04th October 2018


Foster Care

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Huddersfield Giants for a Head Physiotherapist Reporting to the Performance Manager and Head Coach, the purpose of the role is:

To manage the medical services for all professional players at the club

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Line manager for all academy physiotherapy staff.

• Provide a full and comprehensive medical & physiotherapy service for all first team players and oversee the academy physiotherapist.

• Implement and coordinate screening & prehab programmes for all first team players

• Liaise daily with the academy physiotherapist acting as their line manager and ensuring excellent communication pathways between each other, and all Medical/SS staff.

• Liaise regularly with the Head of Performance and Head Coach.

• Manage the production of regular reports regarding the progress of each player within the squad to ensure that the appropriate medical information is added to each player’s performance records, including a medical department monthly injury audit.

• Undertake personal CPD as appropriate to meet the demands of the role.

• Create and coordinate an effective CPD programme for academy medical staff as appropriate.

• Ensure the relevant medical equipment/stock is monitored and ordered in line with the department’s budget.

• Ensure that the necessary medical support services and equipment are present at training sessions and games.

• Ensure that the management of injuries effectively meets the club’s commitment to players, coaches and senior management  through  clinical  audit  and  accurate documentation.

• Work  with  the  academy  physiotherapist 

Please address all applications in writing to Mark Andrews, Head of Performance, Huddersfield Giants, John Smiths Stadium, Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD1 6PG

Closing date for application is Friday 12th October 2018.


Heikki Kovalainen




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