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Join as an associate member

At the CSP, we know that your work as a physiotherapy assistant, physio support worker, rehabilitation or therapy assistant, is integral to providing life-changing rehab to patients. 

That’s why our associate membership is designed to give you every opportunity to learn and grow in your career.

Become a CSP member and you’ll benefit personally and professionally, joining a community of 2,000 like-minded people.

How to join

To join the CSP you'll need to first create a website account.

If you've already got a website account then you can join as an associate member now.

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Benefits of associate membership


Protection at work

Do the job you love, safe in the knowledge you’re covered by professional liability insurance and have access to expert legal advice should you need help. 


Learning and development tools

Develop your clinical knowledge with our evidence-based guidance and learning resources produced by our affiliated clinical partners. You’ll also find guidance to help you understand your role and scope of practice, and you can sign up to a series of free CPD webinars.


Advice and support

Our confidential professional advice service is run by a team of experienced physiotherapists, so whatever your question or concern, we’re here to help.


Stay up-to-date

Receive your monthly copy of Frontline magazine, the essential read for the physiotherapy profession. You can also sign up for the quarterly Physiotherapy Journal.

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Your space and voice

We recognise your importance.  To empower you, we’ve developed a hub that brings together relevant resources to support you in your role, and you'll automatically join the Associates' network to ensure your needs are represented.


Studying to become a physio?

If you’re working in a non-registered health or care role while studying a pre-registration physio degree or undertaking a pre-registration apprenticeship, sign up as an Associate student member and get additional benefits including PLI and workplace support.

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Retiring soon?

You can keep your CSP membership when you retire.

Find out how to stay connected to your profession as you embark on the next stage of your life, while keeping your CSP membership and all its benefits.

Other ways we can support you

There are lots of additional benefits you can enjoy with your CSP membership:

Engage with your community

  • Connect with other support workers via the Associate Network, raising awareness and contributing to the development of your role in physiotherapy. 
  • Find out what’s happening in your area and take part in local member events held by your Regional Network or Country Board. You can also get free access to member events and discounted tickets to the CSP Annual Conference.
  • Use your voice to create change by supporting the CSP's campaigns to lobby and influence decision makers.
  • Connect, ask questions and share knowledge with peers on iCSP, our member-only online community that is home to over 60 speciality forums.

Engage in life-long learning

Save money

Membership costs 2024

 Annual feeMonthly fee

Associate member


Associate student member: for those on an apprenticeship programme or working as a support worker while studying


Career break: for associate members who are currently not working as a support worker


Retired member: for members who are now retired 

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