Organisation & Job Title: Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union Football Club 1st XV Senior Physiotherapist
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: Leeds Rugby Academy Training Ground, Kirkstall, Leeds
Contract type: Fixed Term (Full time: Includes weekend/bank holiday work)
Closing date: Interview date

Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Physiotherapist to join the medical department as Senior 1st XV Physiotherapist at Yorkshire Carnegie RFC. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Physiotherapy within a department that also consists of a second Senior Physiotherapist, 3 Academy Physiotherapists and 3 part-time doctors. The ideal candidate should have good communication and interpersonal skills to manage full-time athletes in Rugby Union.

The duties consist of, but are not exclusive to the following:

• Assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of all senior squad players.
• Screening of short and long-term injury predispositions.
• Design and implement management plans for injured players.
• Provide pitch-side trauma cover for training and 1st XV friendly, league and cup matches.
• Appropriate record keeping in line with medico-legal requirements and those of regulatory bodies.
• General house-keeping and maintenance of the department in support of the head of physiotherapy.
• Communicate with the Strength & Conditioning (S&C) team regarding training schedules, workload, and programmes both on field and gymnasium based.

Essential criteria:

• Chartered Physiotherapist with registration to the HCPC
• Minimum of 4 years post graduate experience.

Desirable criteria:

• Minimum 2years experience in rugby union, or elite full-time sport environment.
• Qualification in RFU PHICIS, or sporting equivalent.
• MSc or other equivalent post-graduate qualification.
• Knowledge of S&C principles.

To apply, please send your covering letter and full CV and with Current Remuneration by email to Sarah Tate  at