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Leicester City FC

Leicester City FC

U21 Physiotherapist (PDP)


Role Type



Posting Date

Dec 13, 2022

Role description

About The Role

We are excited to be recruiting for an U21 Physiotherapist (Professional Development Phase) to join our team and take responsibility for the provision of all physiotherapy services across the U21 player group.

The key objective of this role is to ensure the highest standards are consistently delivered in respect of the service provided to players and coaching staff, whilst supporting the Academy’s wider Physiotherapist department to do the same and achieve success against specific targets. Advising on and providing appropriate treatments, overseeing rehabilitation processes, and liaising with coaching staff regarding player’s injury progress are all fundamental duties of the role which the successful candidate will be responsible for within the U21 squad.

Who We’re Looking For

With the ability to build close professional working relationships with players and colleagues alike, the ideal candidate will be degree-level qualified (BSc Hons) in Physiotherapy and have experience of working within a professional or elite level sporting environment.

To be successful within the role, you will need to be personable and approachable, communicate with clarity, be proactive in your approach to your duties, take great satisfaction in providing a high level of care in your work, whilst always seeking to champion the Club and Academy values.

Experience of using a PMA system and knowledge of EPPP in relation to a Category 1 Academy would also be desirable.

Essential criteria for the role includes;

BSc (Hons) Degree in Physiotherapy
HCPC/CSP Chartered Physiotherapist
FA Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF) qualification
Previous experience in a similar role within an elite sporting environment
Excellent communication skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrates honesty, integrity, reliability and the ability to ensure confidentiality at all times
Positive, proactive approach, well organized, with the ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure
Possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work
A commitment to continuing professional development

About The Club

Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.

Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.

Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2021 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type – Permanent
Hours Per Week – 37.5

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer, and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.

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