Physios in Sport

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine

  • Academy Physiotherapist Fulham Football Club - Closing 11th August

    Academy Physiotherapist

    We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified physiotherapist to join our multidisciplinary Academy Team.  You will provide the medical service provision for academy players at the Club in adherence with EPPP guidelines and Club standards.  You will be an integral member of the Academy Sports Medicine and Exercise Science team and be required to provide knowledge and expertise in your field.

    You will carry out regular comprehensive screening of all academy players in conjunction with the Senior Physiotherapist and medical staff using the findings to identify injury prevention priority areas for each player. You will be required to carry out individual and group injury prevention exercise sessions and be responsible for individualising player programmes.  You will be competent in performing a variety of effective manual therapy techniques based on individual screening information.

    You will organise and deliver group and individual pre-training prevention and gym switch-on sessions as well as design and implement post-injury rehabilitation programmes including objective markers for return to play.

    You will be a confident communicator with the ability to converse and influence a wide range of people.  You will be exceptionally organised, dedicated and have the flexibility to change your pattern of work as required.

    This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled individual who has previous experience of working with elite athletes along with the following qualifications; BSc in Physiotherapy, HCPC registered and Advanced First Aid (AREA qualification).  You should be passionate about your work and be keen to undertake training and development courses in order to keep up to date with current research and developments in sports medicine.

    This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated Physiotherapist committed to ongoing professional development.

    The role will involve working weekends and evenings and you will be passionate about providing service excellence to our Academy players.

    If you think you can add value to our Team please email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@fulhamfc.com.

  • Physiotherapy / Sport Therapy/Rehab Intern - York City Knights - Closing 4th August

    York City Knights are seeking applicants for the position of physiotherapy / sport therapy/rehab intern for the remainder of this season and the up coming 17/18 season.

    York City Knights participate in League one and are a part -time team with around 30 players.

    The successful candidate will assist the lead physiotherapist during the evening training sessions (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) and game days (Sunday).

    There will be scope within the role for lone working therefore the candidate must be able to demonstrate high skill in MSK diagnostics and pitch side trauma.

    Person Specification

    Graduate or 3rd/4th year physiotherapist, sports therapist, or rehabilitation therapist.

    Experience and interest in working in a sporting environment.

    Massage qualification / experience.

    Sports taping qualification / experience.

    Pitch side trauma qualification is essential.

    To apply for this position please send a cover letter and CV to slhattee@gmail.com, closing date 4th Aug, interview TBC

  • Women’s Rugby Physiotherapist - Gloucester- Closing 23rd July

    Hartpury College is one of the UK’s leading sports and land based residential colleges.  It has become one of the largest in the sector with outstanding teaching and sporting facilities. Over 3500 full time Further and Higher Education students study at our attractive rural campus in Gloucestershire.

    Gloucester–Hartpury Women’s Rugby Physiotherapist
    Part Time – Tuesday and Thursday Afternoon/Evening

    Saturday Match coverage
    Fixed term until May 2019

    £10,000 per annum

     An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Therapist to join the Gloucester-Hartpury Womens RFC as we move in to the Women’s Premier 15’s Competition. You will take the lead in the medico-management of the playing squad.

    Reporting to the Head of Medical Services and the Director of Rugby, you will have experience working with elite athletes, female athletes or rugby players and have extensive clinical experience dealing and treating sport injuries and rehabilitation to the Gloucester-Hartpury WRFC squad. The post will be heavily reliant on strong inter-disciplinary relationships with coaching, therapy, strength & conditioning staff and players.

    Ideally you will have a BSc in Physiotherapy (or equivalent) and be a current member of the Health Care Professions Council (or equivalent) with the appropriate level of Professional Indemnity insurance.

    There is a requirement to provide occasional cover within the sports academy service. Therefore, a flexible approach to the working hours including evenings and weekends is essential.

    We offer excellent benefits including continuous professional development opportunities, 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

    Visit  www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

    Hartpury College is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Physiotherapist - SW London, School Rugby - Closing 31st August

    An opportunity has arisen for a physiotherapist in the Wandsworth/Battersea area to work within school rugby. The role will involve covering fixtures on Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons with 11 to 18 year olds.

    Minimum requirements: Sports First Aid and Enhanced DBS check.

    Remuneration is competitive.

