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Ipswich Town FC

Ipswich Town FC

Women's First Team Sports Therapist


posting Date

role Type


First Team

Jun 25, 2024


Women’s First Team Sports Therapist
Playford Road Training Ground
37.5 hours per week
Competitive Salary
• Are you interested in working in the sports industry?
• Are you looking to progress your career in Sports Therapy?
• Could you thrive in a fast-paced, fast-expanding environment?
• Would you like to join us as we embark on the next stage of our amazing journey?
If so, look no further….
Ipswich Town Football Club is looking for a Women’s First Team Sports Therapist to join the Performance Team
to lead the day-to-day delivery of high-level injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and pitch side first
aid/emergency care.
Your main responsibilities will be:
• Attend all training sessions and competition matches played by the Women’s First Team throughout the
Season and Pre-Season, as well as providing or arranging equivalent services to Players during the off
season to ensure continuity of treatment.
• Identify the infrastructure required to ensure that processes are properly defined, supported,
documented, and reviewed.
• Working in collaboration with the Women’s Head of Performance, participate in the club's injury
prevention initiatives and actively explore innovative ideas
• Provide injury reports and updates to the Women’s Team Senior leadership group.
• Responsible for delivering assessments and diagnostics to ensure relevant treatment plans are created
for individual players.
• Provide players with soft tissue therapy to reduce compressive stress and speed up the healing process
• Ensure medical equipment is maintained to high standard
Who are you?
• You will have a degree in Sports Therapy.
• You will have current membership with The Society of Sports Therapists (SSP) as well as an ATMMiF
(Level 5) qualification.
• You will have the appropriate level of medical indemnity insurance.
• Be committed to CPD to identify new opportunities, refresh existing knowledge, improve skills, and
keep up to date with the latest developments.
• You will be able to work collaboratively with a wider structured performance team and utilise the
expertise of others.
• Ideally, you will have experience of working in women’s football/elite sport
• It is essential that you can work flexibly, with the ability to work evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.
• You will be comfortable in a busy, fast paced environment.
• Have the relevant up to date safeguarding certificates.
• Be a strong communicator with a high level of empathy who can demonstrate resilience, with the ability
to remain calm under pressure.
• You will be outgoing, enthusiastic, and passionate about your work.
• You want to work in one of the most exciting organisations in Suffolk!
We will give you:
• The chance to be part of a unique business at a crucial part of its development.
• Excellent experience in the elite sports industry.
• Development and growth with mentoring from industry experts and colleagues.
• An environment that is exciting, fast paced and fun!
• Training and support.
• Discounts in Planet Blue store
• Life assurance
• Wellbeing Programme
• Free On-Site parking
If this is, you:
If you are interested in applying for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you are
the ideal candidate for this position to our recruitment team at
Closing date for applications: 1
st July 2024
Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy advert. This may mean that
the vacancy could close early should a suitable candidate be found. Please note that due to the high volume of
applications we receive; only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted. Therefore,
if you haven't heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you haven't been shortlisted on
this occasion.
Safeguarding Statement
Ipswich Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at
risk and requires all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups. Applicants
will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’
as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013). Appointment to
this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.
Equality Statement
The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others
fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any
description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

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