Club Vacancies


Academy Physiotherapist - Sheffield Eagles

Sheffield Eagles RFLC is looking for a suitably qualified physiotherapist or physiotherapists to fulfil the role of running their Academy physiotherapy service.

The position will require the individual or individuals appointed to commit to providing a physiotherapy service four evenings a week as well as match day cover. They may also be required, on occasion, to support the first team physiotherapy service, and more regularly match day physiotherapy provision.

Responsible to: Performance Lead physiotherapist

Key Tasks:

  • To look after the injury management of the academy players
  • To provide pitch side immediate medical care during training sessions and matches
  • To appropriately refer on to other medical professionals for non-physiotherapy medical management and for investigations
  • To liaise with coaching, management and strength and conditioning staff regarding player injury progression and proposed return to train / play time frames
  • To communicate effectively with players their probable injury status, their rehabilitation requirements, their likely return to play, advise treatment and explain risks if the player chooses not to follow advice given
  • To maintain confidentiality with players
  • To ensure own continuing professional development to ensure quality, evidence based, clinically reasoned practice at all times
  • To support other members of physiotherapy staff as required
  • To request report from other members of physiotherapy staff as required
  • To help deliver / organise in service training programme for medical team
  • To support and  organise student placements within the club
  • To support students / sports therapists / physiotherapists in their development as required

View the full job description here  

Salary: Dependent upon experience

Closing date: 16/11/15 (or when 10 suitable applications received)

If you are interested in this position please contact Kathryn Ferneyhough via email on