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Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Academy Physiotherapist Intern


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Nov 14, 2023


Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London.

Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in England to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game’s great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.

In April 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts, and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.

The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.

Tottenham Hotspur has:

A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.
A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club’s ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
Commercial partnerships with globally recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world’s leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company.
A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040.
An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health, and social inclusion programmes.


As the Academy Physiotherapist Intern, you will be required to:

Provide emergency cover to Academy training sessions, matches, national and international tournaments.
Assist in the screening programme to Youth Development Phase.
Deliver sessions under supervision of Senior Physiotherapists

You will have key internal relationships with the U9-14 Physiotherapist and the U15-16 Physiotherapist.


To work with the U9-16 Academy Physiotherapists to supply services to Foundation and Youth Development Phases.
Liaise and communicate with all relevant stakeholders, this may include but not exhaustive to Coaching staff, Parents, Psychologists, Education staff, Player Wellbeing, and Sports Science
Uphold Club, Medical Department, health & safety, ethics and safeguarding protocols, acting as a role model to players and staff alike and reflecting the Club’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Employ awareness of welfare issues, handling all matters with the utmost professionalism, diplomacy, and sensitivity.
Attend refresher and development training when necessary.
Be aware of emergency procedures and the Health & Safety at Work Act relating to the various sites.
Check and maintain equipment for U9-16 travel bags.
Be responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of medical room equipment.
Assist in the screening of U9-16 players.
Assist in growth and maturation Data collection.
Assist in creating and delivery of individual prehabilitation programmes.
Help to maintain an audit of injuries in the U9-16 age groups.
Provide pitch side cover U9-16 age group home and away as required.
Deliver sessions to U9-16 age group as required.


HCPC Registered
CSP Registered
FA Safeguarding Certificate
BSc or MSc degree level qualification in Physiotherapy
Valid UK driving licence.
1 year + Post graduate experience
Maintains high professional and personal standards.
Ability to work as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team, values, and respects others.
Be able to present to Parents, Coaches, and other clinicians.
A commitment to relevant Continuous Professional Development.
Be flexible to cross cover other phases in the Academy Medical Department where required.

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