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30 May 2024

Assistant Team Doctor – Women’s Team, Academy and First Team

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Full Time
5+ years exp.

At Manchester United, our focus is to create a high-performance environment where everyone can be their best, working together towards our common goal of football success. We believe the key to achieving this goal is connection and collaboration. Everyone coming together, working from one of our Manchester United office locations every working day to share skills, knowledge and ideas, building on the best of what we already do and looking at where we need to change and innovate.

We are committed to the continual growth and development of colleagues through access to skills platforms such as LinkedIn Learning. We also offer a range of wellbeing support, including an employee assistance programme, access to health checks, digital GPs & nutritionists through Aviva Digicare+ Workplace, enhanced family leave, plus schemes such as Cycle 2 Work and holiday purchasing, where you can buy up to 10 extra days of additional leave. You’ll have access to a complimentary lunch and parking every day, alongside gym facilities and regular colleague socials.

From a reward perspective, in recognition of high performance, all colleagues are entitled to an annual performance bonus. As a member of our team, you’ll also gain access to an exclusive range of club and partner discounts via our benefits platform, United Rewards

The Purpose:

Reporting to the Head of Sports Medicine and primarily delivering elite medical service provision for Manchester United Academy, Women’s Team (Professional & Developmental). There will also be additional support to the Men’s 1st Team as directed by Head of Sports Medicine or Senior 1st Team Doctor.

The Role:

  • Support for Senior Women’s Team Doctor and Senior Academy Doctor.
  • Assess diagnose treat and manage new player injuries.
  • Manage daily medical issues and presentations in the medical and physiotherapy room.
  • Confident in the use of ultrasound for monitoring of injuries
  • Provide Pitch side cover at Carrington training ground for training sessions were required and on occasion as the tunnel doctor at Old Trafford.
  • Manage and follow-up on referrals to specialists and consultants outside the club.
  • Attending appropriate match days and tours sometimes working unsociable hours.
  • Providing medical support and cover for Academy and Women’s Team matches.
  • Liaise effectively with the Head Physiotherapist and Physiotherapy teams.
  • Liaise effectively with Football Management and Support staff including Support.
  • Follow Clinical Governance process in all player healthcare matters in accordance with accepted UK professional practice standards.
  • Any other duties or projects as directed by the Head of Sports Medicine, or Senior 1st Team Doctor.
  • Perform an instrumental role in the development of protocols around specific areas such as concussion and emergency action plans at Carrington training ground and the stadium.
  • Attend player clinic appointments for operations interventions and examinations both in the UK and abroad.
  • Record all clinical notes on the athlete medical system as well as auditing the use of medication at the club.
  • Provide continuous contributions and development around the areas of governance in and around the training ground.
  • Provide guidance and support in the provision of doping and whereabouts for the relevant teams.

The Person:

  • Experience in general medical practice & sports medicine.
  • Significant experience in elite sports team medical service.
  • Ability to multitask and work to strict deadlines.
  • High levels of accuracy, standards and be quality driven.
  • Ability to integrate into the multidisciplinary medical team and liaise with other administrative and player support departments.
  • Ensure strong lines of communication between departments ensuring alignment on medical decisions.
  • Methodical approach with planning, excellent organisational skills and an ability to work with total discretion at all times.
  • Strong work ethic with a positive energetic can do attitude – proactive and solution orientated.
  • Calm and measured when working under pressure.
  • Flexible and adaptable – has the ability to work in a fast moving environment.
  • Resilient in high pressure moments and difficult decisions.
  • Takes responsibility and deals with issues effectively and swiftly.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy, familiar with Microsoft office or similar packages.


Sound interesting? If you'd like to submit your application, please do so by Wednesday 6th June 2024

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