CSP Lead for Health Informatics London based with option of hybrid working

£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.

Read our download our Equity, Diversity and Belonging strategy.

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).

*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.

Vacancy details

Lead for Health Informatics £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*

Would you like to lead change across physiotherapy practice in the UK, influence national data and digital strategies, and develop how physiotherapists can use data to drive service improvement and innovation? Are you a physiotherapist interested in ehealth and health informatics or are you a health informatician. Could you lead the development of an in house special interest group in health informatics, health innovation and ehealth to develop skills and knowledge in health informatics across our organisation?

In this role, you will work to develop physiotherapy as a leading light in health innovation, ensuring that physiotherapists across the UK collect rigorous data to support service improvement and build the evidence base for physiotherapy. You will also be responsible for creating strategies to ensure that physiotherapists are digital ready, data-enabled and technology aware. This role will require you to work across the organisation to help ensure that our staff are knowledgeable about health informatics, that data and digital expertise is inputted across core corporate objectives, and that all data and digital strategies across the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) are aligned. You will also work to lead the development of a health informatics / ehealth special interest group.

You will have prior experience of health informatics / ehealth, with an excellent understanding of electronic health record systems, data registries and data management, and an understanding of data processing requirements and statistical approaches for quality improvement and research. You will be proactive, organised and have demonstrated experience in project coordination.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Our Values 

The CSP is the professional, educational and trade union body for the UK's 63,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and support workers; and one of the largest representative bodies in healthcare. We are proud to have been awarded the 2022 Best Companies One to Watch accreditation. 

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. Find out more about our values.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Matthew Liston, Head of Research and Development on listonm@csp.org.uk or telephone 0207 306 6628.

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

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

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

  • CVs will not be accepted.


Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to move the closing and interview date. New dates are below.  

  • ​​​​​​​Closing date: 10am, 10 October 2022  
  • Interview date: 21 October 2022 


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