middleton (CEO) about the role, please contact Rebecca Stiffell (EA to the CEO) on 0207 306 6159 or email stiffellr@csp.org.uk.

Closing date: 8:30am, 17th November 2021. Interview date: 3rd December 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet with

  • Jon Mawby – Director of Corporate Services & Infrastructure (CSI),
  • Claire Sullivan - Director of Employment Relations & Union Services (ERUS) and
  • Rob Yeldham - Director of Strategy, Policy & Engagement (SPED) prior to interview, between the 25th November – 2nd December.

You will be contacted directly by HR to arrange a time.

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.

If you require any adjustments during the application stage, please email the HR team at hr@csp.org.uk.


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How to apply

To apply for the role please click on the ‘Apply online’ tab below and complete the online application form. CVs will not be accepted. You will not be able to apply between the 12th – 14th November due to system maintenance work.

Please find attached a copy of the Candidate Information Pack, including the job description.

Closing date: 8:30am, 17th November 2021. Interview date: 3rd December 2021.

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