The CSP recruits Head of Practice Improvement full-time 35 hours per week

Salary Unspecified
Town/City London WC1R 4ED
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

Other benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package, including 27 days annual leave, career average pension scheme (currently under review and subject to change) and lunch allowance.

Vacancy details

  • £53,720 per annum– London Based (Inclusive of London Weighting)
  • £49,678 – Home Based (Inclusive of Home Workers Allowance)
  • Full Time, permanent, 35 hours per week

Based either at home or in the London office. A minimum of two days in the London office if based from home, with ability to undertake significant travel. (Home working is subject to meeting requirements).

The CSP is the trade union, educational and professional organisation for the UK's 58,000 chartered physiotherapists, support workers and students; and one of the largest representative bodies in healthcare. 

This role offers an exciting opportunity to improve health and well-being through the services offered by the Practice Team and the Practice and Development Directorate. You will lead and manage the Practice Team, and work with both CSP staff and members, to champion, support and influence healthcare system improvement.  The ideal candidate will be looking for a career enhancing role that provides the post holder with a UK-wide portfolio, exposure to developing and implementing policy on a national platform and the ability to provide physiotherapy leadership on service and quality improvement matters within the UK healthcare system.

You will engage with physiotherapists and others across Integrated Care Systems, Strategic Transformation Partnerships, Health Boards and Trusts across the UK to introduce and embed the Society's approach to Improvement. You will lead the development of a professional team of staff who will work with you to proliferate a service and quality improvement approach to improving care and utilisation of the full value of physiotherapy. 

You will be a CSP member who has a track record of leading and managing a team, leading quality improvement projects, and has substantial experience of clinical practice. You will have good understanding of current healthcare policy drivers, and you will demonstrate excellent communication and team working skills.

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 please contact Sue Hayward-Giles, Assistant Director Practice Development, 0207 306 6666 

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


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How to apply

To apply for the role click on apply for this vacancy’ this will take you to the CSP website where you will be able to view current vacancies and complete an online application form. 

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 10.00am, Thursday 8 August 2019  Interview date: Tuesday 27 August 2019

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