Junior Academy Physiotherapist - Saracens RFC - Closing 12th May

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the physiotherapy department at Saracens RFC. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated physiotherapist to manage our junior academy players aged 15-18.

The successful candidate must be reliable and professional; they will work at both the training ground and off site, providing assessment and treatment to selected players. They will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills to collaborate with other health care professionals and coaches involved with the academy pathway. The position is overseen by the senior academy physiotherapist and support and opportunities are readily available for one to one sessions and to attend regular in-service training in helping to assist their development and meet their needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide evidence based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programmes for injured academy players.

Organise and manage a patient caseload enabling weekly contacts with England Academy Players.

Provide pitch side medical care for all academy games including camps and tours.

Liaise and communicate effectively with all key stake holders involved in the management/rehabilitation of a player and their injuries.

Report back weekly to Academy staff with updates on all injured players.

Audit and assess injury data to drive change within the programme especially in respect to injury prevention and athletic development.

Ability to work irregular, unsociable and flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

Essential Attributes:

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy.

Member of CSP and HCPC physiotherapy registration.

UK driving licence.

Good communication and interaction skills.


Minimum of 2 years qualified.

Previous experience working in the sport environment.

Valid Immediate Care in Sport Qualification.

Previous experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Salary: £25000 per annum

Location: Saracens Training Ground, 160 Harpenden Road, St. Albans, AL3 6BB

Application CV and cover letter to be emailed to: chrisrainbow@saracens.net

Interview Dates: 17th/18th May 2017