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Vacancy: First-Team Senior Physiotherapist

1 June 2021

Club News

Vacancy: First-Team Senior Physiotherapist

1 June 2021

An exciting vacancy arises in the Shrewsbury Town medical department.

Job Description

Shrewsbury Town Football Club is seeking a full-time Senior Physiotherapist. The successful candidate will be a committed and passionate member of our backroom staff with main duties involving the first-team squad.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, hardworking and possess exceptional communication skills and critical decision-making under pressure. The successful candidate should understand the level of commitment and proficiency required and has displayed this consistently. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assessment and diagnosis of musculoskeletal conditions related to players within the first-team squad and the implementation of appropriate treatment and rehabilitation strategies.
  • Pre-training management of players including strapping and taping and administration of treatment as required.
  • Close liaison with the Club Doctor, Sports Scientists and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to optimise player medical care and performance.
  • Delivery of individual and squad-based injury prevention programmes based on screening, past medical history and injury trends.
  • The examination and assessment of all new players prior to signing for the Club.
  • Implementing strategies to maximising player performance on the football field from a medical perspective.
  • Reporting of all injuries to the manager and coaching staff and provide updates on all players rehabilitation progress
  • Arrange consultations with medical personnel and any relevant investigation related to an injury.
  • Complete comprehensive and confidential medical records for all professional players
  • Provide medical cover for all first-team and occasional other matches
  • Be involved in clinical governance and maintain professional registration

Essential Requirements:

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Degree
  • Registration with CSP and HCPC
  • Valid ATMMiF course
  • A full Drivers Licence

Desirable Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years post-graduate experience 
  • Minimum three years experience in elite/ professional sport with experience of working with elite athletes
  • Experience in the development and delivery of research-based injury prevention
  • Experience in planning and delivery of rehabilitation programmes to elite athletes

How to apply:

Please send a covering letter and CV to

  • Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience
  • Location:  Shrewsbury
  • Contract type: (Full-time)
  • Closing date: 7 June 2021
  • Interview date: 14 June 2021


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