Head of Research and Development - Practice & Development home based

£50,522 - £50,522
Town/City London WC1R 4ED
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

We offer an excellent benefits package, £50,522 per annum (Inclusive of home workers allowance) including

  • 27 days annual leave,
  • pension scheme and
  • lunch allowance. 
  • Home based (subject to meeting requirements)

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



Vacancy details

The CSP is the trade union, educational and professional organisation for the UK's 59,000 chartered physiotherapists, support workers and students; and one of the largest representative bodies in healthcare

This role offers an exciting opportunity to improve population health and wellbeing through the services offered by the Research and Development team (R&D) within the Practice and Development Directorate. You will lead and manage the R&D team, and work with both CSP staff and members, to champion evidence that supports and influences healthcare system improvement and improves patient experience and outcome.

You will be a CSP member who has a track record of leading and managing a team, this could be a research or quality improvement project. You will have experience of research project delivery and/or research in 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 that 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 our more here.

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How to apply

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For an informal discussion, please contact Ruth ten Hove, Assistant Director at tenhover@csp.org.uk or on 020 7314 7853.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit www.csp.org.uk/cspvacancies

  • CVs will not be accepted.
  • Closing date: Monday 20 July 2020 at 10.00am
  • Interview date: Wednesday 29 July 2020

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