An exciting opportunity has come up at Right to Dream, Africa’s leading football academy. We are looking to hire a Physiotherapist to join our medical department. It is a unique and developing role working with some of Africa’s finest young talents. You will play an integral part in their development from underage all the way to professional level.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assess and treat a variety of injuries from onset to return to play, including minor medical issues.
    • Execute the Academy Return to Play model.
    • Provide medical cover for training and matches.
    • Accompany academy students on medical trips.
    • Lead injury prevention sessions.
    • Lead warm-ups (Fifa 11+).
    • Assist in gym sessions.
    • Implement and contribute to the student development plan.
    • Assist in performance testing and report accordingly.
    • Deliver small group and/or individual movement and activation exercises.
    • Implement monitoring and assessment interventions as required.
    • Assist with the monitoring and reporting of GPS data.

    Key Competencies Required

    • Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (Athletic Therapy will be considered).
    • 1 years’ experience within sport.
    • Highly motivated and ability to adapt.
    • Ability to communicate and work well in a team environment.
    • Ability to think on their feet in a challenging environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Physiotherapy or similar (Sports Medicine, S&C, Sports Science)
    • Background in S&C or Sport and Exercise Science.

    Flights, Visa, Accommodation and Food are offered. Remuneration to be discussed on interview.

    Interested applicants, please send the following to [email protected]:

    1. Cover letter
      • Stating why this job interests you
      • Relevant experience (including travel experience if any)
      • When you are available to commence work
    2. C.V