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VACANCY | Academy therapist

6 June 2022

Rovers are looking for a number of highly motivated therapists to support our Academy teams and to be at the forefront of the category three Academy’s medical provision.

Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster’s elite sports teams and manages the delivery of events at Doncaster’s Eco-Power Stadium, associated Elite Performance Centre and Sports Village.

We look to recruit people with the desire to work within all areas of Club Doncaster who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride and honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them.

The successful applicant will provide pitch side, and clinical support to all age groups during evening training and weekend game sessions across our 9-18s programme who are based at both the Eco-Power Stadium and our training ground facility at Cantley Park.

All applicants should demonstrate their knowledge of the prevention and successful management in the treatment of injuries within elite athletes, with experience within youth sport being advantageous.

Applicants should be hard working, committed and have a keen interest in growing the Club Doncaster reputation via the success in our elite football programs.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • BSc or MSc in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation (accredited and insured with relevant bodies - HCPC/CSP, SST or BASRAT).

  • FA ITMMiF (desirable)

  • Flexible and adaptable to the working patterns of an elite sports environment

  • Experience of working within an elite athlete setting (desirable)

  • Experience or knowledge of the working of the PMA recording system (desirable)

  • Experience of multi-disciplinary team working

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Be able to work in a professional and responsible manner.

  • Have excellent attention to detail.

  • Experience of working with children and young people within an elite sports environment.

Personal qualities:

  • Punctual and have an excellent record of attendance.

  • An understanding of the travel involved when working within elite sports programmes

  • Willing to learn and committed to achieving high standards within their work.

  • Good leadership skills

  • Able to communicate effectively with young people and their parents in sometimes challenging circumstances.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake further checks in relation to their identity and criminal disclosures.

Club Doncaster is an equal opportunities employer and is keen to hear from all persons who feel that this would be the right role for them regardless of age or gender.


To apply, contact Luke Gray, senior Academy therapist with your CV and covering letter to

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