Specialist Sports / MSK Physiotherapist (Band 6)

£30,867 - £38,020
Town/City Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Payment type Per annum
Region Scotland
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 4272
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic, University of Edinburgh
Workplace University of Edinburgh

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Vacancy details

FAS6 £30,867 – £38,020 (Pro-rata NHS Agenda for Change Band 6 salary based on the University’s 35 hour working week – awaiting 1 April 2022 pay award)

Corporate Services Group, Sport & Exercise, FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic     

Full time 35 hrs per week

Permanent, Open-ended

Post x 1

The University of Edinburgh’s highly regarded FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Specialist Sports / MSK Physiotherapist to play a hybrid role across our Performance Sport Programme and Clinic Services


The Opportunity:

The Specialist Sports / MSK Physiotherapist will take responsibility for applying musculo-skeletal and sports clinical skills to develop and implement strategies to manage, prevent injury, and develop performance with our athletes, in the clinic and sport setting, acting in support of our Performance Medical Lead. You will work alongside sports specific technical coaches, strength & conditioning specialists and other support services, to provide the best possible clinical care to the University’s leading student athletes and help them achieve success at the highest level in their chosen sports https://www.ed.ac.uk/sport-exercise/performance.


The successful candidate will also work as part of FASIC’s multi-disciplinary team {physiotherapy, massage therapy, podiatry, medical, pilates} working with staff, students and members of our local and sporting community to manage injury, evolve performance services and testing protocols for sports injury management, and pre and post surgical rehabilitation.  Working at our Clinic locations which may include Pleasance Sport Complex & Gym, Peffermill Playing Fields, Easter Bush Campus and FASIC East Lothian, you may be expected to move between facilities to support staff and operational delivery, during any clinic opening hours (working 5 days of 7) or performance programme operating hours.  Working unsociable hours will be a feature of this role, as will some travel in support of requests from our Performance Programme Teams or Sports Governing Bodies to provide support for Team Travel or Match Day Pitch-side Support.



Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Minimum 3 years post registration Physiotherapy experience
  • Evidence of working within sport & exercise or MSK clinic environment i.e. NHS, club physiotherapist, academy roles
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with Inter-disciplinary team


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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, gym membership, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.


Closing Date 5pm Sunday 19 June 2022.  Interviews will be held Tuesday 28 June 2022


If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to workwebpages

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