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6 May 2019

Wigan Athletic Football Club is recruiting a part time sports rehabilitator/ physiotherapist working variable hours to support the academy medical team.

You will:

  • hold a degree or equivalent qualification in sports rehabilitation/ physiotherapy.
  • have a current FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate or other Emergency 1st Aid certificate.
  • previous experience working in a sports environment.
  • have experience of a range of musculoskeletal conditions related to young athletes.
  • have previous experience of implementing rehabilitation programmes concerning injured athletes.
  • ideally have previous experience of working with young athletes, preferably in professional football.

You will be:

  • a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • able to engage with a variety of stakeholders including young people, colleagues and parents.
  • willing to work flexible and unsocial hours including evenings and weekends.

Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level.

For further details of the role and to read our guidance for applicants please visit To apply for the position please complete the application form detailing how you meet the criteria for the role. Please return your completed application to or by post to HR, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 19th May 2019



The group is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief or sex and sexual orientation.

The group is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The group recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.

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