Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist: Dalkeith Rugby Club

Dalkeith Rugby Club are looking to appoint a physiotherapist or sports therapist to provide pitchside/ first aid assistance for Saturday afternoon matches (home and away) as well as an evening clinic once a week.  This will involve mostly working with senior players but occasionally with the mini and junior players also.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of player injuries and the facilitation of that players return to play.  Experience in a musculoskeletal/sports setting would be advantageous alongside strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

This post would be ideally suited to new graduates with an interest in rugby or sports physiotherapy.

Attributes required;

  • Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in Physiotherapy or sports therapy and registered with HCPC/CSP or equivalent sports therapy professional body
  • Pitch side first aid qualification (this can be arranged if necessary)
  • Evidence of appropriate professional indemnity insurance
  • PVG certified
  • High professional standards and a commitment to continuing professional development


  • Weekly clinic to assess/treat injured players
  • Pre-match advice/strapping/treatment as required
  • Post-match advice/treatment as required
  • Match day first aid and pitchside treatment
  • Maintenance of first aid equipment/materials
  • Patient documentation in keeping with professional standards

Remuneration negotiable and dependent on experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications is Thursday 30 June 2022.


Date published: 19 May 2022
Date updated: 19 May 2022


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