Senior Academy Physiotherapist

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 04 August 2024

Salary: £26,924 - £29,458 per annum

Specific Hours: 37.5

Senior Academy Physiotherapist

Senior Academy Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist
37.5 hours per week

£26,924 - £29,458 per annum

(Dependent on qualifications & experience)

Fixed term until 31st July 2026



About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,500 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 10 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023) and has 97% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas.  A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

Hartpury is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We particularly welcome applicants that we are underrepresented in, including those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI+ communities, and those living with disabilities. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion we offer a range of inclusive policies, flexible working arrangements and a multi-faith space to support staff from different backgrounds. To find out more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity, please click here.


About the Role

  • The role will involve taking responsibility to provide a high-quality clinical service to designated athlete groups.
  • You will also will also lead and implement a strategy to maintain an excellent level of injury rehabilitation provision throughout the medical department.
  • You will be expected to use your initiative and work independently, whilst being guided by Hartpury’s Clinical Lead and Head of Medical Services.


About You

  • You will be a passionate Chartered Physiotherapist, Graduate Sports Therapist or Graduate Rehabilitation Therapist with relevant governing body memberships and insurance to join our current clinical team.
  • You will hold a degree in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation.
  • You will have demonstrable experience of working with developmental athletes, and be able to manage a demanding caseload and schedule.
  • Additional qualifications in relevant areas such as SMA’s L5 in Sports Massage or Acupuncture, would be desirable.
  • You will be committed to continued professional development.


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We offer a fantastic package of staff benefits including:

  • Hybrid working arrangements with blended approach of office and home working
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays rising to 30 days with length of service
  • Wellbeing support including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Click the button below to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 4th August 2024 

Interviews will be held on w/c 12th August 2024


We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.


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