University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Senior Physiotherapist

Senior Physiotherapist Do you have an enthusiasm for sports development and elite sport? Do you

have excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationships and networks? Do you have experience of working independently and as part of a wider team?

The University of Leeds has a new strategy for sport and physical activity which articulates our aim of becoming the most physically active university in the UK. Through this strategy we are committed to ensuring we provide opportunities for our students, staff and members of the local community to improve their health and wellbeing, develop their skills and maximise their sporting potential

In order to support our strategic aims, the University of Leeds is seeking to appoint a full time Senior Physiotherapist with a dual role servicing student- athletes (TASS athletes, sport scholars and University of Leeds sports club members), and working with the Occupational Health Service. The post will be split servicing staff through the Occupational Health Service and servicing elite athletes and student sports clubs.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced physiotherapist who can demonstrate the highest standards of personal, professional and managerial attributes. The post requires the ability to work independently and as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team within Sport and Physical Activity, and with key partners including the University's Occupational Health Service and TASS.

This is a full time role working 35 hours each week. There are requirements to work some evenings and occasionally weekends.

An Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required for this position.

Informal enquiries may be made to Sarah Robinson, Performance Sport Services Manager[email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Facilities Directorate School/Institute: Sport and Physical Activity Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 6 Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Monday 20 November 2023 Closing Date: Monday 04 December 2023 Reference: FDSPA1032 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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    Senior Physiotherapist


    University of Leeds


    United Kingdom


    November 21, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 04, 2023

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    About the employer

    The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College (which became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

    The university has 36,330 students, the 5th largest university in the UK (out of 169). From 2006 to present, the university has consistently been ranked within the top 5 (alongside the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Edinburgh) in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received. Leeds had an income of £789.6 million in 2019/20, of which £139.9 million was from research grants and contracts. The university has financial endowments of £82.1 million (2019–20), ranking outside the top ten British universities by financial endowment.

    Notable alumni include current Leader of the Labour Party Keir Starmer, former Secretary of State Jack Straw, former co-chairman of the Conservative Party Sayeeda Warsi, Piers Sellers (NASA astronaut) and six Nobel laureates.

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