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Cardiff Met University

Cardiff Met University

Lead Football Physiotherapist


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Apr 8, 2024


Job titleLead Football Physiotherapist Job reference23REQ0002769 Date posted08/04/2024 Application closing date29/04/2024 LocationCyncoed Campus SalaryGrade 5A/B £33,966 to £37,099 per annum PackagePermanent Contractual hours37 BasisFull Time Job category/typeAdmin/ManagerialAttachments
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Job description
The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our newly established Physiotherapy Team at Cardiff Met University. The team has been created to provide support to our established and successful performance programmes who are competing at the top of university sport and in national leagues. The team will work alongside our already established and highly regarded Performance Services Team, as well as working with a team of coaches and other support services in a multi-discipline environment.

Cardiff Met Women’s team play in the Adran Premier League and our Cardiff Met Men’s team play in the Cymru Premier League with the ability to qualify for European football. We also operate an FAW licensed and accredited academy.

The Lead Football Physiotherapist will lead the planning, administration, and delivery of a robust physio provision with Cardiff Met Football Club, including a range of services but not limited to; triage, matchday cover, clinic delivery, prehab, injury management, strapping & taping and education sessions.

Whilst leading the football provision, you will have the opportunity to routinely work within a truly diverse multi-sport environment with multiple high-level practitioners in the physiotherapy and strength & conditioning team as well as our other support service in Performance Lifestyle, Psychology, Nutrition, Performance Analysis and more.

What we are looking for

The Physiotherapy Team are part of the Performance Services Team, delivering to our various performance programmes aiming to provide the very best student-athlete experience. In addition to the practical and professional knowledge that is required to implement effective and robust physio support, the candidate will need to be able to engage with our centralised student-athletes as well as de-centralised athletes to provide them with every opportunity to attain their individual potential. To excel in this role the candidate will need to adopt a flexible approach to engage with coaches and other support staff in a multi-sport environment.

Why join Cardiff Metropolitan University?

In 2020, the University was named The Sunday Times ‘Welsh University of the Year 2021’; in 2021 it became the Times Higher Education ‘UK and Ireland University of the Year 2022’; and in 2022 it was ranked the top university in the UK in the People and Planet Green League.

We are a values-based University. We are proud of our culture, and we are there for our people. Our community spirit is the golden thread that underpins our values and behaviours. We support each other, we are kind to one another, and we are one team; we are One Cardiff Met. We encourage and embrace inclusion that enables everyone to feel respected and able to perform at their best.

In addition, the University offers highly competitive terms and conditions including:

Annual leave of 25 days, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days (pro rata if part time).
Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions.
Flexible and remote working opportunities.
Excellent family friendly policies.
Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage.
Access to all library facilities.
Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work.
Free family access to our independent specialist wellbeing support provider, Health Assured.

If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Michael Peacock, Head of Performance Services, at

Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.

The University is committed to creating a highly inclusive culture. We offer family friendly and flexible working arrangements and a range of staff networks, forums and events to support and develop our people. We warmly welcome applications from those traditionally underrepresented in the higher education sector.

Further information

Please read our Candidate Pack or visit our staff recruitment website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.

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