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VACANCY | Head of Academy medical and performance

29 January 2024


VACANCY | Head of Academy medical and performance

29 January 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to fulfil the role as a full-time physiotherapist, working primarily with the U18 squad whilst also taking a strategic operational role across the entire Academy at Doncaster Rovers.

About the role

Whilst the focus is on injury prevention and rehabilitation, there is also a responsibility to support the transition of player development from scholar through young pro, to first team squad.

As a HCPC registered physiotherapist, the post holder will work collaboratively with the wider multidisciplinary team and be a member of the academy management team (AMT). They will be able to demonstrate team working as well as acting on their own initiative. They will be skilled in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and be able to use objective markers to guide the return to play process.

About the candidate
We are looking for a candidate ideally with previous experience in football however this would not exclude candidates should they have strong clinical skills and a passion to work within the footballing environment. We are seeking a highly motivated clinician who is able to communicate effectively, maintain a high standard of clinical record keeping and deliver evidence-based rehabilitation. The ATMMIF qualification or the desire to undertake this qualification is an essential part of the role. The candidate will also need to be a HCPC registered physiotherapist.
About the club

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

Doncaster Rovers Football Club is a key part of the organisation, sitting within Sky Bet League Two of the EFL.

We are more than just a sports club, we use every day as a chance to improve people’s lives, through all levels of elite sport and community engagement and education.

We aim to recruit people who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride, honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them, we can make sure that we are always moving forward and making a difference in all levels of our work.

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

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Applications deadline: February 23, 2024. 

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