Vacancy: Chartered Physiotherapist (U9 - U16’s)

Chartered Physiotherapist (U9 - U16’s)


40 hours per week

Sunderland AFC is looking to recruit a Physiotherapist whose role will predominately involve working with the Foundation and Youth Development Phases (U9 - U16s).  In addition to working day to day with the U9 - U16 age groups, the successful applicant will work alongside our other physiotherapists in covering matches, training sessions and providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of playing staff.

Candidates must have a sound understanding of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) and be able to contribute positively towards maintaining the clubs EPPP Category One Status. It would also be advantageous to have a good understanding of growth & maturation and its implications on the development of athletes.

Reporting to the Director of Medical Performance, candidates must have a minimum of 2 years membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC).  Working hours will be flexible around business demands and include evening and weekend work as required. Previous experience working within football is highly desirable and you will be expected to undertake any specific training or Continued Professional Development to maintain your qualifications and/or as organised by the Club.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and wish to be considered for this position please e-mail your current CV and covering letter stating current salary to detailing any relevant experience and qualifications. Alternatively, your application may be posted to Recruitment, HR Department, Sunderland AFC, Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU.  Applications should be submitted before 10 November 2017.


Sunderland AFC is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to a policy of treating all employees and job applicants equally.

Our aim is that all colleagues should be able to work in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.


Sunderland AFC recognises that the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults is of paramount importance within the organisation. Sunderland AFC owes a duty of care to safeguard all children and vulnerable adults involved in activities as organised by the football club.  Sunderland AFC will ensure that safety and protection is given to all children and vulnerable adults involved in activities through adherence to the Safeguarding guidelines adopted by the Club.

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