Location Birmingham
Discipline: Medical & Performance
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Attractive Remuneration Package
Contact email:
Job ref: 007843
Published: 4 months ago
Expiry date: 13 Apr 2024 00:59

Department: First Team Medical & Sports Science Department

Hours of Work: Full-Time (with flexibility to work during evenings and weekends, including matchdays)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Attractive Remuneration Package

Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground  

Closing Date: Friday 12 April 2024

1. The Department

The First Team Medical and Sports Science Department are based within our new, world-class High-Performance Centre at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground; please see the video at the following link:

The First Team Medical and Sports Science Department strives to deliver a multidisciplinary world class service, so our players can achieve and maintain peak performance. We have a relentless desire to win, supported by staff striving to challenge each other and maintain our pursuit of excellence and innovation.

2. The Role

Working as a Physiotherapist, your primary focus will be assessment, providing evidence-based treatment and the rehabilitation of injured players. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate records of injuries and medical interventions as per the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) and Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) standards.

You will play a key role in the multi-disciplinary team working alongside Medical and Sport Science staff and assisting in pre-season duties.

For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.

3. The Person

To be considered for this role, you will need to hold the following qualifications:

*         BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy

*         Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) membership

*         Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) membership

*         Valid Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF)

We are seeking a proactive and efficient professional with a calm and positive attitude. You will need to have clear, concise and accurate verbal and written communication skills and be able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrable and relevant experience of working within a First Team environment (preferably football) with experience of planning and delivering treatment and the rehabilitation of sports injuries is desirable.

This role will require flexibility and travel, which will include evenings, weekends and matchdays.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.


Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding