Academy Physiotherapist

Salary Competitive
Town/City Ipswich IP4 5RG
Payment type Per annum
Region East of England
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Ipswich Town Football Club

Other benefits

We will give you:

  • The chance to be part of a unique business at a crucial part of its development.
  • Excellent experience in the elite sports industry.
  • Development and growth with mentoring from industry experiences colleagues. 
  • An environment that is exciting, fast paced and fun! 
  • Training, mentoring and support.
  • A great package including two complimentary season tickets.
  • Discounts in Planet Blue store.
  • Life assurance.
  • Wellbeing Programme.
  • Free On-Site parking.

Vacancy details

Ipswich Town Football Club is looking for a Physiotherapist to provide medical provision across all development phases of the Academy, from the schoolboy age groups to the Under 18/21’s.

The Role:

The successful applicant must demonstrate excellent assessment and rehabilitation skills appropriate to an elite academy football environment. You will demonstrate excellent clinical reasoning skills and provide evidence-based treatment and rehabilitation using objective criteria.

The role will require being able to work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary performance team including medical, sports science, strength and conditioning staff. This will require the successful candidate to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all key stakeholders including parents and coaching staff.

The successful applicant will be supporting the Head of Academy Sports Medicine in the successful running of the Academy Medical Department. This will involve providing match and training pitch-side cover. The role requires regular travel, evening and weekend working.

This role is perfect for any physiotherapist looking to start work in professional football. You will be a part of a supportive, progressive Performance Department with regular CPD, opportunities to develop as a practitioner and access to industry-leading specialists.

Essential Criteria

• BSc/MSc in Physiotherapy

• Registration with the HCPC

• Member of the CSP

• Full UK driving licence

• Clear enhanced DBS check

Desirable Criteria

• Experience of working in football/elite sport

• Experience of working with young athletes

• FA Level 4 ITMMiF/Level 5 ATMMiF pitch-side first aid qualification

• Knowledge of EPPP framework

• Competent use of KitMan Labs software

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the role, please visit complete the attached academy application form and return to Please note, CV’s will not be accepted for this role.

Closing date for applications: 2 January 2024

Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy advert. This may mean that the vacancy could close early should a suitable candidate be found. Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted. Therefore, if you haven't heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you haven't been shortlisted on this occasion.

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