Physiotherapist – High Performance Sport (maternity leave cover positions x 3)

Town/City Stirling, Glasgow or Edinburgh FK9 5PH
Payment type Per annum
Region Scotland
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference HPS Physio
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer sportscotland

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Vacancy details

Full Time, Based in Stirling, Glasgow or Edinburgh (with domestic and international travel)

Are you looking to build on your experience in sports physiotherapy by working with top athletes performing on a world stage in a range of different sports?

If you would like to join us and play your part in building a world class sporting system for everyone in Scotland then this could be the role for you.


sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. We see a Scotland where sport is a way of life, where sport is at the heart of society, making a positive impact on people and communities.   The sportscotland institute of sport provides high performance expertise to sport and athletes in Scotland. If you thrive in the high performance sporting environment and have the skills to work with Scottish athletes performing on the world stage then one of these roles may be for you.


We are looking for physiotherapists to join the institute physiotherapy team to contribute to the delivery of integrated physiotherapy services to institute supported athletes across a range of sports. The post-holder will deliver clinical physiotherapy in a variety of environments and locations and will contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of multidisciplinary athlete preparation and rehabilitation processes.


You will need excellent skills in multidisciplinary athlete preparation, injury management and rehabilitation. You will require the capability to work effectively with a varied network of coaching and support staff. Candidates should have a desire to be involved within performance sport, experience of multidisciplinary working, an aptitude for the practicalities of working in a high performance sporting environment along with a flexible approach to meet the needs of athletes and sports.


Applicants should possess a physiotherapy qualification and be registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). They should have significant postgraduate physiotherapy experience along with practical experience in sports physiotherapy. A postgraduate qualification in Sports Physiotherapy or similar is desirable, as is experience of travelling with athletes to competition or training camp.


These are full-time appointments with day-to-day workload focused within the Central belt of Scotland however travel throughout the institute network will be required. Travel in support of domestic and international camps and competition will also be necessary. A full driving licence is essential.


In return for working in this exciting environment, sportscotland offers a competitive salary, generous holidays, a great pension scheme, flexible working and an opportunity to be part of a team that is passionate about working towards developing a world class sporting system in Scotland.


sportscotland is an equal opportunities employer and operates a child protection policy. 


For further information, full job description and how to apply for this role, please visit our e-recruitment website: enquires should be directed to David Brandie, Head of Physiotherapy at


Closing date for completed applications:             22nd November 2018

Interviews will be held on:                                     6th December 2018

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