CSP Head of workforce and education permanent full-time home based

£60,445 - £60,445
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 The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Workplace London

Other benefits

Why work for the CSP?

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.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays Christmas office closure between 25 December to 01 January and generous pension scheme with 12% employer contribution.

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).

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. Read our Equity, Diversity and Belonging strategy here. 

Vacancy details

Head of Workforce and Education £60,445 per annum Full time, 35 hours per week Permanent contract

Home based role (subject to meeting homeworking assessment requirements, which includes a minimum broadband speed of 18Mbps and a dedicated space to work from).

The Head of Workforce and Education will play a pivotal role in the strategic leadership for the quality assurance of pre and post registration physiotherapy education, student experience and workforce development.

Are you seeking a fresh challenge? Are you experienced in leadership and looking for your next career opportunity? Do you want to use your knowledge, skills and experience to support other physiotherapists, students and support workers? Would you like to help shape the future of the profession? As Head of Workforce and Education for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), you can achieve this and more.

This is an exciting new role where you will use your professional knowledge, skills and experience, working with the physiotherapy workforce and other stakeholders across the UK to transform workforce development from learners, support workers through to consultant level practice. You will work with colleagues across the CSP to develop resources and approaches that will facilitate and empower members to fulfil their career potential and demonstrate the impact and value of physiotherapy to the populations they serve.

You will play a key role in the leadership of innovative national projects related to our strategic objectives. In collaboration with national stakeholders, you will play an active role in identifying and influencing developing policy across the UK, looking for opportunities to enhance service provision and improve patient outcomes through the investment and development of the workforce. This is an exciting time to join the CSP as we are in the first year of our new Valuing Physiotherapy five-year strategy. You will be involved in a range of work areas that may include, for example, influencing national and local bodies to support chartered members and support workers, including those from marginalised backgrounds, to develop careers in line with established career pathways in clinical, research, education, leadership, public health and other fields.

This role requires excellent communication, influencing and networking skills to enable the CSP to evidence and articulate the value and impact of workforce developments in physiotherapy.

It doesn’t stop there. There are numerous development opportunities to work as part of other corporate teams, giving you access to a range of experiences such as lobbying government, influencing press and media coverage and working with local physiotherapy services to shape commissioning strategies and decisions.

The CSP provides a supportive culture for your own learning, with opportunities for you to stretch yourself and test out different ways of working. The CSP is committed to promoting equity, inclusion and belonging within both the CSP and the profession more widely.

If you are looking for an exceptionally rewarding and challenging role, would enjoy working in a team environment and seeing the difference your input makes to the profession across the UK, this role is for you.

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How to apply

Want to find out more and how to apply

Follow the link here to watch Reena Patel (Assistant Director - Workforce and Education) provide a brief overview of the role.

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

If you have any questions about the application process then we welcome you to join our briefing session on Wednesday 07 June at 5pm. Click here to find out more and reserve your spot.

If you are unable to attend the briefing, please read the guidance on our website here. You do not need to attend the briefing session to apply for this position.

If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Reena Patel on 07852569242 or email patelr@csp.org.uk.

To apply for the role please click on the ‘Apply online’ tab below and complete the online application form. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 10am, 15 June 2023 Interview date: 29 June 2023

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


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