Hartpury Sports Academy Therapist / Physiotherapist

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 01 August 2021

Salary: £21,012 - £23,000 per annum

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Hartpury Sports Academy Therapist / Physiotherapist

37.5 hours per week

£21,012 - £23,000 per annum

Fixed term until July 2023


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 of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% 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.


About the Role


  • To provide a high-quality Sports Physiotherapy / Therapy Service to assigned sports academy groups, in liaison with the Clinical Lead and Head of Medical Services.
  • Deliver a first-class therapy service to all athletes, taking an athlete centered approach that empowers them to take responsibility for their pre-habilitation, rehabilitation and return to performance challenges.
  • Lead and mange an individual caseload of athletes effectively and efficiently.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure effective communication and delivery of care both within a multidisciplinary framework and with external stakeholders.
  • To pursue development strategies that improve the process of leading & directing young athletes. This will include leading on player education strategies.
  • To liaise with and attend meetings with other members to perform duties that aid the services organisational development.
  • Development, implementation and management of best evidence based practice.


About You


  • You will hold a degree in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation, or a related field and hold relevant governing body memberships and insurance.
  • Maintain high professional standards in-line with governing bodies.
  • Have a flexible approach to the working hours of the week including early morning, evenings and weekends.
  • Able to demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, proactivity, reliability and accountability with a challenging and demanding schedule and caseload.
  • Have the ability to educate, advise and motivate individuals.


What we Offer


  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays


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. 


Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 


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The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 1st August 2021.


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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