Job Vacancies in WCPT for Professional Advisers, Application Deadline 16th January 2017


Professional Adviser Full time (12 Month Contract Renewable)

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.

WCPT is 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.

Description of the position:

The position will provide advice to WCPT staff, Board, members and external stakeholders on a range of professional matters relating to physical therapy education and practice. The position is responsible for developing and managing a number of projects in line with WCPT’s strategic plan
such as:
 Accreditation service
 CEUs re-evaluation and relaunch
 Country profile project
 Experts database
 Policy briefings on range of global issues
 External relations mapping.


Professional Adviser Part-time (8 Month Contract)

Description of the position:
The position is a key part of the organising team for Congress 2017 in Cape Town. The Congress has an extensive scientific programme spread across a range of forums including symposia, discussion panels, seminars, poster displays, courses and platform abstracts.
This role will provide management support to the International Scientific Committee by organising the content and scheduling of sessions, operational logistics and other tasks as required.



The Professional Advisor is an acknowledged leader within the physical therapy community who is able to demonstrate a commitment to supporting the development of the global physical therapy profession. They will be an innovative and creative individual who focusses on solutions not problems. The individual will need to be a well organised, hard-working and flexible. 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 info@wcpt.org by 16 January 2017.

To discuss this role further please contact Jonathon Kruger, Chief Executive Officer atjkruger@wcpt.org or +44 (0)20 7931 6465.

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