    For more information, please enquire with Sophia Busfield via: aphysio.sophiabusfield@gmail.com

  • 1st XV Head Physiotherapist - Blackheath RFU - Closing 31st July

    POST: 1st XV Head Physiotherapist
    Contract type: Self employed
    Sessional cover on match days (home and away) plus some evening clinics on training nights (Tuesday and Thursday)

    Base: Club @ Well Hall, Kidbrooke Lane, London SE9 6TE
    Salary: Package up to £10,000 (dependant on experience and qualifications)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Senior/ Head Physiotherapist to join the medical team at Blackheath RFU. The applicant must be reliable, enthusiastic and have excellent initiative to help drive the high standards within the medical department. The successful candidate will report to the Club Doctor as part of the multi-disciplinary performance team.

    Working with the Blackheath RFU first team, for all fixtures and training cover, duties will include:
    Assessment, Screening, Prehab and Rehabilitation of all 1st XV squad players under your care.
    Design and implement management plans for injured players.
    Provide Pitch-Side Care for all 1st XV games.
    Appropriate Record-Keeping of All Injuries.
    Line management and supervision of 2 junior physiotherapists
    General Department Management

    You will ideally have a minimum of 5 year post-graduate experience and have 3 years’ experience of working within rugby union or in a professional sports team environment. Communication and interpersonal skills are crucial to the role. Current RFU ICIS Qualification or equivalent is desirable along with a comprehensive CPD
    Portfolio with a sports medicine/sports physiotherapy interest. Experience of rehabilitation of athletes is vital for the role.

    The post-holder will be a qualified Chartered Physiotherapist, and registered member of The Health and Care Professions Council. An MSc or other equivalent post graduate qualifications will be beneficial.

    To apply, please send your full CV and Cover Letter to: Russell Ticehurst, Chairman russell.ticehurst@blackheathrugby.co.uk

  • First and Second team Chartered Physiotherapists - Ilkley Rugby Football Club - Closing 29th July

    Require First and Second team Chartered Physiotherapists to join the team to provide midweek training cover Tues & Thurs.  Saturday match’s home and away, pre match, pitch side and post match management. Pitch side trauma qualification essential (or pending).

    First team play National League North 2, Second team play Yorkshire Merit League.

    The Medical team is led by Consultant Physiotherapist and includes senior physio’s, strength and conditioner and coaches. Would suite someone with MSK and sports team experience and if possible Rugby experience, but not essential as enthusiasm being part of a team with a willingness to learn just as important. Support given to successful applicants.

    Knowledge of acute injury management and rehabilitation principles essential. Taping techniques desirable but not essential. Knowledge and understanding of concussion management and graded return protocols. We have excellent professional rehab facilities on site to provide early and late stage rehabilitation.

    HCPC registered

    Comply with Professional codes of conduct, standards and guidelines.

    Familiar with RFU protocols and reporting of serious injuries.

    Salary: session rates dependant on experience.

    Any further information or an informal chat call Mike Bryant Head Physiotherapist. 07789884020 email: mike@ilkleyphysio.co.uk

  • Physiotherapy/Sports Therapy/Rehab therapy interns - Jersey Reds Rugby Club - Closing 29th July

    Jersey Reds Rugby Club are seeking applicants for the position of physiotherapy/sports therapy/rehab therapy interns for the coming 2017/2018 season.

    Jersey Reds participate in the Greene King IPA Championship in England and the British and Irish Cup.

    The successful candidate will assist the Lead Physiotherapist and Team Physiotherapist  Monday to Friday and at all home games.

    Person Specification

    Graduate or 3rd/4th year Physiotherapist, Sports Therapist or rehabilitation therapist.

    Experience and interest in working in a sporting environment.

    Massage qualification desirable but not essential.

    Sports Taping qualification desirable.

    To apply for this position please send a cover letter and CV to sarah.chambers@jerseyreds.je

  • Part Time Physiotherapist - Athletics - Closing 31st July

    Momentum Sports is an athletics coaching company that has been in existence for 17 years.

    We are looking for a motivated experienced sports physiotherapist, ideally with a background in athletics or elite sport, to continue the rapid expansion we have experienced in the last few years, to work at Kingsmeadow Stadium in Kingston-upon-Thames with our group of experienced athletes.

    The successful applicant will be working with all the athletes we currently coach, with particular concentration on the most elite ones - with, where possible, the emphasis being on the prevention of future injuries, as opposed to treating athletes after they've become injured. This involves working within a team of coaches, sports masseurs and athletes to try to ensure the best possible outcomes and elite level performances.

    Generally, the sessions take place on a Tuesday and Thursday evening (6.30 - 8.30) - but there is scope for more hours work in the course of the week as we continue to grow.

    Pay will be based upon experience and further qualifications. If you require more information, please just ask.

