Leander Club – Lead Physiotherapist

Job Summary

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with interest in sports 15 hours per week, self employed basis.

  • To work as an autonomous practitioner in providing physiotherapy assessments, diagnosis and treatments to elite level rowers.
  • To maintain up to date physiotherapy records in line with professional standards.
  • To use evidence based practise and specialist skills to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
  • To coordinate medical services available through the existing medical sponsorship plan.
  • To liaise with other members of the coaching team and other healthcare professionals to provide the optimum management of patients.
  • To manage, attend and take part in education and training independently.
  • To participate in activities to further develop own development.
  • To maintain and improve the high standards of the club.


  • To put patients first in everything you do and put each patient’s needs at the centre of all decisions. To strive to achieve the best possible results for each of your patients in all circumstances.
  • To value each person as an individual, respect their aspirations, beliefs, commitments, and seek to understand their priorities, needs, abilities and limitations.
  • To take what others have to say seriously. To be honest about your point of view and what you can and cannot do.
  • To strive to improve health and well-being and people’s experiences of physiotherapy. To value excellence and professionalism wherever you find it – in the everyday things that make people’s lives better as much as in clinical practice, service improvements and innovation.
  • To earn the trust placed in you by insisting on quality and striving to get the basics right every time: safety, confidentiality, good communication, professionalism and dependable service. To welcome feedback, learn from your mistakes and build on your successes.
  • To respond with kindness to each person’s needs, anxieties, pain, and desires. To search for the things you can do, however small, to increase each person’s quality of life.

Clinical Responsibility

  • To provide physiotherapy input to athletes and staff members with a variety of musculoskeletal injuries ad conditions.
  • To provide the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and overall management of a musculoskeletal caseload.
  • To monitor, evaluate and modify treatment in order to measure progress and ensure effectiveness of intervention.
  • To provide group classes as required.
  • To discuss services and treatment options to patients.
  • To ensure that patients are involved in the planning and prioritisation of their rehabilitation plans wherever possible.
  • To attend coaches meetings and provide physiotherapy input as required.
  • To demonstrate high level of clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice.
  • To contribute to patients’ care and delivery of service by developing skills beyond one’s own professional training.
  • Work as a lone practitioner.


  • To comply with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy codes of professional conduct at all times.
  • To be responsible for personal continuous professional development by the use of self education, reflective practise, and attendance at post graduate courses as required and to maintain a CPD portfolio.
  • To further develop the integration of evidence based practise, musculoskeletal treatment techniques, therapeutic handling skills and specialist knowledge of particular conditions.

This job description is not meant to be exhaustive and reflects only the current and anticipated responsibilities of the post. The successful applicant will be expected to work flexibly in order to meet the overall needs of the position.

Applications can be directed towards the following email address: [email protected].

Salary: £30-50 per hour (negotiable)

Type: 15 Hours per week

Application Dates: From Monday 22nd August 2022 to Wednesday 21st September 2022

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