Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists working with a client

The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree at the University of Nottingham leads to registration with the Health Professions Council and is, therefore, an essential starting point for a career in physiotherapy.

The course equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin physiotherapy practice in addition to providing opportunities to develop sound judgement and excellent interpersonal skills through significant clinical experience.

The course is well-regarded by the profession with 100% of graduates* leaving physiotherapy courses in the 2016/17 academic year securing work or further study within six months of graduating.

 

What type of job can I expect with physiotherapy?

The majority of students will secure employment within the NHS. For an up to date listing of vacancies please see www.jobs.nhs.uk and search for junior physiotherapist, Band 5 rotational physiotherapist, MSK Physiotherapist.

Alternatively, as a physiotherapist you could seek employment in the sport, leisure, and the health and well-being sector. For sport specific roles, visit www.uksport.gov.uk and for general vacancies search 'physiotherapy jobs in the UK' through your search engine.

Applying for roles in the NHS and other healthcare providers

Abstract image of various health-related images

If you are you interested in applying for a role with the NHS or another healthcare provider, use our online guide to:

  • understand where to search for vacancies
  • prepare for an effective application which includes the importance of self-reflecting, researching your employer and understanding how you can best articulate your experience and motivation
  • understand the recruitment processes for different roles and employers

Go to the online guide

 

*UK full-time first degree students who were seeking employment or further study.

Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679
email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk