Careers: Casual Academy Physiotherapist

By: Watford FC Staff

An exciting opportunity has become available within the Academy at Watford Football Club, on a casual basis. We are looking for a physiotherapist to be part of a forward-thinking medical team providing first aid and trauma assistance at training sessions and matches for Academy players, aged between six and 16.

You may be required to attend evenings and weekends and be prepared to travel to various locations depending on fixtures. In addition, you will be expected to attend and contribute to regular Continuous Professional Development events.

The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team, be enthusiastic and hardworking, and be flexible to the requirements of the position and the business.

Applicants should ideally live local to Watford or the surrounding areas and be a UK resident or non-UK resident with a valid UK work permit, and ideally have experience working within a similar role.


  • Degree qualification in physiotherapy/sports therapy/sports rehabilitation
  • FA ITMMiF first aid qualification
  • Valid FA Safeguarding certificate (or working towards)
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and unsociable hours
  • Valid full UK driving licence due to the driving requirement of the role, between all sites and other stadiums
  • Understanding of the club’s commitment to EDI & Safeguarding

The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this position.


  • Experience of working within elite sport
  • FA ATMMiF first aid qualification (or enrolled onto a course), with commitment to attend a yearly reaccreditation
  • UKAD Clean Sport Advisor certificate

For the full job advert click HERE.

For the full job profile contact HR Admin at

Employer: Watford Football Club
Job Title: Casual Worker - Academy Physiotherapist
Salary/Rate of Pay: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Location: Watford Football Club - Training Ground, London Colney
Type: Casual Worker Agreement
Passport/Visa: Must be eligible to work in the UK
Closing Date: Successful candidates meeting essential requirements will be offered an interview as they apply

Application process:

1. Please download and complete an application form located on the club website under the careers section.
2. Please send completed application form, cover letter detailing why you would be suitable for the role, a copy of all relevant qualifications, right to work in the UK documents and your CV via email to or by post to HR Admin, Watford Football Club Training Ground, Bell Lane, London Colney, St Albans, AL2 1BZ..
3. If you require information in regards how to complete the application form please refer to ‘Application Form guidance notes’ which can be found on the club website under the careers section.
4. Please note depending on the role and if shortlisted reference request may be taken up prior to interview.

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