Academy Physiotherapists Needed – DEADLINE TOMORROW!

Hull City Academy are currently seeking to recruit multiple Physiotherapists on a full time, permanent basis to assist in the delivery of the Academy’s medical provision to our scholars. The successful applicant(s) will work within a developing, elite sporting environment as part of a multidisciplinary team. This includes, but is not limited to, pitch-side first aid duties and evening clinic cover.

This role requires a dedicated and organised individual who is committed and keen to progress within a growing medical team. Opportunities for in-house CPD, with other members of the Club’s Performance & Medical Department, are available throughout the season.  Working for Hull City Academy also provides further prospects for national and international travel over the course of the year.

The successful applicant(s) will be expected to provide emergency pitch cover for evening/weekend academy games, tournaments and training sessions. Candidates should possess good communication skills as they will be required to liaise with other physiotherapists regarding all player injuries and assist in the handover to coaches and parents regarding any medical matters which may arise. Legally binding accurate notes will be produced in keeping with HCPC and CSP standards documented via the PMA system.

Candidates must hold HCPC and CSP membership and a BSc or MSc in Physiotherapy. A current, valid ITMMiF/IFAS is desirable but not essential.

Personal specification & experience:

  • Understanding of EPPP and requirements working in an academy setting
  • Experience of elite sport, preferably football, is advantageous
  • Previous experience of using the PMA system (desirable)
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong work ethic
  • A commitment to offering world class support services to young, aspiring footballers
  • An understanding of the impact of growth and maturation from a medical perspective in youth athletes

Academy Physiotherapists will liaise with:

  • The Academy Manager
  • The Head of Medical Services & Performance
  • The Head of Academy Sports Science & Medicine
  • The Head of Academy Physiotherapy
  • Other full time and part time physiotherapists, therapists, sports scientists and strength & conditioning coaches at the Academy and First Team
  • Academy coaches for all age groups

About us:

Hull City Academy develops and works with talented young footballers from the age of 8 to 23.

We have made significant progress at the Academy since the Club successfully achieved its quest to gain Category Two status in the summer of 2015, with the primary focus on developing and nurturing players with outstanding potential into future first team regulars.

In line with the Football Association’s Charter of Quality, the Academy prepares players of the future for the Club and enables our scholars to progress both on and off the field throughout their tenure with us.

Salary: £25,000- £30,000 per annum

Closing date: Friday 18th October 2019 at 4.00pm

To apply for this role, please send your CV to We also request that you complete our Equality & Diversity Form and return it along with your application; this is to help us monitor the range of candidates and will be treated with the upmost confidence.

Hull City Tigers Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief and gender.

Please note we reserve the right to close this advertisement once we have received a satisfactory number of applicants; if you have not been contacted within ten working days of the closing date then you should assume that unfortunately your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Hull City Tigers Ltd are committed to Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults and colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of our safeguarding policy and procedures. Some posts may require the employee to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by The Disclosure and Barring Service.

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