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Tottenham Hotspur Women

Tottenham Hotspur Women

First Team Doctor - Tottenham Hotspur Women


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May 9, 2024


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


To contribute to the aims and objectives of the Medical and Sports Science department through the provision of Sports Medicine and general practice.
To become embedded in an innovative medical team which strives to achieve optimal results in the areas of performance, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, while providing elite care for players.
Develop and align the Women’s 1st team and Academy SM support to the football performance strategy of the club and 1st team coach.


Four day a week position providing assessment clinics as directed by The Head of Medical Services (job share considered)
To work closely with the Head of Medicine in the diagnosis of injuries and illness for Women’s First Team and Academy
Develop and manage external referrals and communication with multisport doctors/consultants and out of hours support, working closely with physiotherapists, sports therapists, and other members of the MDT as relevant.
To create successful and professional relationships with staff whilst maintaining professional distance from playing staff at all times.
To facilitate an environment in which our athletes can prepare for the demands of training and playing at an elite level.
Involved in all aspects of whereabouts, drug and doping player information and be available to oversee the doping processes whenever required. Promote anti-doping policies in line with WADA and advise athletes on banned drugs.
Contribute to the multidisciplinary team which aims to align with the practice and performance planning of the coaches.
To observe, monitor and react to the ever-evolving world of Sports Medicine; keeping up to date with all current research developments and changes in professional regulations.
Develop and keep policies and procedures updated to proactively mitigate medical risk to senior players, including medicines management and concussion (alongside their GP)
Support with medical screening for the signings of all new players as well as regular medical health screenings of first team players and Academy.
Provide support out of hours in sports medicine and general practice, when required.
Help to create a Female Athlete health process and implement into the daily lives of the 1st Team players.
Order and maintain drug supplies and medical clinical equipment.
Match Day cover.
Comfortable working with the full spectrum of injuries you would expect in women’s high-performance environment.
Keep accurate medical records using a computerised note system


Specific Experience:

GMC registered, with evidence of successful on-going appraisal and revalidation under the GMC
License to practise in the UK
Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine or an equivalent or higher professional qualification as otherwise approved by The Football Association
ATMIFF qualification (desirable)
High level of medical understanding of common sporting and general medical aliments and appropriate medical treatment options
Experience as a Team Doctor in Sport
Experience in coach and athlete education in high performance sport


An understanding of the FSEM Code of Conduct
Track record of successfully integrating into established and developing coaching team
Excellent planning and communication skills with experience participating in multi-disciplinary teams.
Be a good role model for staff and players in the elite sport environment in terms of knowledge, behaviour, and development.
Maintain high professional standards at all time and conform to expected behaviours in terms of clinical practice and confidentiality
Ability to liaise with international medical teams.
Have the ability to work in a fast-moving environment
Possess communication skills that are clear, engaging and responsive.
Be willing and able to travel away from home including to international tours and tournaments, including weekends, bank holidays, and evening work
Demonstrates good work ethic and high output

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an Enhanced DBS check with child’s barred list.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

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