Exercise Physiologist

University of Worcester
February 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138 to £28,759
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Exercise Physiologist Sport & Exercise Science and Sports Therapy Location: St John's Campus

Salary: £25,138 to £28,759 Pro Rata Post Type: Part Time Hours per Week: 22.2 Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Friday 09 February 2024 Closing Date: Monday 19 February 2024 Interview Date: Friday 01 March 2024 Reference: SSES2403

The University of Worcester has been awarded a contract to deliver fitness assessments to the Herefordshire and Worcester Fire Services and Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Services.

This post will be to deliver annual ‘fit-to-work' assessments for all operational fire fighters working in Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Service but also offering resilience to Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

The primary role will be to conduct the assessments while maintaining an effective liaison with fire service staff, appropriate departments within the University and interact effectively with all levels of staff, students, key partners, other external organisations and members of the public. The post holder will primarily cover Shropshire and Wrekin Fire service, with some work across the Herefordshire and Worcester Fire and Rescue Services and shall represent the University of Worcester to various personnel at all levels in the Fire Services The team of Exercise Physiologists work under the supervision of a Clinical Lead in the School of Sport and Exercise Science.

This post requires a highly confident, knowledgeable and personable individual capable of working independently and autonomously. The job requires flexibility to work day time, evening and weekend shifts (when required). The nature of the post requires a driving license as the post holder will be required to drive to fire stations in Shropshire and occasionally Herefordshire and Worcestershire to conduct the assessments. Some hours may be performed at the University's St Johns campus or Riverside campus.


The Fire Service contract is a third party arrangement, in which this post holder will be a staff member of the School of Sport and Exercise Science but whose primary role will be to deliver on the Fire Service contract. Other responsibilities working as part of the School staff team, may require performing duties within the School.

In the School of Sport and Exercise Science our vision is to use sport as an engine for opportunity - supporting positive social transformation. We have an excellent international reputation in the field of inclusive sport, pioneering new ways to open up the joy of active participation in sport to hitherto marginalised and under-represented groups. We also maintain a strong focus on employability in our teaching. Worcester graduates are skilled, experienced and enthusiastic, and we are confident that they will go on to make a significant impact as the sports practitioners of the future.

Our commitment to work that delivers real social benefit is facilitated through high quality teaching, world leading research, and ground-breaking facilities. For example, University of Worcester Arena is the first sports facility in the UK to be designed with the needs of the wheelchair athlete in mind. The arena also hosts a wide range of international sports events and is the home for the region's professional netball and Basketball franchises. We have also developed a range of productive partnerships, both at home and overseas; collaborations that have helped cement Worcester's place on the world stage.

For any informal queries about this vacancy please contact [email protected]

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