Following George Ashby’s decision to leave the club at the end of the season, there is now a fantastic opportunity for a first-team physiotherapist at Dover Athletic

The club would like to place on record our sincere thanks to George (pictured) for his service while at the club and we wish him all the very best for his future.

The successful applicant will be required to attend all training sessions and all match days.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical care for all first-team players
  • Maintain an accurate and comprehensive database of treatment and work with all first-team players, including current medical status, medical notes, and recordings of rehabilitation or gym sessions
  • To provide the appropriate examination, assessment, and treatment of first-team players when required, including the referral to internal and external medical professionals
  • Developing and overseeing the development and implementation of prehab and rehab programmes for all first-team players
  • Work and communicate with other support staff within the club, including doctors/interns to provide an integrated approach to injury prevention, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement

Required Education/Qualifications/Training:

  • BSc or MSc in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, or Sports Rehabilitation
  • FA Level 4 Intermediate Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) (desirable or training towards)
  • A valid full UK Drivers License

Specific Experience & Person Specification:

  • A minimum of two years of previous experience working in the medical department of a professional football club is desirable
  • Experience working pitchside on a matchday at a professional football club
  • The ability to work effectively and safely, whilst working both independently and as part of a team
  • To be discreet and trustworthy, able to always adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic with a passion for football

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Chairman Jim Parmenter at