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
Fly-half Billy Burns was named Man of the Match after the 35-14 European Rugby Challenge Cup victory over Stade Rochelais on Thursday evening, and was full of praise for all his team mates for the win after a short turnaround.
Gloucester have been in good form in recent weeks, but Backs Coach Tim Taylor knows that the Cherry and Whites will have to be at their best on Thursday evening (kick off 7:45pm) against a Stade Rochelais side flying high this season.
Speaking to GRTV after the bonus point win over Bristol, back row Lewis Ludlow revealed that despite a tricky first half, Gloucester backed their skills to come through, a faith that was evident in a strong second half showing.
Willi Heinz scored Gloucester's second try as the Cherry and Whites overturned a disappointing first 40 minutes and 0-6 half time deficit, to earn a 26-18 Aviva Premiership victory over Bristol Rugby on Saturday.
Gloucester's much changed side had to overcome conceding an early try on Thursday evening, but responded in style to down Stade Rochelais by 35 points to 14 in the European Rugby Challenge Cup and set up a mouthwatering return fixture next weekend.
After taking 11 points from their last three games in the Aviva Premiership, including bonus point wins against Wasps and Bristol, Gloucester will be looking to continue their good form when they welcome La Rochelle to Kingsholm.