Team Doctor – Coventry United Ladies Football Club

Job Description
Person Specification
The position of Team Doctor serves to lead medical governance and work closely with other medical staff in the management of players. We are therefore looking for a motivated individual to lead or individuals to share the lead of our medical provision within the FA Women’s Championship. Appropriate candidates will have the capability to manage a broad range of medical services and be an approachable point of contact for players. We have strong aspirations to achieve in the FA Women’s Championship and wish to recruit a doctor who shares our vision.

Qualifications & Accreditations
– Fully registered doctor licensed to practice by the GMC with appropriate medical indemnity to treat/advise WSL and WC players (essential);
– Advanced Emergency Aid qualification; this should be the FA Level 5 ATMMIF (formerly FA AREA) or be willing to complete this upon appointment (essential);
– Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine or equivalent professional qualification as otherwise approved by The FA or working towards this qualification (essential).

Key Responsibilities and Abilities
– Medicine management;
– Pitchside trauma and emergency planning and management;
– Medical screening and profiling including cardiac screening;
– Ensure adequate cover for players needing ongoing rehabilitation through the offseason;
– Return to play decision making for head and other serious MSK injuries.

Location and Time Commitment
– Attendance to all home fixtures (typically Sundays with some weekday evening fixtures) throughout the season and pre-season;
– Home fixtures are at Coventry Rugby Club (Coventry CV1 3GE);
– Be available for occasional consultancy work (online/in-person).

How to apply
Please send a covering email and CV to

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