Jobs

  • Jockey Injury Management Team Physiotherapist

    Management Team Physiotherapist Role description

    To work as part of the Jockey Injury Management Team ( JIM Team ) as a self employed physiotherapist contracted to an identified race course / s .

    • To be the nominated primary practitioner on some racecourses and a second or third cover at others
    • Allocation of a primary course is usually within an 80 mile radius of your home address
    • You will be expected to confirm at the start of the year your availability for those race meetings at courses where you are the primary practitioner. If there are dates when you are unavailable you may approach other JIM Team colleagues to request their assistance. Only JIM Team members can be approached
    • In the event that you are unsuccessful in securing cover you must liaise directly with one of the two JIM Team Locality Leads

    To work as part of the racecourse medical team providing physiotherapy to jockeys at identified race courses.

    • This will involve working autonomously for a much of the time whilst being an integral part of the wider multi disciplinary team at others.
    • Interventions will include: active treatment, education, advice and signposting to other services and support

    To work within the professional standards required for the job.

    This will include compliance with the standards:

    • set out in the JIM Team service level agreement ( SLA )
    • laid down by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
    • developed as part of the JIM teams Clinical Governance framework

    This will include:

    • annual registration with the BHA
    • Participating in the JIM Team appraisal and continuous professional development sessions
    • Keeping accurate computerised clinical records

     

    Payment for the role

    Payment is made directly to the physiotherapist by the racecourse. Each race meeting is invoiced at £257.50 unless, as in a small number of cases, alternative rates have been identified and agreed

    Governance of the JIM Team

    The team and service are overseen by a multi organisational group who meet at operational and strategic levels. Each organisation plays a unique part to ensure the safety, appropriateness and effectiveness of the service and a joint Service Level Agreement ( SLA ) details the agreed way of working

    The organisations involved are:

    • The British Horse Racing Authority ( BHA ) the legislative body of racing
    • The Professional Jockeys Association ( PJA ) who advocate on behalf of the professional jockeys
    • The Injured Jockeys Fund ( IJF ) a charitable organisation whose clinical managers provide the clinical governance arrangements for the team
    • The Racecourse Association ( RCA ) who advocate on behalf of and represent the racecourses

     

  • MSK Physiotherapist

    The Sundial Clinic in St James's Street Brighton is looking for an experienced MSK Physiotherapist to join our busy clinic.  We have two locations across Brighton and have a reputation locally for offering great care to all our patients.  There is a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere, with fantastic support from an experienced and motivated multidisciplinary team.

    The ideal candidate would be required to work approximately 10-15 hours per week on a self-employed basis, although hours are negotiable and can be discussed during the interview.  There may also be scope to increase hours as the case load builds and cover holiday across both Sundial sites in the future.

    We are looking for a person with a strong manual therapy focus combined with a high quality rehabilitation philosophy.  They will need to be enthusiastic, reliable and have excellent communication skills.  Additional experience in sports injury management, soft tissue therapy and acupuncture are also an advantage.
    This position would ideally suit someone with two years physiotherapy or sports therapy experience as they would need to be comfortable working on their own and managing their own case load.  The right candidate would also need to be committed to their own continual professional development and be keen to improve their skills by participating in clinic training.

    If you are interested in this position please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to the lead physiotherapist James Masterson.

     

    Email contact: jamesm@sundialclinics.co.uk

     

    Closing date: 14/09/2018

  • Senior Academy Physiotherapist - Norwich City FCA

    Senior Academy Physiotherapist

    The Norwich City Football Club Academy is looking to recruit a full-time Academy Physiotherapist. The successful individual must be motivated and enthusiastic with proven experience within Physiotherapist roles. The successful individual will be tasked with supporting our Sports Science and Medicine department and will be responsible for delivering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries within the Academy, whilst leading on the U18 Squad.

    Reporting into the Lead Physiotherapist, this exciting opportunity involves working 40 hours over the course of the week with responsibilities at evenings and weekends covering competitive fixtures and training.

    Your experience in physiotherapy will play a key role in the following;

    • Maintain high standard of medical care to all Academy players and trialists as directed by the Head of Sports Science and Medicine;
    • Deliver excellent standards of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries;
    • Liaise with the Lead Physiotherapist in the treatment Academy players;
    • Communicate effectively with Sports Science and Medicine colleagues and liaise with relevant coaches with regard to injuries and player well-being;
    • To ensure all training and matches is adequately covered with suitably qualified medical staff with reference to EPPP Guidelines;
    • Be responsible for fully documenting injuries and maintaining confidentiality in accordance with governing body and EPPP guidelines. Additionally help maintain records of maturation, well-being and match statistics;
    • In conjunction with relevant staff within the Sport Science and Medicine team, to complete phase specific profiling and assessments and use the information gathered to generate and implement injury prevention programmes to be carried out during the season; and
    • Assist any other member of the Medical team at Norwich City in any role deemed appropriate.

