We’re hiring!

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Physiotalk has been running tweet chats for nearly 5 years now and as our day jobs have changed Janet and Naomi need more help to keep our website and tweetchats sustainable overt the next year and beyond.

So, we’re looking for up to 5 people to join the physiotalk team and help run our twitter account, website and tweetchats. This is a great opportunity to network with others, develop your own digital skills and contribute to free physiotherapy CPD from the comfort of your own home!

We’re not running this as a formal recruitment process – we’re looking for people who are interested and contribute in different ways and keen to hear from students and physiotherapists working in different areas and different stages of their career.

What this involves:

  • Liaising with guest hosts to plan, organise, run and evaluate tweet chats.
  • Helping to post regular information from the physiotalk twitter and Facebook accounts.
  • Web editing using a WordPress dashboard to create and publish pre and post-chat information, blogs and website updates.
  • Helping to plan and facilitate physiotalk twitter chats.
  • Using Symplur to create chat analytics and transcripts.
  • Any other ideas to have to help develop what we do!

What you’ll need:

  • Passion and interest in using social media to support professional development.
  • A laptop or desktop computer.
  • A mobile phone with Twitter and Facebook Apps.
  • Basic twitter and word processing skills.
  • Up to 2 hours a month to help (spread across the month and including some tweetchats).

What we can offer:

Physiotalk run by volunteers, so we can’t offer this as a paid role but what we will be able to offer you is:

  • Advice, support and mentoring from Janet and Naomi to get you started and feeling confident.
  • A chance to develop your digital leadership and social media skills in an area that will be relevant to your practice as a physiotherapist.
  • Hands-on learning on using social media to learn, share and influence.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop networks with physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals in the UK and internationally.
  • New skills and experience for job applications and in interviews .
  • The opportunity to help lead and shape the development of physiotalk in 2018 and 2019.


Does this sound like something you would be interested in?

In that case – get in touch! Physiotalk@outlook.com or tweet or message us via @physiotalk by Sunday 2nd September.

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