Sports Rehabilitator

£20,000 - £22,000 yearly
  • Forest Green Rovers FC
  • Forest Green Rovers Football Club, Another Way, Forest Green, Nailsworth, Stroud, UK
  • 14 Jun, 2022
Full time Environment and Sustainability Health & Safety Medical Physiotherapy Safeguarding Sports Therapy

Job Description

About The Role

The rehabilitation therapist will support the Lead Academy Physiotherapist in the development, organisation and implementation of medical screening, health education, injury prevention and rehabilitation programmes for Academy players. There will also be an expectation to provide training and matchday medical cover as required.


  • Deliver high-quality medical services for all FGR players.
  • Implement evidence-based practice and utilise advanced clinical reasoning skills during the rehabilitation process.
  • Communicate effectively with other staff members to ensure they are fully briefed on player injuries and rehabilitation progress.


  • Work alongside the Sport Science Department to develop and implement effective injury prevention and prehabilitation strategies.
  • Conduct evidence based musculoskeletal screening to inform individualised injury prevention programmes focused on addressing relevant injury risk factors.


  • Provide physiotherapy match day cover for games where required.
  • Ensure there is appropriate medical cover at all fixtures, ensuring that the competition standards are met, and that appropriate provision is in place to maintain standards set out in emergency action plans.
  • Ensure medical equipment is maintained and that Emergency procedures are regularly reviewed.



  • Ensure all medical notes are logged and stored appropriately.
  • Take an active role in the development of medical policies and procedures.


  • Take responsibility for their own continued professional development ensuring that they keep up to date with current practices.
  • Strive to advance working practices within the Medical Department.


This role involves working with children. This means that the post-holder is required to apply all relevant policies and uphold the Club’s commitment to safeguarding.


The successful candidate may at times be required to carry out additional tasks not outlined in this job description.

About You


  • BSc. Sport Rehabilitation
  • Member of BASRAT
  • FA Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF)
  • Musculoskeletal/Sports injury clinic experience
  • Experience in the rehabilitation of sports injuries in line with return to play protocols
  • Experience providing 1st Aid, pitch-side cover and rehabilitation


  • MSc. in a relevant qualification
  • FA Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF)
  • Experience using the PMA
  • Experience within a sports performance environment
  • S&C qualification
About Us

What's in it for you...

  • Healthcare plan, life assurance and generous pension contribution
  • Volunteering day
  • Various company discounts (including shops, days out and events)
  • Holiday of 25 days (plus bank holidays) & ability to buy/sell days 
  • Cycle to work scheme, car pooling and onsite parking available 
As a valued member of the team you will be supporting the Group Environmental policy and its associated targets to make the Green Britain Group net carbon neutral by 2025 


Flexibility statement 

The fast moving nature of the company's business means that from time to time you may be asked to perform duties or tasks outside of your original job description on an ad hoc basis. This allows the company to use it's people in the best possible way at all times and helps the employees to make make their contribution in a changing environment.  


Founded in 1889, Forest Green Rovers is a football club with a rich 130-year history – but we're at the forefront of something entirely new here. FIFA described us as the greenest football club in the world – it's undoubtedly true that no other football club in the world has put the environment at the heart of what it does.


We aim to be in the Championship within the next five years – our recent promotion to League One is the second step of that journey - and we're planning to build a stadium to match those ambitions. Designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, 'Eco Park' will be the only stadium made entirely of wood.