Job Opportunity with Yorkshire Carnegie - Lead Physiotherapist

Job Opportunity with Yorkshire Carnegie - Lead Physiotherapist


Organisation & Job Title

Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union Football Lead Physiotherapist


Dependent upon experience & competitive for Championship Rugby Union


Leeds Rugby Academy Training Ground, Kirkstall, Leeds

Contract type

Permanent (Full time: Includes weekend/bank holiday work)

Closing date

30th September 2018

Interview date

W/C 8th October 2018

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Physiotherapist to join the medical department as Head of Physiotherapy at Yorkshire Carnegie RFC. The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Medical Services, Head Coach and Director of Rugby. The department also consists of 1 Senior Physiotherapist, 2 Academy Physiotherapists, 2 Sports Rehabilitators and 3 doctors providing daily cover.

The ideal candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal and managerial skills to represent the department in MDT situations. Clinically the candidate must exhibit excellent knowledge of current evidence based practice, have a thorough understanding of upper, lower and spinal pathologies.

They must demonstrate a confident ability to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries within an appropriate time-frame, with a prognosis in line with those of sporting demands and concurrent training. Where necessary the head of Physiotherapy must support the senior physiotherapists in their ability to provide the same pathway of care, facilitating their development as independent clinicians.

The duties consist of but are not exclusive to the following:
• Assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of all senior squad players.

Essential criteria:

Desirable criteria:

To apply, please send your covering letter and full CV and with Current Remuneration by email to Sarah Tate (; Human Resources.