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Job Vacancy | Lead Academy Physiotherapist

Last chance to apply for position within Academy.

15 June 2017

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;

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