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20 June 2021

Applicants invited before noon on Monday 28 June 2021

- Huddersfield Town are recruiting a Lead Academy Physiotherapist
- Apply for the role before noon on Monday 28 June 2021
- Find the full job description below

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced Physiotherapist to lead our Academy medical team, working closely with players and staff. The successful candidate will lead on the operational delivery of medical support services within training and match play.

Working as part of an established team, the post holder will lead in the clinical management of the Academy playing squads for illness and injuries, making clinical diagnoses, advising on and delivering treatments, and supporting team members in their roles and day-to-day professional practice.

You must be a HCPC registered Physiotherapist with a degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy, Sports Science or other relevant discipline. In this lead role, we are looking for candidates who have already demonstrated a high level of professional expertise through experience, and who can readily assume a senior role and provide effective leadership from the outset.

This role requires flexibility and a willingness to work non-standard hours in accordance with the needs of the Club. Passionate about making a difference through sport, the successful candidate must be able to form positive relationships with other team members and maximise their potential.

If you have the specified qualifications and personal attributes, and are enthusiastic about the variety and opportunities that this role offers, we would love to hear from you.

We receive a high volume of applications for our vacancies and as such, we encourage you to ensure that your application details how you feel you match our requirements.

Up to £35,000 per annum

CLICK HERE for the full job description and person specification.

To apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter to by noon on Monday 28 June 2021.

The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to provide feedback at short-listing stage.


Huddersfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As this role is likely to involve the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will require clearance to work in football and an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Applicants must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions in accordance with the associated legislation. The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

Equality & Inclusion

Huddersfield Town AFC is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where everyone can be themselves and in which everyone feels valued and included, and supported to achieve their full potential. We offer a range of family-friendly and inclusive employment arrangements and we have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination. We are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate. We are a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applications from candidates with a disability. We are also seeking to diversify our workforce, in particular by gender and ethnicity.

Further information about Huddersfield Town AFC, and what it is like to work with us can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.

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