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Sport Physiotherapist (5844)

An opportunity has arisen at Manchester Metropolitan University for a Sports Physiotherapist. This is a two-year fixed-term, full-time position working with clients attending for outpatient musculoskeletal physiotherapy and with the athletic and sports teams of Manchester Metropolitan Sport. This will include Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) and MMU Sport scholars.


Main roles and responsibilities

Plan, deliver and evaluate treatment and rehabilitation strategies for athletes / players.

Work closely with the lead Physiotherapists (Dr McCarthy and Mr Digweed) with regards to case management.

Ensure appropriate medical supervision at Manchester Mystics Home Matches

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Ensure SOAP notes are recorded and up to date


Personal requirements

A BSc or MSc (Pre-registration) in Physiotherapy Qualification is essential.

Member of the HCPC.

A level 2 Sports trauma first aid course (RFU - PHICIS or equivalent) qualification is desirable

Experience treating adolescent sports injuries is desirable.


Experience of working within

Understanding and evidence of starting the ACPSEM bronze level accreditation or evidence of CPD in Sports taping and massage.  

Enhanced DBS clearance.

This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared.


You will also receive an additional discretionary payment of 2% per annum, which is in recognition of staff contribution to the University's achievements and which will be added to your base salary each month until 31st July 2023.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.



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Manchester Birley Campus
53 Bonsall Street, Manchester, UK, M15 6GX
  • Location:
    Manchester Birley Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Health & Education
  • Salary:
    Grade 6 (£27,929 to £31,411) until 31/07/23 an additional 2% will be paid (£28,488 to £32,039)
  • Closing Date:
    15 February 2023
  • Contract Type:
    fixed term
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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