    This is an opportunity to work with some very dedicated athletes in the sporting arena with a team of highly experienced athletics coaches.

    To Apply please contact: richardholt@momentumsports.co.uk

  • Physiotherapist - Physiotherapy & Sports Rehab Clinic, Liverpool - Closing 20th July

    City Rehab Ltd are looking for a keen, hardworking and reliable Physiotherapist for our growing friendly clinic near Liverpool City Centre.

    Applicant must be CSP and HCPC registered with preferable previous experience with managing a variety of musculoskeletal injuries / conditions and experience in the sport setting. The applicant must be comfortable working alone, as well as part of a team and would be expected to cover up to 3 clinic days a week (days and hours to be discussed).

    Facilities include reception area, treatment room and comprehensive functional rehabilitation room (with over £20,000 of rehab equipment) consisting of, but not limited to, an Olympic squat /power rack, Watt bike, treadmill, free weights with bench. This ensures that our patients can address their sport specific needs in clinic ensuring a safe return to activity. It is expected that the applicant make full use of these rehab facilities that set our clinic apart from others that are in the Liverpool area.

    Applicant must be able to competently manage a varied caseload of patients with MSK conditions and will have one to one access with the clinical director 1 day per week to review case load and progress clinically.

    Clients include – a close link with the Liverpool dancing community (LIPA), Olympic and world champion gymnasts and links with local running and sports clubs, which will ensure that your development will be spread across a wide variety of sports and ages. We also have strong links with local companies that supply us with occupational health type injuries and insurance patients. This ensures that your development as a physiotherapist will be as rounded as possible.

    We are also keen advocates of social media meaning that the applicant must show an active interest in promoting the clinic through these mediums to encourage further referrals.

    Essential requirements:
    HCPC registered
    CSP registered
    Full driving license
    2 years of qualified experience
    Ability to effectively manage your own patient case loads
    Ability to devise and explain progressive functional rehab plans to patients

    Desirable:
    Previous experience in sports injuries/sport club setting
    Taping experience Biomechanics experience
    Extensive understanding of rehabilitation principles

    Salary:
    Salary: £24,000 - 30,000 Pro Rata depending upon experience and qualifications.

    Please send your CV to val@cityrehab.co.uk

  • Full time Physiotherapist (equivalent Band 5/6) - Northamptonshire - Closing 30th September

    PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

    Strong Lines Physiotherapy Limited is a forward-thinking Physiotherapy practice providing first class Physiotherapy for patients who require treatment for pre and post-operative, sporting and non-sporting injuries, injury prevention, reconditioning and youth development.

    Our primary goal is to facilitate pain free living, delivering the type of Physiotherapy that changes lives. We strongly believe the best way to foster long lasting wellbeing is the combination of manual therapy and rehabilitation via the effective application of evidence based Physiotherapy and Strength and Conditioning techniques.

    Successful candidates are expected to be proficient in the practice and application of innovative manual therapy and demonstrating skill in the application of science based Strength and Conditioning techniques in the construction of rehabilitation programmes that support an active lifestyle.

    Strong Lines are looking for an enthusiastic individual aiming to grow their skill set in a collaborative environment.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Total dedication to the client’s needs

    Provide the required package of care that is relevant to the condition and steer the client through their pathway of recovery

    Deliver offsite appointments and contracts

    Maintain a diverse caseload ensuring best practice according to CSP requirements is maintained

    Be an ambassador of the Strong Lines Physiotherapy Ltd brand

    Planning and delivering innovative and thought provoking in service training

    Making the most of networking opportunities

    Active participation in charity events, marketing and PR campaigns to promote the brand is encouraged

    CANDIDATE:

    Someone who loves people and is an inspiring and engaging communicator who can reach across social barriers to find common ground with anyone

    Someone who is passionate about promoting health and wellbeing and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle

    Someone who is keen to gain experience working with sporting populations

    Ideally would have an active interest in youth development, rehabilitation and Long Term Athletic Development

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    BSc in Physiotherapy

    Ideally prior qualifications/experience in the Strength and Conditioning field

    Documented CPD

    HCPC registered

    Full CSP member

    Full drivers licence

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    Competitive salary with bonus scheme structured to reflect experience

    START DATE:

    TBA (circa September 2017)

    APPLICATIONS TO:

    Fred Braithwaite, Director Strong Lines Physiotherapy

    fred@stronglines.co.uk

    LOCATION:

    Strong Lines Physiotherapy Ltd, Nene Court, The Embankment, Wellingborough, NN8 1LD.

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