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Lead Therapist


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £26,596 to £31,481 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 07 October 2022
Reference:  067822

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health, and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students. the wider SSP community, and our Franchise athletes. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically.

We aspire to be a leading institution for performance sport, providing exceptional facilities and coaching to the student-athletes, Franchise players, and local athletes who train and develop at the Sports Park. The successful candidate will lead the medical support for our Surrey Scorchers basketball franchise and Team Surrey high-performance student athletes. There will be supervisory responsibilities, overseeing the recruitment and coordination of the Sport Therapists and Physiotherapists to ensure that all provision is adequately supported. In addition to the hands-on treatment of our performance athletes, the post holder will treat commercial clients and will be expected to manage their time to achieve targets. 

This role is predominately Monday to Friday (with late evenings Tuesdays and Thursdays during the academic year), but there is the expectation that the post holder will assist on weekends on occasion. 

Please contact Tom Edwards via if you have any questions about the role.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience, and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Please note interviews for this position will likely occur the afternoon of Thursday 13th October.  

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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