    The role would ideally suit a candidate with the organisational skills and attention to detail to maintain an efficient working CAT 1 Academy of which aims to create an efficient environment for producing young professional football players.

    You will need to have excellent communication skills to create strong working relationships both internally and externally, with staff, parents, and suppliers. It is also essential for you to have proven experience of time management and meeting deadlines for the fast paced and exciting working environment.

    The role offers a fantastic opportunity to begin a career within the Academy at one of the most recognised Championship Football Clubs.

    To apply for the role of Academy Physiotherapist please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to: vacancies@canaries.co.uk

    Closing date for all applications is 5pm Friday 24th August 2018.

  • Head Therapist – Paramour

    Stage Entertainment

     

     

     

     

    As a Head Therapist for the Performance Medicine Department at Paramour you will be expected to deliver the highest quality of care to the performers while simultaneously supporting the needs of the daily operations required to invoke, evoke, and provoke the senses.  Strong leadership skills are essential to uphold the core values of the department, where we truly value compassionate, reflective, innovative, fun, and fearless people who add to our ensemble.  The start date for this position will be December 2018 and will be based in Hamburg, Germany.

    If you are hired for this position, you will be an employee of our partner, Stage Entertainment. This means you will be on Stage Entertainment company payroll and will comply with their employment policies. Also note that this position involves working and living Hamburg, Germany. Contract starting in December 2018.

    Reporting to the Artistic Director, you will:

    • Ensure that all arrangements and agreements made between medical authorities and institutions are being respected in an ethical and professional manner, putting the artist as first priority in your professional decision making;
    • Ensure that all the department's daily operational needs are being met at the highest possible standard of professionalism, care and ethics;
    • Adhere to the direction of, and timely communication with, the show operations management team;
    • Adhere to optimal safety guidelines and processes within the artists’ working and performance environment
    • Foster interdependent relationships with the members of the artistic and coaching teams while being responsible for the active and professional contribution of the PMed department to functional decision making processes (Human Performance Risk Management);
    • Foster a positive, stimulating and ethical working environment for the PMed Department staff while being responsible for the guidance and supervision of their functioning and professional growth and development;
    • Promptly convey all pertinent medical information to the management team while actively participating in periodic meetings and reporting;
    • Comply with all CdS Performance Medicine governance standards and audit requirements;

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • University-degree in physiotherapy (Master’s degree preferred), along with an appropriately maintained and recognised professional registration for a health care provider in Germany;
    • Post-graduate Qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. but not limited to: Sports Medicine/Physiotherapy/MSK Therapy/Strength and Conditioning) an advantage;
    • Valid CPR/AED certification (additional emergency medical training and certifications preferred, particularly those of a performance or sports-specific aspect);
    • Minimum 6-8 years' relevant clinical experience (on-field/event coverage preferred);
    • Fluency in English (French an asset).  Fluency in German is highly desirable;
    • Experience leading staff or teams ideally in Professional Performance or Sports environments;
    • Experience working with high-caliber athletes or artists;
    • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment;
    • Ability to quickly adapt to unexpected situations and work flexibly with a variable schedule whilst under pressure;
    • Ability to liaise with medical professionals to the best outcome for artists;
    • Good computer skills;
    • Strong organizational, management, and leadership skills;
    • A pro-active, problem-solving attitude, with the ability to motivate others and work well in a team;

    To apply, please follow this link:

    https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/careers/talent/699dba44-5293-4928-805f-7bfaa228794c

  • 2 x Skeleton World Class Performance Pathway (WCPP) Travelling Team Physiotherapists

    British Bobsleigh & SkeletonBritish Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association

    Salary

    Contracted £125 day rate. All travel, overseas accommodation and subsistence covered.

    Location

    International travel across Europe and / or North America

    Contract type

    Circa 70 days between period October 1st 2018 and March 31st 2019

    Closing date

    0900 BST Friday 10th August 2018

    Interview Date

    Tuesday 21st  August , Bath University

    Description

    British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) are looking to appoint 2 x WCPP Pathway Physiotherapists within the sport of skeleton. Skeleton is an innovative and forward-thinking performance sport that has won medals at each of the past four Olympic Winter Games.

    You will work as part of an integrated Sport Science Support Team and closely with the programmes world-class coaches and athletes. You will play a key operational role in ensuring that both the talent and development skeleton athletes maintain optimal health in order to perform when needed as part of the 2022 Olympic Strategy.

