Poste à pourvoir: England Women Senior Rugby Team

England Women Senior Team Lead Physiotherapist
Rugby Football Union, Twickenham, United Kingdom

England Women Senior Team Lead Physiotherapist chez Rugby Football Union

England Rugby are currently recruiting for a Physiotherapist to provide physiotherapy support to the England Women Senior team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the production, development and promotion of world-class sports physiotherapy standards for rugby in England. This is a full time role.  

Salary: Subject to experience

Role location: Various

Role type / contract: Full time employed

Key Responsibilities Include:

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, consisting of a full time Team Doctor and 2 physiotherapists, to provide personal physiotherapy support to an identified group of contracted England Senior Women players (28) and to monitor and support other identified players (approx 12). This will include on-site physiotherapy support to the England squad whilst preparing for and during international tournaments and training camps and visiting players / TP15 clubs out of camp providing physiotherapy support.
To ensure adequate medical records are maintained, in line with national and organisational guidelines.
To participate as part of a Multi-disciplinary Sport Science and Medical team that will lead in the development of a world class rugby Performance department.
The post-holder is accountable for the physiotherapy component of the diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained by England Senior Women players whilst training or playing for England and will lead, in close collaboration with TP15 club medical teams, on the rehabilitation plansfor any England contracted players injured on club duty.

Essential Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy and will be a Chartered Physiotherapist and HCPC Member. A master’s degree or equivalent in physiotherapy, sports medicine, or higher qualification in sports physiotherapy or sports science is desirable. The successful candidate will also have a current Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport Care Course Certificate (or equivalent) and will be pro-active with continued medical education specific to sports medicine.

Essential Experience

The successful candidate will have established post-registration experience within sports medicine, and have established experience of providing physiotherapy support to elite sportsmen or women. Having an understanding of applying appropriate medical ethics in an elite sports medicine environment and previous experience of working with elite rugby union teams/squads is preferred.

Personal Attributes

We are looking for a candidate who has a proven track record and a winning mentality. They will hold high personal and professional standards that command the respect of players and coaches. They will be an excellent motivator with the capacity to find novel solutions to problems. It is essential that they successful candidate is a very strong team player, the ability to work as part of a senior medical management team and work toward a common goal is essential

For more information about the role please contact Dr Richard Tingay (Medical Services Clinical Lead at To apply please send your CV and covering letter to 

Closing date for applications is Thursday, December 19th at 17:00. Short-listed candidates will be notified no later than Monday 30th December, 2019 and interviews will be held at Rugby House in Twickenham Stadium on the 9th or 10th January 2019.

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