PHYSIOTHERAPY VACANCY POST: Physiotherapist. Full-time (includes weekend/bank holiday work. Based at Hartpury College (training ground. Salary - circa £30,000 per annum
The successful candidate will report to the Head of Medical Services as part of the medical team that comprises 3 full-time physiotherapists, a full-time sports masseur and club doctor. Working exclusively with the Gloucester senior squad of 42 players, duties include: assessment and treatment of players; attending home and away matches as required; record-keeping of injuries; general department management. You will have extensive experience of working with elite athletes in a high-pressure sports environment.
The post-holder will be a qualified Chartered Physiotherapist, and registered member of The Health Professions Council.
To apply, please send your full CV to Rob Burgess at Gloucester Rugby, Kingsholm, Gloucester GL1 3AX, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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