    To apply

    Please send your CV, along with a covering letter, detailing your ability to successfully fulfil the role to office@thebbsa.co.uk.

     

    For more information, or for an informal discussion regarding the role, please call Danny Holdcroft, Head of Performance, on 01225 384343.

    Click here for the full Job Description

  • Match day Therapist for Oxford University Rugby Club

    Oxford Uni Rugby Club

    Opportunity

    Oxford University RFC have exciting opportunities for a pitch-side trauma  qualified therapist to join our medical team for match days during the 2018/19 season and beyond. Support is needed for both our men’s and women’s teams (Greyhounds, Whippets and Panthers), providing high quality medical care for rugby matches which are mainly on Saturdays or Sundays. We are looking for pro-active, passionate individuals who are up-to-date with current literature, who understand their scope of practice and who seek to develop their skills.

    Match day role will include:

    • Pre-match therapy to include strapping, soft tissue work and acute injury assessment and management as required.
    • Pitch-side first aid and trauma management to OURFC players.
    • To communicate post-match with the OURFC Lead Physiotherapist all injuries and keep accurate notes.

    Benefits include:

    • Match day fee of £70 per match.
    • Travel provided to away matches.
    • Mentorship and CPD opportunities with experienced sport physiotherapists.

     

    Role Requirements

    Essential:

    • Completed BSc Physiotherapy/BSc Sports Therapy degree or equivalent.
    • Registered with the CSP and HCPC for Physiotherapists, the Society of Sports Therapists for Sports Therapists or equivalent.
    • Sports Trauma Management qualification.
    • Personal Qualities:
      •  Good communicator – written and oral skills.
      •  Organised.
      •  Approachable.
      •  Professional.
      •  Team worker.

    Desirable:

    • Sports related qualification (such as taping and massage)
    • Experience in sports settings.
    • Holds or work towards accreditation through the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM).

     

    For more information or to find out more please email Tim Stevens (OURFC General Manager) at tim.stevens@sport.ox.ac.uk

     

    Application closes on 1 September 2018 

    Oxford University Rugby:

    Participation, Development, Excellence & Tradition

  • Lead Physiotherapist

    Organisation & Job Title

    Leeds Rhinos Rugby League Club Lead Physiotherapist

    Salary

    Dependent upon experience & competitive for Super league Rugby League

    Location

    Leeds Rugby Academy Training Ground, Kirkstall, Leeds

    Contract type

    Permanent (Full time: Includes weekend/bank holiday work)

    Closing date

    26th August 2018

    Interview date

    W/C 3rd September 2018

    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Physiotherapist to join the medical department as Lead Physiotherapist at Leeds Rhinos RL. The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Medical Services, First Team Coach and Director of Rugby. The department also consists of 1 Senior Physiotherapist, 1 Academy Physiotherapist, 2 sports massage/rehabilitators and 3 doctors providing daily cover.

    The ideal candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal and managerial skills to represent the department in MDT situations. Clinically the candidate must exhibit excellent knowledge of current evidence-based practice, have a thorough understanding of upper, lower and spinal pathologies.

    They must demonstrate a confident ability to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries within an appropriate time-frame, with a prognosis in line with those of sporting demands and concurrent training. Where necessary the Lead Physiotherapist must support the senior and academy physiotherapists in their ability to provide the same pathway of care, facilitating their development as independent clinicians.

     

    The duties consist of but are not exclusive to the following:

    • Assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of all senior squad players.

    • Screening of short and long-term injury predispositions.
      • Design and implement management plans for injured players.
      • Provide pitch-side trauma cover for training and 1st team friendly, league and cup matches.
      • Appropriate record keeping in line with medico-legal requirements and those of regulatory bodies.
      • General house-keeping and maintenance of the department.
    • Be the main point of liaison within the MDT.
    • Maintain strong working relationships with the Strength & Conditioning (S&C) team regarding training schedules, workload, and programmes both on field and gymnasium based.
      • Have a frank and transparent pathway of communication with the head of medical services, head coach and director of rugby.
    • Take an active role in maintenance of standards and criteria set within the RFL audit
    • Take an active role in development of all staff within the department inclusive of 1st team and academy. One session (1/2 day a week designated to liaison with the academy)
    • Maintain and drive the standards of discipline, respect and professional behaviour within the department.

    Essential criteria:

    • Chartered Physiotherapist with registration to the HCPC
    • Minimum of 6years post graduate experience.
    • Knowledge of S&C principles.
    • Ability to lead a team of physiotherapists.

