posted on 18 October 2015

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats First Team Physiotherapist

This is an exciting opportunity for the right applicant. The post offers the opportunity to be involved with elite level Rugby League.

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Rugby League Football Club

Competitive rate dependent on experience

Belle Vue Stadium, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, WF1 5EY and training venues

Contract type
Fixed Term (Full time)

Closing date
02 November 2015

Interview date
Commencing 09 November 2015

Job Description

Job Title: Wakefield Wildcats 1st Team Physiotherapist

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our dynamic and experienced medical team, within this historic Super League club. We would like to recruit a senior physiotherapist with experience in professional team sport and would have a good knowledge of Rugby league.

This opportunity has arisen due to an expansion within the medical team to supply the optimum deliverance of treatments, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.

The right candidate will be committed to the further development of the club, able to challenge current working strategies, be dynamic in their approach and flexible.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of the medical plan for 1st team squad players
  • Provide accurate diagnosis and treatments of players
  • Formulate and implement rehabilitation/prehabilitation programmes
  • Complete accurate documentation on our electronic database in accordance with CSP/HCPC standards
  • Daily screening of 1st team squad players
  • Liaise regular with Head Physiotherapist re progress of injured players
  • Provide match day cover and pitch side for 1st team games and Academy if required
  • Work closely with Strength and Conditioning staff re progression and implementation of programmes
  • Assist Pre season screening of 1st team squad players
  • Keep up to date with current/best practise

Applicant requirements


  • BSc Physiotherapy or equivalent for a minimum of four years
  • CSP registration
  • HCPC registration
  • Evidence of working as a physiotherapist in elite sport
  • Good knowledge/understanding of Rugby League
  • Experience of taping/strapping
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Highly desirable:
  • Have worked as a physiotherapist professional Rugby League for at least 2 years
  • Msc in Sports Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • IMMOFP qualified

How to apply
Email CV & Covering letter to
Please supply with contact details of 2 referees 


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