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Sessional Physiotherapists / Sports Therapists

Bristol City Football Club

Bristol City Football Club is a professional football club based in Bristol, England, which compete in the EFL Championship, the second tier of English football. They have played their home games at Ashton Gate since moving from St John's Lane in 1904.

17 Jan 2023
Contract - Fixed Term
Part Time
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

Purpose of Role:

Bristol City FC requires a number of sessional physiotherapists/sports therapists to join our Academy Performance Support Department, covering weekend fixtures and various evening training sessions.

Each successful applicant will be required to provide pitch-side emergency care across a variety of age groups within the Academy system. This opportunity is ideal for Chartered Physiotherapists / Graduate Sport Therapists seeking experience in football.


  • Responsible for providing emergency aid and treatment to academy age group teams at training sessions / fixtures.
  • Responsible for ensuring thorough communication of injuries/illness.
  • Working as part of the Performance Support Team to collaborate on effective and evidence based rehabilitation programmes.

Personal Specification:

  • This role requires a dedicated individual who can inspire and instill togetherness, whilst both promoting and displaying innovation and independence.
  • The individual must be able to implement knowledge upon practical scenarios and be adaptable when necessary
  • The individual must be approachable, honest, with high levels of organisation and attention to detail
  • The individual must have a knowledge of the required psychological impact of their role.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to handle, organise and analyse injury, treatment and rehabilitation.
  • Able to communicate effectively with multiple personnel across a variety of ages.
  • Able to present themselves in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to react appropriately, with composure, in emergency aid scenarios.


Experience of treatment and rehabilitation of a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries, including age group specific conditions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have an appropriate, assessed first aid qualification, ITMMiF / equivalent or willing to attain
  • Willingness to undergo a Full CRB check.
  • Willingness to attend FA child protection workshop.
  • Chartered Physiotherapist (MCSP) and Health Professionals Council (HPC) / Graduate Sports Therapist with professional accreditation i.e. BASRaT
  • Paediatric experience.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit a CV and Cover Letter via 'Apply Now'

Applications close on 28th February 2023

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Part Time
Job Type
Sports Science & Medicine
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