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VACANCY: Professional Development Phase Physiotherapist

8 April 2024

Club News

VACANCY: Professional Development Phase Physiotherapist

8 April 2024

Coventry City Academy is offering a unique opportunity for a practicing physiotherapist toundertake the role of Professional Development Phase Physiotherapist.

Joining the established Academy Medical Team, the successful applicant will work alongside a team of part time and full time physiotherapists and sports therapists, gaining practical experience of working with young professional footballers, and have access to club wide CPD in aspects pertaining to physiotherapy and medicine.

In addition, the role will see the applicant act as physiotherapist for the Under 21 squad, working closely with the wider multidisciplinary team to develop individuals within the programme.

The successful applicant will receive a bespoke staff development plan, receive regular support from senior Academy and club medical staff and have access to a individualised development programme based upon their needs.



Coventry City Academy operates under the values of Respect, Development and Resilience. These traits are encouraged in all players and staff members, and the successful applicant will show a willingness to embrace these daily. In addition, the successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Have excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent ICT skills and fully conversant with Office packages
  • Understand the need for flexible working hours.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with all club staff members
  • Be adaptable to work to the demands of the job and needs of the players
  • Display a growth mindset towards self-improvement and personal development
  • Be focused on individual player development within a team
  • Live within a workable distance of the football club
  • Be passionate about working with and developing young people


Coventry City FC is committed safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to safer recruitment throughout the company. An enhanced DBS check is a requirement of the role.


Coventry City FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.



  • Please read the job description and ensure that you meet the Essential requirements of the role
  • Read the Privacy Policy
  • Please follow link and complete the application form on iRecruit by Friday 19th April 2024.
  • Please note that interviews may be offered on receipt of application should candidate meet all essential criteria.
  • Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact those who are shortlisted for interview.
  • Incomplete applications and those which do not meet the essential requirements of the role will not be considered.

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