Academy Physiotherapist

Academy Physiotherapist

Website Birmingham City Football Club

Part Time Academy Physiotherapist

Term: Part Time
Department: Academy
Location: Birmingham, B38 9EL
Salary: Sessional Rates
Hours of Work: Sessional
Application closing date: 02/02/2020

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Club for an Academy Physiotherapist to join the Academy department. Responsibilities are as follows:


  • Implementation of Sport Science and Medicine strategy across all the development phases.
  • Assessment and management of injuries and illnesses to our Academy Players, including

    relevant referral to internal and external health professionals.

  • Provision of medical cover for training and match day for U9-U16 fixtures
  • As appropriate, assist in the collection of the medical, orthopaedic and movement screening

    data for U9-U16 players.

  • When requested, delivery of individual and group prehabilitation services to our Academy


  • Maintain a comprehensive database of work conducted with athletes and coaches on the

    PMA. To include current medical status, medical notes and session content and attendance.

  • Feedback relevant medical information to the appropriate Club staff for all Academy

    players. This is to include updates on injured players and return to train/play dates (but

    must respect and abide by medical confidentiality laws).

  • Implementation of an Emergency Action Plan for each site that training/matches occur

    (where we are the “home” team)

  • Work effectively with other support staff and services, including doctors/sport science

    services, to provide an integrated approach to performance enhancement.

  • Utilise the Academy Competency Framework to appraise your performance and guide your

    individual professional development

  • Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the

    development of young players.

  • Have consistently high standards.
  • Communicate and engage with parents/guardians where appropriate.
  • Attend all professional development events.
  • Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal


  • Monitor the well-being of Academy players at all times liaising with the Safeguarding

    Services Manager.

  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff

    Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.


  • Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Member CSP
  • Member HCPC


  • Experience of providing medical support in elite sport
  • Valid FA IFAS certificate
  • Valid FA safeguarding certificate
  • A member of the DBS update service


• Knowledge of the Player Performance Pathway (EPPP) DESIRABLE

  • Experience working within an elite playing environment
  • Knowledge of the Performance Management Application (PMA)
  • Experience in pitch side management of injuries
  • Experience rehabilitating athletes


  • Experience working within an elite playing environment
  • Knowledge of the Performance Management Application (PMA)
  • Experience in pitch side management of injuries
  • Experience rehabilitating athletes

    Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Only applicants that demonstrate within their application that they meet the above criteria will be considered for the role.

    This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

    Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

    Anyone interested in the above role, please follow the link below to apply


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