We are recruiting for a Director of CAHPR

UPDATE: We are now closed to applicants to this position and hope to appoint a new director of CAHPR soon.

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*UPDATE 9th May 2024: We are now closed to applicants to this position and hope to appoint a new director of CAHPR soon.*

Become the Director of the Community for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR). 

The Community for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) has successfully established a firm foundation for representing Allied Health Professions (AHP) research and innovation that is shaping AHP influence, practice, career development and research culture.

CAHPR is a coalition of stakeholder AHP organisations concerned with the quality of patient care, CAHPR is seeking a Director to build on the organisation's achievements and provide strategic leadership.

The Role

  • Managing and developing CAHPR.
  • Working with a wide range of stakeholders to foster AHP research and innovation.
  • Leading CAHPR to develop and deliver the organisation's objectives.
  • Acting as the advocate for AHP research and innovation activity.
  • Devising strategies for promoting research awareness and research activity and innovation amongst AHPs.

The Candidate

  • Must have a strong interest in developing AHP research and innovation capacity.
  • Will need demonstrable experience of successful leadership in healthcare, healthcare education, research or public policy development.
  • Is likely to be a senior academic or a health policy specialist of national standing in their subject or profession.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.

The Appointment

The appointment is for an initial three-year term. CAHPR is looking to fill this role by June 2024.
An honorarium of £16,000 p.a. is offered for an anticipated time commitment of 1 day per week.


For an informal discussion about this role, contact Hazel Roddam
Applications should be received by 8th May 2024. Please send applications to cahpr@csp.org.uk
Please provide a covering letter describing your skills, experience and motivations relevant to the position, and your CV.
Interviews will be held online on the 31st May throughout the day from 11am and during the evening.

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