International Work Opportunities with WCPT

Are you looking for a way to get involved in the global physiotherapy profession?  What better place than to work with the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) who currently have three vacancies available.  But be quick, applications close on Monday 16 January 2017.

 

 

Business Support Officer

  • Are you an experienced professional administrator who has the initiative, confidence and organisational skills to tackle new challenges?
  • Do you have great project management skills?
  • Are you interested in working for a global charity in central London?

Then we would like to hear from you.

WCPT is an international professional association representing the physical therapy (physiotherapy) profession.  Founded in 1951 it is a UK Registered Charity and its members are 112 national physical therapy associations.  This is a new role that will be instrumental in facilitating the smooth running of WCPT and managing the work for the CEO, President, Board and key committees.

To be successful in this position you will need to be well organised, hard-working and flexible as this is a fast paced and challenging role, working to multiple deadlines.

You will be able to work independently, manage your own workload and respond flexibly to the needs of the team and the wider organisation. You will be IT proficient (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint), have excellent written/verbal communication skills, demonstrable project management experience and a high standard of customer service.

For further information, please review the job description:

The salary is £30,000 with 5.6 weeks’ paid leave per year.

To apply send a letter of application, maximum 2 pages, setting out your interest in the position and addressing how you meet the person specification and requirements of the position. Submit this with a copy of your curriculum vitae, maximum 4 pages, to [email protected] by 16 January 2017.

Please contact Jonathon Kruger, Chief Executive Officer [email protected] to clarify any details.

WCPT Professional Advisers

  • Are you passionate about supporting the development of the global physical therapy profession?
  • Do you want to help deliver an exciting and ambitious strategic plan?
  • Are you an innovative and creative individual who focuses on solutions not problems?
  • Are you interested in a unique professional opportunity with international exposure and impact?

Then we would like to hear from you.

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy is an international professional association representing the physical therapy (physiotherapy) profession.  Founded in 1951 it is a UK Registered Charity and its members are 112 national physical therapy associations.

We are looking for two professional advisers to work with the team on a range of projects that support the development of high quality physical therapy practice and education.

To be successful in these positions you will need to be a well organised, hard-working and flexible physical therapist / physiotherapist as these are fast paced and challenging roles. You will be working to multiple deadlines on projects that have significant impact and scale.

An understanding of the role that WCPT plays internationally is a key requirement as is the ability to undertake some international travel. The salary is £40,000 with 5.6 weeks’ paid leave per year (pro rata for part time role).

To apply send a letter of application, maximum 2 pages, setting out your interest in the position and addressing how you meet the person specification and requirements of the position. Submit this with a copy of your curriculum vitae, maximum 4 pages, to [email protected] by 16 January 2017.

To discuss this role further please contact Jonathon Kruger, Chief Executive Officer at [email protected] or +44 (0)20 7931 6465.

Partner post by: Rachael Lowe

Rachael Lowe is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Physiopedia. A physiotherapist and technology specialist Rachael has been working with Physiopedia since 2008 to create a resource that provides universal access to physiotherapy knowledge as well as a platform for connecting and educating the global physiotherapy profession.

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