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Job vacancy: Lead Academy Physiotherapist

2 August 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mansfield Town Football Club for an enthusiastic, proactive and knowledgeable individual to join the Academy Sports Science and Medical Department as Lead Physiotherapist.

Based at: Brooksby Melton College, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2LJ
Salary: Dependant upon experience (to be discussed at interview)
Job type: Full-time

The successful candidate must display excellent leadership abilities through clear and effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team whilst ensuring a high standard of medical care is delivered to all players throughout our academy.

Candidates must possess advanced clinical assessment and treatment skills as well as innovative rehabilitation techniques and training interventions to prevent injury, restore optimal function and contribute to enhancing sporting performance. Candidates must possess CSP and HCPC registration.

Whilst previous involvement in professional football is preferential, all candidates with experience of working in a sporting environment will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

-Managing the academy's sports science and medical department to ensure the highest level of function and development is continued
-Supporting Mansfield Town's academy in its long-term development and guide the academy's sports science and medical department through any future audit processes
-Providing highly accurate assessment and effective treatment ensuring a timely yet comprehensive return to pre-injury state for all players within the academy
-Leading the injury management and injury prevention strategies for all professionals and scholars governed by the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
-Ensuring all Sports Science testing is carried out when required and that all data produced is relayed back to all relevant departments for individual feedback
-Providing pitchside first aid cover for all reserve and scholars matches and ensuring that all games within the academy have appropriate medical cover
-Ensuring the timely completion of all medical notes and that all medical and sports science information is accurately documented on the performance management application (PMA)
-To contribute to the continuous professional development of all sports science and medical staff within Mansfield Town Football Club


-BSc Physiotherapy or MSc Physiotherapy
-Chartered Physiotherapist registered with the CSP
-HCPC registration
-Experience of working within sport
-UK driving licence
-First Aid in Sport qualification


-Experience of working within a professional football academy
-Evidence of relevant post-graduate professional development
-Strength and Conditioning qualification
-Understanding of EPPP and PMA
-Advanced Resuscitation and Emergency Aid course (AREA)

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to

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