Academy Therapist

  • Charlton Athletic Football Club
  • Sparrows Lane Training Ground, South East London or as required
  • 21 Dec, 2021
Casual Academy

Job Description


  • Work in conjunction with the Lead Academy Physiotherapist for provision of all physiotherapy duties associated with the U9-U16 age-groups.
  • Provide pitch-side cover for tournaments, friendlies and weekend fixtures
  • To manage medical provision at oversees and UK tournaments
  • Assist with player screening and testing
  • Provide pitch-side cover for evening and weekend training sessions
  • Liaise with coaching staff regarding player availability and progress
  • Deliver clinics and rehabilitation to individuals and small groups
  • Keep accurate records of all injuries as well as treatment, prevention and rehab sessions and record them on the club’s electronic medical records database (PMA)
  • Communicate with full-time medical staff on academy injures and management
  • Keep up to date records of injury surveillance and player availability
  • Maintain excellent communication with full-time medical staff to maintain exceptional standards in player care
  • Assist with pitch- and gym-based strength and conditioning
  • Take part in CPD and attend in-house developmental training
  • Maintain a professional appearance and approach to club duties, at all times



  • BSc degree in Physiotherapy/Sports Therapy (E)
  • Registration with appropriate governing body (HCPC/CSP or STT) (D)
  • Relevant first aid qualifications (E)
  • Advanced First Aid (AREA/ATMMiF or ITMiFF) (D)
  • FA Safeguarding Children Certificate (D)

Additional Information


 Charlton Athletic Football club are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We endeavour to provide a fun, safe and welcoming environment where children and young people feel respected and valued.

  • This a full-time role that includes work on weekends and evenings
  • Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • This post is exempt for the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful candidate must disclose all convictions spent convictions should be declared, that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS
  • Charlton Athletic FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.
  • Any personal data that you provide to Charlton Athletic Football Club Ltd (data controller) will be processed in line with applicable data protection laws and will be used only for the purpose of recruitment.
  • We will keep your personal information for 6 months after which we will erase it. You can always choose to have your data erased earlier by emailing us at
  • We’d love to hear from you if you believe you can meet the challenges of working within an elite sporting environment.  


Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we regret that we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants.