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3 March 2018

Geoff Penn
Aileen Wheelan netted a hat-trick against Oxford and also scored against London Bees (pictured) in a successful month for the side.

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club are now offering a rare and exciting opportunity for a Lead Physiotherapist to join our women’s and girls’ medical team. We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual who is wishing to apply and develop their skills within a professional sporting environment whilst working with elite professional footballers.

Albion will be at the forefront of the Football Association’s bold plans to revolutionise women’s club football in England after they were accepted to join next season’s fully professional Super League division one. This is an exciting time to join the women’s set up as Albion become one of 10 all-professional sides in the top tier of the domestic female game.

This role will be based at our world class training facility; the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre based in Lancing. This is a full time role and due to the nature of the position, the successful candidate must have a flexible approach to working hours to include regular evenings and weekends, plus travel as required. This role will be exposed to a wider medical team to include academy and first team medical staff and access to internal medical CPD events.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy. The successful candidate will hold a membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and a current Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration. Ideally, candidates will have previous experience in Sports Physiotherapy (football, rugby, cricket etc.) in either a full or part time capacity. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to develop, implement and evaluate physiotherapy programmes for professional footballers.

Do you want to know more about this new opportunity? To read the full job description and person specification, please click here.

If you think you have what it takes to join our high performing women’s team in their new chapter in the Women’s Super League division 1, please email your CV and covering letter to Please also include a completed equal opportunities form. To download the equal opportunities form, please click here.

Closing date: Sunday 1st April 2018

BHAFC/AITC are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

BHAFC/AITC are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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