Academy Pathway Physiotherapist

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Working in a dynamic and innovative environment, the primary purpose of the role is to provide physiotherapy services to players across the Worcester Warriors Junior Academy pathway (U14’s to U18’s).

Reports to: Academy Manager / Head of Medical Services

Location: Based at Sixways Stadium (but with regular travel across the Warriors Academy region).



The Person:

- Current member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and registration with the Health Professions Council.

- Minimum of 12 months experience of working within a physiotherapy within sport.

- Organised, efficient, and self-driven in all aspects of work.

- Capable of developing effective relationships with other staff members, players, and their parents, as well as multiple Academy stakeholders.

- High level of IT skills, with the ability to analyse and present data to coaching & other performance services staff.

- Qualified to (or the ability to obtain) the RFU PHICIS Level 3.

- The ability to obtain an enhanced RFU DBS certificate.

- Eligible to work in the UK.

- A full valid UK driving license.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To provide physiotherapy care to Worcester Warriors Academy players within the DPP, PDG and DiSE programmes.
  • Ensure all new injuries are monitored and medical notes are documented within 24 hours.
  • Ensure coaching staff and all other personnel are aware of the squad injuries and impact upon training availability.
  • Provide pitch side cover at Academy age-grade fixtures as directed by the Academy Manager.
  • Complete and circulate post-match injury reports on all matches for which you are lead physio.
  • Work closely with the performance support team to ensure all aspects of the injured player’s care is catered for.
  • Manage the injury rehabilitation programmes of the academy players in conjunction with the S&C coaching staff
  • Implement and deliver pre-participation screening protocols for all highlighted academy groups and individuals.
  • Responsible for the continued data entry of screening and in-season monitoring.
  • Play an integral part in player, parent and teacher education on injury prevention, treatment, and management.
  • Accompany players to consultations (where appropriate).
  • Ensure all treatment sessions are documented within 24 hours of completion on the Rugby Squad medical notes system.
  • Provide physiotherapy cover to Premiership Cup/Shield fixtures as and when directed by the Head of Medical Services.
  • Take part in regular CPD and in-service training as agreed with the Academy Manager and Head of Medical Services.
  • Manage student recruitment and involvement within the academy internship programme. Providing regular feedback and development opportunities for the interns on the programme. 

If you would like to apply for this role please hit the apply button and include a CV and covering letter outlining why you feel you have the qualities and experience for the position. (Please also indicate a notice-period for your current role)


Interview Date: Wednesday 16th June 2021

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Why work with us?

At Worcester Warriors we believe our employees make us who we are. A healthy work-life balance is key, not only for our staff but for the Company too which is why we offer as much support as we can. Working at Worcester Warriors is like working with extended family and we would love the right people to join us and expand even more!

Our employee benefits, just to name a few:

  • Holidays

    30 days holiday (inc bank holidays)

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

    We offer a completely confidential EAP service for all our employees

  • Funded training programmes

    Developing our staff is very important to us so where we can we will fund relevant training

  • On-site car parking

    Free car parking around the stadium for all staff

  • Discount at 900+ retailers nationwide

    All our staff have access to our Employee Hub where there is access to many discounts at retailers and tips on health and well-being

  • Subsidised staff lunch

    Freshly made staff lunches at a subsidised rate every day

  • Free Breakfast Mondays

    Free staff breakfast to start the week

  • Local gym discounts

    Corporate discount at the local gym (in partnership with David Lloyd Gym Worcester)

  • Staff tickets for home matches

    Every home match you are offered two free tickets

Workplace & culture


Workplace and Culture

We have developed a fantastic atmosphere and a strong, positive working space and culture. We strive to nurture and develop staff through training and coaching which will encourage personal responsibility resulting in a strong collaborative culture in the club. Come and join us and be a part of our team. Whatever your role and wherever you’re located, you’ll be doing work that matters and you’ll be part of something that’s still growing, developing and evolving.


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