Town/City Edinburgh EH14 4AS
Payment type Per annum
Region Scotland
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer sportscotland

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Vacancy details

Full-time, fixed-term for up to one year (maternity cover)
Salary: £36,176 per annum
Based at sportscotland institute of sport (East), Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.

At the sportscotland institute of sport we provide high performance expertise to sport and athletes in Scotland to enable them to succeed on the world stage. We strive to create a high performance learning environment where innovation can thrive.

We are looking for a Physiotherapist who will deliver integrated physiotherapy services to a range of sports working towards the 2022 Commonwealth Games and other key targets.

Institute Physiotherapists operate in a variety of environments and locations and can undertake significant national and international travel in support of training camps and international competition.

The successful candidate will have excellent skills in optimising athlete physical performance, injury management and rehabilitation. You will have the ability to work within a range of sporting and clinical environments and the capability to work effectively both independently and with a varied network of coaching and multidisciplinary support staff.

To be considered for this role, you must hold a physiotherapy qualification and be registered with the Health Care Professions Council. A postgraduate qualification in Sports Physiotherapy or similar would also be desirable.

You will have experience of working as a Chartered Physiotherapist in a healthcare environment as well as significant experience of working as a Physiotherapist in a multidisciplinary high performance or professional sport environment. Experience of travelling in support of athletes or teams domestically and internationally is required.

This vacancy is full-time with the day-to-day workload focused within the East of Scotland however travel throughout the institute network will be required. A full driving licence is essential, as is the ability to travel independently between sportscotland sites.

Further information can be obtained from David Brandie at the sportscotland institute of sport (

In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, childcare vouchers, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more.

Closing date for completed applications: 10 May 2021

 Anticipated interview date: w/c 17 May 2021

sportscotland – sport for life

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