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Senior Physiotherapist

Sports Surgery Clinic
14 September 2016
14 October 2016
Dublin, Ireland
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Full Job Description

The Sports Surgery Clinic is a JCI accredited Private Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Dublin which opened in 2007. It is a leading centre internationally for the treatment of Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery, Sports Cardiology and Sport and Exercise Medicine.

The clinic has 84 beds, five ultra clean operating theatres, a world class Diagnostic Imaging Department with two MRIs, 64 slice CT, and MSK specialist radiologist-led ultrasound service. Services include Sports Cardiology, Exercise Physiology, 3D-Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning & Physiotherapy.

In 2016 the Sports Surgery Clinic will open a brand new, custom built 10,000 sq ft Sports Medicine Centre with Sports Medicine Physicians, Physiotherapy, Strength & Conditioning, Rehabilitation, Biomechanics, Running and Research facilities currently seeing over 34,000 patients a year and expected to rise to 50,000 per annum in the next 18 months.

Facilities will include; 3 embedded Woodway treadmills with Video feedback, 8  Eliko equipped lifting platforms including 2 with Gym Aware and Force plate synchronisation, 2D Dartfish TV video feeback, Life size Biomechanics Video feedback wall including distraction  and visual skill training, 3D VICON biomechanics laboratories, Cortex MetaMax Exercise Physiology analysis and a full Concussion suite analysis including King Devick, Visual tracking Goggles and Neck strain assessment of isometric load.

The current Sports Medicine and Performance team is comprised of a staff of over 60 personnel including Administration, Consultant Sports Physicians, Physiotherapists, Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning Staff and Research staff.

The Department is expanding and looking to recruit 3 Senior Physiotherapists.

It is expected that candidates will take on a high clinical workload in a speciality clinical area such as Athletic Groin Pain, ACL Rehabilitation, Back Pain, or Ankle rehabilitation. Dependent on experience a sub speciality lead role may be available or working to an existing speciality lead in the area.

It is expected that these roles will be 8 clinical sessions and 2 research sessions per week, funding for concurrent PhD study will be available after 6-12 months dependant on experience. Research is embedded within the pathways, database and infrastructure of the department and patient recruitment, capture and analysis a main focus of day to day activity.

Given the expectation that these roles will combine day to day data capture with clinical excellence it is expected that candidates will have a MSc or significant research experience post BSc enabling full participation in directed and novel research advancing patient care and global practice.

Enquiries to Dr Andy Franklyn Miller (, or Mr Enda King (

Applications to be made by email via the Apply Button.

Closing Date: October 14th 2016

Interview Date 1st Round ( Skype) October 21st 2016

Expected start date by 1st January 2017

Sports Surgery Clinic is an equal opportunities employer.

Sports Surgery Clinic

The Sports Surgery Clinic (SSC) opened in 2007, and is a World Class facility on a 2.4 acre (9,600 sq. m.) site in Dublin. SSC is a private centre of excellence accredited by JCI.