Vacancy for sports and rehabilitation therapist

There is a vacancy at the club for a sports and rehabilitation therapist, reporting to the head physio. Further details here…

Key Responsibilities:

– Deliver high-quality, evidence-based injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programmes to first-team football players.

– Work closely with the head physio to design and implement personalised treatment plans.

– Conduct thorough assessments of players’ physical conditions and develop appropriate therapy plans.

– Provide immediate care following sports injuries, including emergency first aid.

– Utilize manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and various modalities to optimize players’ recovery.

– Monitor and record players’ progress accurately and adjust treatment plans as necessary.

– Collaborate with other medical and coaching staff to ensure a holistic approach towards team health and performance.

– Educate players on injury prevention strategies and techniques.

– Stay up-to-date with the latest research and advancements in sports therapy and rehabilitation.


– BSc in Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, or a relevant degree.

– Professional certification or membership such as ATMIIF or equivalent is desirable, although not mandatory. 

– Prior experience in a professional sports setting is desirable, although not mandatory.

– Strong understanding of sports biomechanics, anatomy, and physiology.

– Excellent manual therapy and rehabilitation skills.

– Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple players’ needs simultaneously.

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with players and staff.

– High level of professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity.

– Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and travel with the team as required.

– Experience in sports massage. 

Application Process:

Please send your CV with two references to: [email protected] 

Chesterfield Football Club  is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.