Job Opportunity: Senior Physiotherapist

We are looking for a full time Senior Physiotherapist to join our Sports Medicine Team.

This role is responsible for the daily assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of senior, and senior academy contracted players. Working closely with the wider rugby management team (Coaching/Strength & Conditioning/ Sport Science/Sport Psychology/Nutrition) and the Medical Performance Manager to optimise the performance of players returning from injury, as well as continuing to look at evidence based and innovative ways to, measure and improve practice in the pursuit of excellence.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a background working in professional sport/rugby and must have a skill set which includes the practical delivery of performance rehab to professional athletes and have the following:

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy
  • Membership of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Level 3 Immediate Care in Sport (ICIS) or equivalent qualification
  • A Post-Graduate qualification in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Sports Physiotherapy or Sports Rehabilitation would be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Contribute to the injury management, injury prevention, physical rehabilitation, education, and medical services delivered to Ospreys Senior and Senior Academy Players
  • Develop, deliver, progress, and evaluate individualised rehabilitation strategies for the Senior Forwards Player Group, designed to mitigate injury risk, based on PMH, positional risk and pre-season base line testing.
  • Assume the role of medical department lead for the Senior Forwards Player Group working with S&C to programme gym based individual modifications to best facilitate performance gains and minimise training error.
  • Assume an active role in load monitoring/management of the Senior Forwards Player group, working closely with S&C and Senior Coaching Staff to plan day to day training management for the Senior Forwards Player Group (Specifically short term injured, and transitioning RTPW forwards).
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all aspects of physiotherapy treatment, injury management and rehab content in keeping with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) guidelines.
How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining what you will bring to the role and your salary expectation to  

Closing date for applications is 8 July 2024.