Academy Sports Therapist & Physiotherapist – Stevenage FC

Job Description
Stevenage FC is looking to appoint a both part time and casual Academy sports therapist and physiotherapist to deliver medical care to all academy players (U8 – U16). The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Academy Sports Medicine and be a valued member of the Medical Team and will ensure that all aspects of the EPPP (Elite Player Performance Plan) are met. You will become an integral part of the Academy Management Team which also consists of Football Coaches, Strength and Conditioning Staff, Sports Science, Medical and Analysis Staff. Candidates must be flexible and be willing to work flexible hours associated with the job. You should be competent in IT and be an excellent communicator. The successful candidate will have to manage their own case load and implement injury screening and prevention plans as well as diagnosing and treating injuries. You will be available to work evenings and weekends to cover training sessions, matchday fixtures and other adhoc events.

Assessment, investigation and management of Injuries and Illnesses
Prescribe and implement treatment and rehab plans under guidance of Head of Medical
Take part in in daily meetings between medical and coaching staff
Carry out injury prevention strategies or all players
Provide pitch side for training and matches (home and away) as and when required
Document and ensure up to date medical records are maintained
Assist medical team with admin obligations and injury audits
Carry out any duties as and when required
To coordinate with Players, Parents, Academy Manager and age group coach regarding players need during and throughout the injury period including rehabilitation
Research injuries and stay abreast with the latest developments in research and treatment. Continued professional development and reading around the area is essential.

Essential Criteria
Sports Therapy Degree
Physiotherapist Degree with HCPC

Desirable Criteria
Experience of working in Professional Football
Experience of working pitch side
Experience of using PMA
FA Safeguarding children
Full UK Driving Licence
FA Medical Qualification: EFAIF, ITMIFF, ATMMIF

How to apply
The deadline for applications is close of business (5.00pm) on Sunday 25th August 2019. To apply please send a CV and a covering letter to Deanne Goring, at

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