Arsenal FC

Arsenal FC

Senior Physiotherapist


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Posting Date

Oct 19, 2022

Role description

We are looking for a Senior First Team Physiotherapist to complement our existing medical team. Someone who can bring energy, experience and enthusiasm to support in the delivery of all elements of our players health and performance.

As the successful candidate you will sit within our Medical and Performance team, whose aim is to provide elite support to our athletes so they can perform at their maximum capabilities that meet the physical, technical and tactical demands of the game.

Who We Are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

Lead on the preparation and treatment of Men’s First Team players prior to training and matches.
Lead, develop and deliver on screening, tracking, and monitoring on the physical progress and development of Men’s First Team players whilst implementing individual plans and treatment that maximises their physical performance.
Provide exceptional assessment and appropriate treatment interventions for all players and contribute to the diagnosis and treatment / rehabilitation plans in-line with our protocols and processes.
Lead and/or assist with rehabilitation of Men’s First Team players to ensure they return to their maximal physical capability in a safe, timely and effective way.
Plan and deliver exceptional levels of gym and pitch based physical preparation and rehabilitation programmes.
Work with other club Physiotherapists on supporting the preparation and treatment of Men’s First Team players prior to training and matches, regularly feeding back on individual work with players.
Deliver an expert level of manual handling and soft tissue skills for all fit and injured players.

What We Are Looking For

A BSc or MSc degree level qualification in Physiotherapy (or working towards a higher level of qualification).
MCSP and HCPC Registered.
Extensive experience of working full time within senior elite, professional level sport.
Extensive experience of treating and rehabilitating sporting injuries within senior elite, professional athletes for 6 years or more.
Extensive experience of working full time in a high-performance senior team environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills and who can manage player relationships.

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

An exciting reward and recognition scheme
Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service
Great internal learning and development programmes
A flexible hybrid working model
Discounted Arsenal season tickets
A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package
A leading Employee Assistance Programme
Great discounts with some of our Partners

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

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