Tag: healthcare careers

What’s the difference between physiotherapy and occupational therapy?

Although there are crossovers, occupational and physical therapy are separate professions which are set apart by these key differences. We’ve written this article so you can get a better understanding of the roles and what each one entails before deciding if it’s the career path for you.  Occupational therapy versus physical therapy – what are …

Mental health hubs are available to all healthcare staff

As a healthcare professional, your day-to-day life is centred around helping others but sometimes this can lead to staff neglecting their own wellbeing. That’s why the NHS has launched mental health and wellbeing hubs for healthcare professionals across the UK. The service offers everything from free therapy sessions, to support for those who have experienced …

3 signs you’ve outgrown your job

In this blog, our expert consultants share three major signs that it’s time to look for a new career… 1.You no longer feel challenged  Do you feel like your creativity has plateaued? Is everyday a bit too easy? Is twiddling your thumbs and clock-watching becoming a regular occurrence? If you answered yes to any or …

Effective time management tips for balancing work and life

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have heard the phrase ‘healthy work-life balance’ being thrown around a LOT. Especially on LinkedIn. Its usage increased drastically following the Covid-19 pandemic, which shone a light on how much valuable time we spend at work versus with our family and friends. In this blog, we …

Why is your CV going unnoticed?

Having trouble landing your next gig? In this article, our recruitment experts delve into some reasons why your CV may not be performing as well as it should and share their advice on how it could be improved.   You’re waffling    Let’s be honest, the person hiring you doesn’t want to read a novel …

New report highlights need for more physiotherapists

A recent report from the Nuffield Trust reveals that despite a significant rise in the total number of qualified physiotherapists in the UK over the past decade, the increase in NHS physiotherapist numbers has been merely 3.3%.    CSP’s director of practice and development, Ash James, responded: “The CSP welcomes the Nuffield Health report on …

Rejection or redirection? What to do when your job search is unsuccessful

Whether familial, social, romantic or professional – rejection is always painful and can knock our self-esteem for six. Receiving multiple rejections during the job search can feel particularly brutal, especially when you’ve spent hours pouring passion onto the pages of a job application, met in return with a cold automated email.    Or worse, you …

Becoming an occupational therapist

Ever considered a career in occupational therapy? In this blog, we share insight into everything you need to know, including educational requirements, routes to entry and registration protocols.   1. Educational requirements   Typically, you need a degree in occupational therapy approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This is usually a three …

Essential tips for aspiring physiotherapists

Embarking on a career in physiotherapy is both rewarding and challenging. As a physiotherapist, you have the power to make a significant impact on the lives of your patients, helping them regain strength, mobility, and independence. To ensure a successful and fulfilling career, here are some essential tips for aspiring physiotherapists…   Continuous learning and …

Balancing compassion and professionalism in healthcare

Achieving a delicate balance between compassion and professionalism is paramount in providing effective and empathetic healthcare. While professionalism ensures the delivery of quality medical care, compassion is equally important to building trust with clients and showing you care. In this blog, we share some strategies for striking the perfect balance:    Listen to what your …

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