    Desirable criteria:

    • Minimum 4years experience in rugby, or elite full-time sport environment.
    • Qualification in RFL IMMOFP or RFU PHICIS.
    • MSc or other equivalent post-graduate qualification.

    To apply, please send your covering letter and full CV and with Current Remuneration by email to Sarah Tate (sarah.tate@leedsrugby.com), Human Resources.

  • Chief Physiotherapist for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

    CHIEF PHYSIOTHERAPIST - TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

     Team GB Chief Physiotherapist-  Expression of Interest, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

    Background

    Team GB is recruiting for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
    We invite practitioners who meet the criteria set out in the job description to send in their CV with a covering letter as an expression of interest to fulfil the role of an HQ practitioner for Team GB. Please see below, the application process and job description.
    The expression of interest will be open from Friday 20th July 2018 -  Sunday 19th August 2018 (Midnight)
    The selection process will consist of a series of stages:

    • Long list selection via CV and cover letter
    • 1st Round of interviews to be held – Sept 4th, 6th, 12th, 17th, 18th
    • 2nd Round interviews to be held November 2018 – dates TBC
    • Interviews will take place in London or Bisham Abbey
    • Interviews will consist of two formats - panel based, and team interaction based.
    • The final allocation of Games-specific role to support Team GB, to be decided from December 2018 onwards.

    Reports directly to:

    • Chief Medical Officer
    • Head of Performance

    Dates Active in Role:

    c.1st July to 12th August 2020 (final dates TBC)
    All dates/requirements essential for preparation in the build-up to deployment to the Olympic Winter Games

    Relationships and Interfaces:

    Chief Medical Officer & Lead Performance Services during the Olympic Games.
    Works closely with HQ and NGB staff at Games, including all support staff & Team Leaders.

    Location of Work:

    • The Olympic Games environment (to include: The Olympic village and Clusters; The Performance Centre; The preparation camp; Basecamp for deployment in the UK)

    Hours of Work:

    • Working hours will be as required to fulfil the role and its significant fluctuating demands throughout the Olympic Games.
    • The post-holder will be required to acknowledge this and work in a flexible manner to accommodate all requests where appropriate.

    Special Requirements 

    • DBS check up to date, full driving license

    Key Responsibilities 

    • To provide the highest quality Physiotherapy support to all athletes during their preparation & competition phase and for the whole duration of the Olympic Games.
    • To provide a responsive, accessible Physiotherapy support service to all Team GB members, both in the Village, at competition and training venues, and any other location deemed appropriate to meet the requirements of the job role.
    • To ensure a high standard of health promotion & preventative care in liaison with the athletes’ support staff (CMO, Physiotherapist, Team Leader and others), including advice on the prevention of injury and illness.
    • To liaise with other medical personnel, sports science staff and other support staff as required to ensure the highest standard of care of an athlete's injury or illness and optimum rehabilitation and management, whilst always working within the CSP guidelines on patient confidentiality.
    • To promote the drug-free sport and have a working knowledge of The Code (WADA).
    • To refer to appropriate specialists and other members of the medical support team as appropriate.
    • To keep Physiotherapy records of all consultations and to keep these records confidential and secure.
    • To provide reports on Physiotherapy activity within the village or other locations as required.

    Essential Qualifications: 

    • BSc in Physiotherapy or the equivalent
    • MSc (or equivalent) in Sports and Exercise Medicine or Advanced MSK
    • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
    • Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered
    • Current up-to-date Advanced Trauma care course (ICIS)
    • Current UKAD Accredited Advisor Certificate

    Desired clinical experience:

    • Currently a Lead Physiotherapist within the HCSI network or an NGB
    • Currently working with elite summer sport athletes
    • At least 10 years clinical experience in elite sport
    • Previous work with BOA in multi-sport Games environment (YOG; EG; OWG)
    • An understanding of the BOA standard operating procedures during Games time
    • Proven operational leadership at major games (WUG; CWG; EG; OWG; OG)

    Desired personal attributes:

    • Proven team player (including references from previous Games)
    • Demonstration of leadership skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Committed, dynamic & productive
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Excellent management & people skills
    • Clean driving license
    • Availability for the full duration

    Application Process 

    • Before applying, the candidate should secure clearance from their appropriate line manager (Home Country Sports Institutes & NGBs).
    • Transparency with employees over the time commitment for the role is essential.
    • HCSI employees that are core funded will be “released” to undertake their duties on HCSI time, on the proviso that their HCSI duties can be covered in their absence.
    • For those who are not full-time HCSI employees, it is their own responsibility to account for their non-HCSI time.
    • When applying please state clearly your HCSI TFE status and whether your role is core funded or NGB funded.
    • External candidates (non-HCSI) are invited to apply on an equal basis, and each application will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    • All posts are on a volunteer basis and, as such, are not subject to remuneration by Team GB.
    • If you are successful in your application, please confirm again with your HCSI line manager/s and NGB staff before accepting the role

