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  • What we do:
    Professional Body and Trade Union
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    • 14 , Bedford Row, London, London, WC1R 4ED

About Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are the professional, educational and trade union body for the UK's 57,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and support workers.

They aim to transform the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities by empowering their members and exerting their influence. The society’s core principles include learning - learning from mistakes, trying out new ideas, learning with a purpose; courage - challenging each other to do their best, stand up for members, making decisions and leading; being inclusive and integrity - earning trust through honesty, taking responsibility for their decisions, and focusing on what needs to be done.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy are lead by Karen Middleton CBE, who joined as Chief Executive in February 2014 from NHS England (formerly the Department of Health). Karen is the first female Chief Executive Officer of the society and the first physiotherapist. She remains on the HCPC register as a physiotherapist.

What is it like to work for Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

They provide sessions on how to build emotional resilience, encourage people not to come to work when ill, discourage staff to respond to emails when on annual or sick leave, and provide occupational health and risk assessments for staff on their return to work.
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As an organisation they aim to be flexible, sustainable and innovative, working alongside their members to improve the nation's health. Their people, their money, their systems and the way they engage with their members and stakeholders all work in this way.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
They have the Inspiring Values Everyday Award (IVEA) scheme, which celebrates and rewards members of staff who have displayed the organisation's values in their everyday working lives. Staff nominate individuals and each month the winner is rewarded with one days’ extra leave.

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    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

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    26% / 74%

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