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Employment Opportunity with the Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Club.

Employment Opportunity with the Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Club.

Employment Opportunity with the Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Club.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Steelers organisation for a full time, professional physiotherapist.

The successful candidate will be working in an Elite sport with experienced professional athletes in a highly competitive environment.

Full time Physiotherapist 

Start date September 2021

Flexible hours

Competitive salary

Opportunity to work in an Elite sports franchise

Experience in sport essential.



Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;


Working with the club on injury protocols and rehabilitation programmes     aimed at getting players match-fit as quickly and safely as possible.

Testing joints for ease and range of movement, pain and dysfunction.

Mentally and physically preparing players before a competition, including the use of strapping, taping and massage techniques where necessary.

Providing emergency first aid support in a sport and exercise environment.  Please note that a doctor is always present at all EIHL matches.

Examining and assessing injuries and determining whether the participant can continue safely with the event or activity.

Treating and managing injuries to alleviate pain and discomfort as far as possible.

The rehabilitation of injuries by using manual therapy techniques, exercise and therapeutic modalities.

Designing and monitoring rehabilitation programmes appropriate to the injury.

Consulting with the team and club doctor regarding extra treatments which may be required and coordinating referrals to other practitioners.

Working alone or with coaches, trainers and/or fitness advisers to formulate and implement exercise, conditioning, core stability and injury prevention programmes, so that players reach and maintain peak performance.

Liaising closely with the Team Physician and Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Being prepared to work in a professional environment, without distractions, to a high standard.

Everyone involved in the Steelers organisation has an incredible work ethic and this position will be no different.   You will be expected to develop and maintain positive working relationships with all on-ice and off-ice staff and take pride in the achievement of our team objectives.

A flexible approach to working hours is essential as working evenings and weekends is a requirement of this role, as is attendance of both home and away fixtures.

Should you wish to work in Elite sports with outstanding athletes and have the experience required and outlined above, then we are waiting to receive your application.

The successful applicant must have their own transport.


Closing date for applications:  Thursday 5thAugust 2021.


Interviews:  Monday 9th & Tuesday 10thAugust.


Start date:  September 2021.


Applications by email to:


Applications by email to:

Shaun Smith

Sheffield Steelers

Birley Moor Road


S12 2AU

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