See what graduates from last year’s Physiotherapy course at Glasgow Caledonian University went on to do after graduation. The chart below shows how many graduates were employed, in further study & unemployed six months after graduation (the category ‘Others’ includes graduates who were either not available for employment, were taking time out, were starting a job the following month, or were doing something else).
Destinations for Physiotherapy graduates from DLHE survey 2011/12
Further study: 6
Total 1st degree returns: 73
81% of graduates from our Physiotherapy course last year who responded to our survey were in employment six months after graduation – graduate employers included the following companies:
British Red Cross
Glasgow Celtic Football Club
Lincolnshire Health Trust
NHS Ayrshire & Arran
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Stirling Albion Football Club
Guide to researching graduate vacancies:
- Specialist information for School of Health students is available in the Applications and Interviews section below
- Please refer to our suite of leaflets which will assist you in your search for a graduate job, further study or placement. The leaflets also cover topics including A Guide to Jobsearch for Physiotherapists, Writing a CV, interview techniques and the application process which you may also find useful. All these leaflets are available from the Careers & Employability Centre, M015 George Moore Building, or can be downloaded from our website.
- Also look at the listings of graduate jobs in the vacancy section of our site. On average we receive over 30 new vacancies daily and we usually have over 500 graduate jobs, placements and part-time jobs advertised at any one time - be sure to check our website regularly.
- Register with the Careers Service and we will email you jobs matching your specified requirements as soon as they are advertised.
Applications and Interviews
- CSP website - Search for vacancies by category, location, employer, full/part time and permanent/temporary. Track your job search and applications in 'My Profile' and use the 'Job Advice' section.
- Health Jobs UK.com UK’s largest independent database of jobs in the health sector. Search by job title, county or employer.
- Physiobob.com Physical Therapy and Physiotherapy vacancies in Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, USA and UK.
- Pulsestaffing - recruitment agency for specialist nursing and health care vacancies
See Professional body for advice/regulations information
- Physio First (Formerly known as the Organisation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice.
Charities and voluntary sector
Sports Clubs/Gyms/Leisure Centres
The following websites are good starter sites for investigating this field. They are not recruitment websites. See also relevant links & information from your own professional body website.
Medical equipment manufacturers and suppliers
Other opportunities for Physiotherapists
There are also opportunities for physiotherapists to work in other areas including: