• 1st XV Senior Physiotherapist, Sale Sharks - Closing 7th July

    POST:          1st XV Senior Physiotherapist

    Full-time (Includes weekend/bank holiday work)

    Base:          Sale Sharks Training Ground, Carrington Lane, Manchester,     M31 4AE

    Salary:       Negotiable Dependant on Experience

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Physiotherapist to join the successful medical team at Sale Sharks. The successful candidate will report to the Head Physiotherapist as part of the multi-disciplinary performance team that comprises 3 full-time first team physiotherapists, academy physiotherapist, a part-time SEM Physician and 3 full-time Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Working with the Sale Sharks first team, for all fixtures and training cover, duties will include:

    Assessment, Screening and Rehabilitation of all Sale Shark 1st XV players under your care.

    Design and implement management plans for injured players.

    Provide Pitch-Side Care for all 1st XV Premiership, European and LV cup games.

    Appropriate Record-Keeping of All Injuries.

    General Department Management and support the Head Physiotherapist

    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 with Current Remuneration by email to Navdeep Sandhu (Head of Medical Services) at Sale Sharks:

  • 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:

  • 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

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

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

    Please send your CV to

  • Development Squad/ First Team Assistant Physiotherapist - Partick Thistle Football Club - Closing 30th June

    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within medical department of Partick Thistle Football Club. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic physiotherapist to compliment the club’s current staff and philosophy. This role will offer a great pathway into professional sport and give the successful candidate valuable experience in the industry.

    Your time will be split between working with the first team and the club’s new development squad. We are looking for the new physiotherapist to bring new ideas and an excellent work ethic to an already forward thinking medical department.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    To lead in assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of all development squad players. Produce progressive injury rehabilitation programmes for all players you are responsible for.

    Organise, develop and implement a comprehensive movement screening and injury prevention program.

    To assist in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of U9-First Team players as required by the department.

    To lead development match day/training cover and assist First Team.

    To play an active role and on occasion lead the pre-signing medical.

    To assist or lead warm up, cool down, movement retraining, stretching, pre-activation and prehab / rehab protocols.

    To accompany players to medical consultations.

    Assist Head Physiotherapist in the running department, including taking an active role in all medical meetings and weekly planning meetings.

    To assist in monthly/yearly injury audits.

    Lead and assist in the education of all players in terms of injury prevention, injury care, post-match recovery, diet and drug awareness.

    Ensure all medical notes are precise and up to date.

    Actively contribute to the Medical Department’s CPD Programme


    A minimum BSc Physiotherapy

    CSP/HCPC registered

    Driving License/Car access

    Demonstrate interest in working in elite sport


    Area Qualification

    Previous experience working in professional sport

    Strength and Conditioning Qualification

    Pitch-side First Aid Certificate

    Reports to Head Physiotherapist/First Team Manager

    The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

    Please send CV and covering letter to

  • Specialist Sports Physiotherapist - Physio Science, Sussex - Closing 30th June

    Organisation:            Physio Science

    Annual Salary:          Competitive (dependent on experience)

    Location:                    Sussex

    Contract Type:          Permanent

    Closing Date:            30 June 2017

    Interview Date:        10 July 2017

    Company introduction

    Physio Science is an innovative company, specialising in sport and exercise medicine services. Our mainstream business includes delivering integrated player welfare support to amateur and academic institutions; developing our specialist healthcare clinics; and providing high performance physiotherapy and sports medicine services to professional sports clubs.

    We are passionate about providing the highest quality sport and exercise medicine services to our clients. Our team is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and this is demonstrated in the service we provide.

    Physiotherapy role

    Manage an Integrated Player Welfare Service Within an Independent School:

    As lead physiotherapist, you will be providing medical support and triage to the pupils during structured clinics at the school

    Provide pitch side cover during multisport events (particularly during winter months)

    Lead the communication of injuries and concussion management pathways

    Support the Lead Physiotherapist at Sussex Cricket Club:

    Opportunity to work in a professional cricket environment, including working with the professional squad, training and match day cover, during summer months

    Delivery and Development of Physiotherapy Services Across Multisite Outpatient Clinics:

    You will work within a multidisciplinary team including physiotherapy, sports medicine, hand therapy and women’s health physiotherapy

    Facilities at two of the sites includes high performance rehabilitation gym facilities

    The successful candidate will be expected to provide physiotherapy services in high performance environments. Opportunities to tour abroad may arise.

    This exciting opportunity will enable the physiotherapist to work in challenging environments and expose them to professional sport.

    Essential requirements

    A degree in Physiotherapy

    Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

    Considerable experience in the provision of physiotherapy services to athletes, which should include work within high performance sport

    Training in child protection will be required

    An advanced DBS check will be a prerequisite for the successful candidate

    Two employment or academic references

    Desirable requirements

    A post graduate degree in sports physiotherapy, sport & exercise medicine, strength and conditioning or other related subject

    Pitch side sports trauma care certification e.g. RFU, FA or Lubas Medical

    Previous exposure to rugby and/or other contact sports

    Physio Science is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

    How to apply

    To apply, please email

    Please attach your CV and a cover letter in support of your application.

    Add ‘Physiotherapist Application’ into the email subject.

    Applications must be received by 5pm on the closing date.

    Please note that the successful candidate will need to complete an Enhanced DBS Check prior to their start date.

  • CSPC Physiotherapy, Leeds - Closing 14th July

    CSPC Physiotherapy, Leeds

    We are looking for experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists to join our multidisciplinary team in North Leeds

    Applicants must be ‘hands on’, with good manual skills and be able to provide a broad level of rehabilitation up to an elite level. HCPC and CSP registration are essential and a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience is required.

    Our practice offers a wide variety of clients ranging from high level sports people to chronic complex cases.

    We are looking for applicants who are clinically open-minded with an extensive course background (which must be demonstrated), have a positive attitude towards continuing personal development and who work well within a team.

    Working on a self-employed basis, exact hours are negotiable, however applicants must be able to offer one evening clinic a week and be willing to take part in practice promotional work.   Excellent rate of pay and full admin support.

    Please send in CV and covering letter to

  • Senior Academy Physiotherapist Borders & East Lothian - Closing 28th June

    We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist to join the Borders and East Lothian region to work with our Academy players who are training to be the future Scotland squad in Men’s and Women’s rugby players.

    About the role:

    Working within the Academy, you will provide elite treatment and rehabilitation to the academy players in your area, leading on strategy and ensuring appropriate support to each player in their circumstance.  You will undertake injury prevention strategies for your wider squad, working closely with Strength and Conditioning to develop your players’ movement control and competence, and with Rugby coaches to help with player development whilst providing pitch-side and on-field training and match first aid cover to regional and potentially national squads.  Liaison with relevant partners such as clubs and schools is essential for the smooth transition of player care.

    You should have significant experience of working in rugby, or within player/athlete development in comparable sport. You should have the ability to manage young athletes from point of injury to return to participation and performance, and support their development into physically competent and self-reliant sportspeople, take a leading role in the academy multi-disciplinary team.

    Applicants are required to be Chartered Physiotherapists, be registered with the Health Care Professions Council and have in the region of 5 years of musculoskeletal experience as a minimum.  We are investing in our young players and consequently the staff working within our Academies – therefore a strong, experienced clinician who sees player development and rehabilitation as their skills and career ambition would match the salary and expectations we have for the incoming post-holder and be a preference.

    They will require a clean Protecting Vulnerable Groups check from Disclosure Scotland.  A post-graduate qualification in a relevant Physiotherapy field (e.g. sports, MSK) would be an advantage but is not essential, as would titled membership of the ACPSEM.  You will be required to pass and maintain a World Rugby Level 3 First Aid course qualification equivalent to SCRUMCAPS if you don’t already hold such.  These roles require working flexible hours, including unsociable morning and/or evening work, weekend work and lone working and also travel within and outwith their region.

    For more information please refer to the job description.  To apply, please upload a covering letter detailing your suitablilty and interest for the role, together with your CV.

    The closing date for this role is Wednesday 28th June at 10am. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 10th July.

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


    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.


    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


    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


    BSc in Physiotherapy

    Ideally prior qualifications/experience in the Strength and Conditioning field

    Documented CPD

    HCPC registered

    Full CSP member

    Full drivers licence


    Competitive salary with bonus scheme structured to reflect experience


    TBA (circa September 2017)


    Fred Braithwaite, Director Strong Lines Physiotherapy


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

  • Lead Physiotherapist - Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club - Closing 30th June


    An exciting opportunity has become available at Bishop’s Stortford RFC to lead the medical department as they move into National League 1 for the first time in the clubs history. The applicant must be reliable, enthusiastic and have excellent initiative to help drive the high standards within the medical department.

    The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills to collaborate with the medical team as well as the wider team, including the S&C and playing coaches.

    The position is managed by the Director of Rugby and is a part time post.

    Key Responsibilities:

    To deliver and manage the provision of accurate diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of BSRFC 1XV, Blues and Colts squads

    Formulate, co-ordinate and supervise detailed recorded prehabilitation and rehabilitation programmes for allocated players

    Liaise with the coaching staff regarding the progress of all injured players

    To deliver and manage the provision of training and match day Physiotherapy cover to the BSRFC 1XV, Blues and Colts squads

    To deliver and manage the provision of training and match day pitchside trauma and emergency aid cover for the BSRFC 1XV, Blues and Colts squads.

    To co-ordinate rehabilitation requirements, programmes and progression in conjunction with the strength and conditioning team and performance coaches

    To lead on developing injury prevention strategies based on current research and literature and disseminate this information to the physio team.

    Keeping documentation on all aspects of injury management in accordance to the standards set by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) utilising the Rugby Squad software.

    Assist in keeping accurate detailed records of all injuries (training and playing) including type of injuries, frequency of injuries and games missed.

    Perform pre-season musculoskeletal and health screening of all players.

    Assist with the scheduling of injured players as required.

    To pro-actively manage the recruitment of new staff including interns

    To assist in the learning and development of interns

    To manage the ordering of physio equipment and supplies in accordance with the medical budget

    To manage the medical budget in co-ordination with the DOR

    Essential attributes:

     BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

    Member of CSP and HCSP physiotherapy registration

    A minimum of 2 years qualified

    Excellent communication skills

    Experience in sports physio

    Desirable attributes:

    Pitch side trauma trained

    Experience working in multi disciplined team environment

    Experience in semi-professional rugby

    Salary: Hourly rate to be negotiated

    Application CV and cover letter to be sent to: Andy Long (BSRFC DOR)

    Interview Dates: w/c 3rd July 2017

  • TASS MSc Physiotherapy Studentship, Sheffield Hallam University, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing - Closing 30th June


    Job Description:

    An opportunity has arisen at Sheffield Hallam University Physiotherapy Clinic for the position stated above. This position is  part time to enable the successful candidates to undertake Masters Level study alongside this post. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Chartered Physiotherapist with musculoskeletal and sports injury management experience to develop their clinical skills in conjunction with completing an MSc at Sheffield Hallam University.  The successful candidate will be required to hold a UK recognised physiotherapy qualification and be HCPC registered.

    The successful candidate will deliver physiotherapy services to TASS athletes and Performance Sports and Scholarship athletes at Sheffield Hallam University, alongside the Lead Physiotherapist.  This role will include injury screening and implementation of prehabilitation strategies in addition to injury management and rehabilitation of athletes across a range of sporting disciplines.   There will also be opportunity to treat non-performance athletes in the clinic, and work closely with Strength and Conditioning Team based at the University.

    We are looking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic physiotherapist who can demonstrate the ability to work as an autonomous practitioner, but also have the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.  Good communication skills are essential for this post to facilitate effective working relationships between the Physiotherapy Clinic, Regional and National TASS networks and the University.  Additionally, the successful candidate must have flexibility to work some evenings or weekends, which may include travel nationally and internationally with individual sports.  The clinical hours will be carried out over 2-3 days each week.

    We are committed to CPD, and it is expected that the successful candidate will have achieved or be working towards ACPSEM Bronze Award prior to commencing employment and we will provide mentorship to support development within the ACPSEM pathway over the duration of the post holding.

    Studentship will be from September 2017 - August 2018 and a more detailed job specification is available on request.

    Salary:                            MSc Course Fees plus bursary

    Contract Type:              Part-time (20 hours per week)

    How to apply:                Please send covering letter and CV to Kathryn Cassidy -

    Interview Date:            Interviews are planned for Monday 10th July 2017, at Sheffield Hallam University.

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