     

  • Schoolboy Physiotherapist

    Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Academy

    Job Vacancy

    Job Title:                            Schoolboy Physiotherapist

    Department:                     Academy

    Reporting to:                    Head of Academy Medical Department     

     

    ROLE

     

    The Academy at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club is seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to the prestigious position of full time Schoolboy Physiotherapist.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all Academy physiotherapy activities encompassing the

    U8 to U16 age groups.  The diversity of the role demands a high degree of organisation and the ability to effectively manage multiple teams in order to ensure that all players throughout the age-groups benefit from a high level of physiotherapy provision.

     

    PRINICPAL PLACE OF WORK

     

    • Compton Park Training Ground, Wolverhampton WV3 9BF

     

    HOURS OF WORK

     

    • 37.5 hours per week.
    • Flexibility in this role is essential as weekend and evening work will be required.

     

    DUTIES

     

    • The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all Academy physiotherapy activities encompassing the U8 to U16 age groups.
    • The diversity of the role demands a high degree of organisation and the ability to effectively manage multiple teams in order to ensure that all players throughout the age-groups benefit from a high level of physiotherapy provision.

     

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

     

     

    Skills/Qualities/Qualifications

     

     

    Essential

     

    Desirable

    • BSc in Physiotherapy

     

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    • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)

     

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    • Pitch side First Aid qualification

     

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    • FA AREA trained

     

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    • Full UK driving licence and use of vehicle

     

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    • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team

     

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    • An understanding of working in the football environment

     

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    • Strong communication skills both verbally and written

     

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    • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills

     

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    • Highly motivated individual

     

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    • Personal integrity and the ability to invoke trust and respect from others

     

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    • Ability to work under pressure

     

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    • Able to incorporate information technology as part of the role.

     

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    • Personal commitment to continuous professional development
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    • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of colleagues

     

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    • Experience of developing and implementing innovative ideas and putting them into practice

     

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    • Ability to clinically assess and treat a range of paediatric neuro musculoskeletal conditions

     

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    • Previous experience in the provision of physiotherapy to adolescent footballers or athletes

     

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    • An understanding of the profiling and screening process of athletes

     

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    • An understanding of injury prevention strategies

     

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    • Ability to modify programmes according to the results of assessment data, in conjunction with coaches and other support staff

     

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    • Ability to appropriately modify training and rehabilitation programmes according to clinical need

     

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    • An understanding of the Elite Player Performance Plan including the audit process and categorisation of football academies

     

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    • An understanding of the Long-Term Athlete Development Plan

     

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    To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: jobs@wolves.co.uk quoting reference code NM-26-19072018

     

    The post-holder will be subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level and cleared by the Wolves Safeguarding Manager.

     

     

    Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club is an Equal Opportunities Employer

  • Pitch side Physiotherapist

    Pitch Side Physiotherapy Vacancies

    Employment:                       Part Time Work for Self Employed Physiotherapists

    Salary:                                   £50 - £200 per event/fixture

    Closing Date:                       31 August 2018

    Website:                               www.physioscienceuk.com/player-welfare

    Contact:                                info@physioscienceuk.com

    Details:

    Physio Science UK provides player welfare services to both professional and amateur sports clubs and leading sports colleges. We are recruiting physiotherapists to cover pitch side first aid and sports injury clinics for sporting events and fixtures.

    Our highest demand is in the South East and London region, specifically Brighton; Canterbury; Cobham; Eastbourne; Tunbridge Wells; South East London; and South West London.

    We can offer both newly qualified and senior physiotherapists the opportunity to gain sport related physiotherapy work.

    With both regular and ad hoc work available, not only is this a great way to earn money, it is a strategic way to gain vital experience for those looking to apply for ACPSEM accreditation or to move into professional sport or high-performance environments.

    How to apply:

    To apply and join our network, please select the ‘Join Us’ tab on our website www.physioscienceuk.com/player-welfare. A number of documents will need to be uploaded to complete the application.

    Please also email us to confirm your interest and to ask any questions info@physioscienceuk.com.

    More information can be found on the ‘Player Welfare’ page on our website www.physioscienceuk.com.

    Please note, all therapists are required to have a valid immediate care/sports trauma first aid qualification, child protection training, and a valid DBS (previously known as CRB).