First Team Head Physiotherapist

  • Leicester City FC
  • Leicester, UK
  • 12 Feb, 2024
Full time Leadership & Management Medical Physiotherapy Premier League Sports Therapy

Job Description

About The Role

Leicester City Football Club are seeking an outstanding individual with significant experience in elite football to lead the provision of excellent physiotherapy services to our Men’s First Team squad.

Working within the facilities of our world-class Training Ground, the postholder will work in close collaboration with the Head of Medicine and the First Team Management staff to ensure the continual improvement of the Physiotherapy provision to enhance player performance, reduce injury risk and minimise recovery time.

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable success in delivering an outstanding physiotherapy service to professional footballers, using clinical and pitch-based measures to inform effective decision making.You will have significant experience in assessing and treating players whilst also possessing strong communication skills to deliver medical information to players, coaches and sports science staff.

The role will involve a significant amount of leadership and management so experience in this area is essential, however, the successful individual will still be required to work with players supporting match days and all associated rehabilitation processes.

About The Club

Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.

Formed in 1884, the Club was promoted to the Premier League in 2014 when the Foxes returned to the top tier as the Championship title-winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and they subsequently reached the quarter-finals. The Club continues to build on that success and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.

Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2021 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. To make the most for day to day living, employees are able to access various retail discount programmes and salary sacrifice schemes, as well as benefit from free onsite parking and onsite, subsidised staff restaurants. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type – Permanent

Hours Per Week –37.5

One City. One Club. One Leicester.

Leicester City Football Club believes that football is for all and we are committed to Diversity and Inclusion, where valuing the individual is our highest priority. We are working to see equality across all areas of the Club and welcome applications from all areas of the community. We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff and welcome applicants seeking flexible hours.

If you have any requirements in regards to the recruitment process, please let us know. We are happy to support your needs.

Applicants will be reviewed regularly and successful candidates may be contacted prior to the stated closing date.