Clinical training & development

No one invests in the professional development of their physiotherapy workforce like us.

We’re passionate about delivering great care, which means we need great physios.

Join Ascenti and you will benefit from our multi-award-winning clinical training and development programme which enables all our employees to excel in their careers.


With over twenty five years’ experience of successfully treating over 2 million patients and physiotherapists on our Executive Team, we know what great care looks like.

Our Clinical Training and Development Team is made up of experienced university lecturers and Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners who shape and lead our curriculum.


Our programme helps you to be the best physio and deliver the best care. And we know that’s not just about technical skills.

As well as MSK specific knowledge, the programme offers the chance to develop leadership, communication, and business skills.


Our clinical training and development programme is really special. It has won three prestigious awards with City & Guilds and the Princess Royal, LaingBuisson and Skills for Health, and has been called one of the best curriculums in the UK for physiotherapists outside of universities.

It will help you to develop rapidly and we will give you protected learning time every week so that you have the space to engage with it across our 12-week learning cycles.
Princess Royal Training Award 2023 LaingBuisson Excellence in Training Award 2019 Skills For Health Our Health Heroes Award 2019

About the programme

As an Ascenti physiotherapist you will benefit from the below as part of our clinical development programme:

  • 40 hours of support and training during induction week

  • • Minimum of 100 hours of protected CPD time annually

  • • The opportunity to attend special training events and seminars, with internal and external speakers

  • • Access to our unique e-learning platform with a broad range of content

  • Peer support from your Clinical Mentor including face-to-face sessions with 121 or group-based learning

  • • The opportunity to expand your skills into new areas, such as injection therapy

  • • Support developing into a First Contact Practitioner (FCP) or Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner (APP) where there are opportunities. 

Every year you have the opportunity to demonstrate your progression based on the competency framework and to apply for a promotion. Those most committed to development can progress very quickly through our banding scale, taking on more complex cases and increasing salary.

Our clinical training and development is something that makes us unique in the field, and sets us apart from other providers and employers.

If you think that Ascenti is the right place for you to grow and develop, browse our jobs here.