VACANCY – Full/Part-Time Head of Medical

We have an exciting opportunity to join our medical team.

We are looking for an experienced person to head up the medical team at Plymouth Albion. Liaising with the Head Coach, you will take overall responsibility for the health of our Players and management of the sports therapy and rehabilitation team.


Principle Objectives
  • Keeping the playing Squad fit, healthy and able to perform
  • Work with the Head Coach to make sure the players are fulfilling all duties
  • Overseeing player welfare
  • Manage anti-doping procedures
Principle Responsibilities 

The treatment and monitoring of injuries to Plymouth Albion Rugby Squad injuries

Develop rehabilitation programs for long-term injured players

The development and integration of an Injury Tracking/Monitoring system and ensure that the injury data is kept up to date

Keeping accurate detailed records of all injuries (training and playing) including type of injuries, frequency of injuries and games missed.

Co-ordinate injury pre-habilitation and rehabilitation programmes of players

Work closely with Multidisciplinary Team, especially in the pre-habilitation and injury rehabilitation of players

The completion of musculo-skeletal screening for all contracted players at the start of the season and implement individual pre-habilitation programmes as required.  End-of-season screening should be completed where necessary.

Attend squad training and be available to give treatment at times suitable to you and the player. 

Ensure that there are sufficient therapists in place for all absences, utilising the existing Plymouth Albion sports therapy and rehabilitation personnel

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required from this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required. The holder of this position is required to respond with a flexible approach when tasks arise which are not specifically covered in this job description.

Desirable Qualifications, Experience & Training
  • All Advised RFU pitch side qualifications
  • Degree or Higher
  • 5 Years Experience at a minimum level of National 1
  • Excellent communicator


Hours: Full or Part-time available

Salary: competitive, dependent on experience 

Start Date: Immediate


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