This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, driven individual to play a key role within a multi-sport environment, to use their skills to support elite athletes with a disability, to lead up to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and beyond.

The Paralympics Ireland Lead Physiotherapist will be responsible for

1.       Coordination and Management of athlete medical services:  focused on management of injury, treatment and prevention services you will act as a central point around what an athletes various medical support services needs are assessed, determined and allocated.  

2.       Lead Physiotherapist: Managing physiotherapy requirements and a team of providers, for athletes competing at all major competitions including the Paralympic Games.

3.       Physiotherapy Clinical Support:  Delivery of regular clinical hours for elite para athletes.

Essential Qualifications

·       Membership of ISCP (Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy) with Statutory Registration and Indemnity with appropriate CPD maintained as laid out by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

·       MSc Sports Medicine or equivalent in a related discipline.

·       Appropriate traumatology and BLS skills update as per ISCP guidelines.

·       Evidence of being a team player (including references from previous Games).

  • Excellent communication skills and soft skills to deal with colleagues and athletes effectively and with empathy.



Please send your CV and cover letter to

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 28/11/2017

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