Casual Match Day Academy Physiotherapist

Part Time
12 / 02

ottenham Hotspur is a world-famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centered around building a platform for long-term success, including our new world-class stadium.  

The main role of the successful applicants will be providing Match Day Academy cover, both home and away, weekend tournament cover and foreign tours. As part of our responsibility to excellence we offer all casual staff a comprehensive weekly continuing professional development program at the THFC academy, enabling Physiotherapists to develop their skills.  

This is a casual part time paid role working weekends, plus regular travel to away games. The normal place of work is at the Academy Training Centre in Enfield.  The position will involve match-day work so candidates should be willing and able to work over weekends and/or Bank Holidays.  

We are looking for pro-active individuals with experience who are up to date with current literature, who understands their scope of practice, and who seeks to develop their skills. 

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.  

Full description

Key Responsibilities

  • Diagnosing and treatment of injuries on the pitch side of games.

  • Looking at early rehabilitation and management programs, injury prevention strategies and first aid/trauma management.

  • A good understanding of growth & maturation and its implications on the development of athletes is essential.

  • Effective and appropriate communication skills, along with the highest standards of professionalism are expected.

  • Awareness of the expectations of a Category 1 Academy according to the EPPP and previous experience in the use of the PMA system is advantageous.

Personal Attributes

  • Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas

  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates

  • Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility

  • Generate innovative ideas and strive to deliver the highest standard of service as possible

  • Value and respect others: building relationships and working well within a team environment

  • Customer focused in all that you do, putting the supporters first

  • Thoughtful and understanding; sensitive to the needs of others.

  • Alert –attentive and observant, able to make decisions quickly and adapting to situations

  • Proactive – think ahead rather than simply reacting in the moment

  • Able to work independently, showing initiative, taking responsibility and thinking logically

  • Reliable – be able to commit to event days and to be punctual

  • Passionate: taking great pride and enthusiasm in your work.

  • Fantastic personal skills – good communicator: friendly, approachable, positive attitude.

  • Flexible - able to perform a variety of roles in different settings throughout the stadium and surrounding areas

Skills & Experience

  • Due to the operation of the Training Centre we do require the successful candidate to work a minimum of 2 in 4 weekends per month.

  • Availability for home and away fixtures throughout season

  • Minimum of 1 international tour per season

  • Minimum of 1 weekend tournament per season

  • Previous experience of working in elite sporting environment/Academy football

  • Hold a full UK driver’s license

  • DBS/safeguarding clearance will be required for this role. Due to the nature of the operation the successful candidate will not be able to start until the fully enhanced DBS with child barring check has been returned subject to content.

  • 50% attendance to THFC in-service training sessions per season

  • BSc/MSc Hons Physiotherapy

  • CSP & HCPC registration


  • Minimum of 18 months post grad experience


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