Lead Academy Physiotherapist position needs to be filled!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Peterborough United Football Club as a Lead Academy Physiotherapist for the start of the 2017/2018 season.

The role will be based at the Mick George Training Academy, delivering medical support to our Academy players from U9-U21.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Providing and organising medical cover for all training sessions and games, across all ages within the academy

- Match day cover for U18 Squad

- Extensive design and delivery of the Academy medical programme which will include, injury prevention, medical screening, player rehab, return to play protocols, and pre and post-match treatment

- Management and maintenance of player maintenance tools including PMA and medical databases

- Ensure continuity of medical provision across all phases within the Academy

- Support and mentoring of medical intern staff, including CPD programmes

- Close work with Academy Sports Science team and Academy Technical coaches


- MCSP/HCPC registered

- Minimum 1 years Musculoskeletal/Sports injury clinic experience

- Experience in the rehabilitation of sports injuries in line with return to play protocols

- Flexible approach to working hours

- Good communication and interpersonal skills

- Be trustworthy and adhere to the club’s code of conduct and values

- Work with enthusiasm to help grow and develop the Academy Medicine programme


- Experience of working within a professional football club academy

- Knowledge and understanding of FA and Football League rules relating to player development (EPPP)

- FA IFAS or AREA Qualification

- Experience using PMA

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing Date: 07/07/2017

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10/07/2017

If interested in the role, please send a CV and cover letter to Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine; Robert.rowland@theposh.com