Vacancy - Senior First Team Physiotherapist

Macclesfield Town Football Club is a professional association football club based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. The club currently plays in League Two, the fourth tier of English football, after winning the 2017-18 National League title.

The club are now looking to add to their backroom staff, with the appointment of a Senior First Team Physiotherapist to lead the delivery and development of evidence-based practice within the Medical Department to all professional players


Job Purpose 

To lead the delivery and development of evidence-based practice within the medical department to all professional players


Key Responsibilities 


Lead and manage other key Medical and Sports Science staff

Develop and implement injury prevention programs and return to play protocols

Provide match-day medical cover for all first team fixtures

Develop links with local universities for placement opportunities for student supporto Comply with FA anti-doping regulations on a daily basis

Organisation and delivery of in-house CPD programme

Maintain professional body at all times

Liaise with management and coaching staff to inform of players availability for both training and matches

Organise and accompany players specialist consultations and post-surgical appointments

Provide evidence-based rehabilitation for all injured professional players

Maintain up to date and comprehensive CPD activities

Maintain standards of clinical hygiene and cleanliness at all times

Respect and maintain patient confidentiality at all times

Keep detailed and up to date medical records at all times

Maintain key relationship with Fit4Sport, Science in Sport and FA Health Partners.

Responsible for the spending of the medical budget, keeping within set budget parameters each season.


Key Contacts


First team manager,, First team Medical Staff.


Skills and Compentencies 



5 years clinical experience in elite sporting environment

Management of extensive patient caseload

Knowledge of injury prevention and recovery strategies for elite athletes

Excellent organisational skills

Current ATMMiF qualification

HCPC & CSP registered.

DBS check will be undertaken


ACPSEM pathway

MSc Physiotherapy / Rehabilitation

Extensive knowledge of S&C and athletic development

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Posted on Tuesday Jul 10