SIRC - Sport Research The World's Leading Sport Resource Centre LoginContact UsSite MapFAQsHome
Print this page
Favourite Links

News Service
Conference Calendar


Email Address:


Forgot Your Password?

Not yet a member? Register Now!

SIRC on the web

Career Opportunities

« Back to Jobs Listing

Rugby Canada

Application Deadline: February 8, 2013   

Position: Physiotherapist / Athletic Therapist, National Senior Women’s 7’s Team

Job Description:
Title: Physiotherapist / Athletic Therapist, National Senior Women’s 7’s Team
Type of Position: Full-Time
Number of Staff: Intern and Student Therapists
Reports to: Manager, High Performance
Location: Canadian Rugby Centre of Excellence – Langford, British Columbia
Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000 (commensurate with experience and qualifications)
Application Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2013

Rugby Canada (RC) is the national sport organization committed to the domestic development and international success of Rugby in Canada.


Rugby Canada is seeking two Physiotherapists / Athletic Therapists to work with the National Senior Men’s (NSM7’s) and Women’s 7’s (NSW7’s) Teams (one per team). The physiotherapists / athletic therapists will be the main provider of professional therapy treatment to Rugby Canada’s senior men’s and women’s 7’s players, having full responsibility and accountability for the delivery of the therapy services to the teams both at the Centre of Excellence (COE) and also at tournaments played at various locations throughout the year. In doing so, the physiotherapists / athletic therapists will ensure that the players’ risk of injury is minimized and their recovery and rehabilitation from injury is maximised.


The Physiotherapist / Athletic Therapist, NSM7’s Team and Physiotherapist / Athletic Therapist, NSW7’s Team have a primary role, under the guidance of the Manager, High Performance to ensure the optimum injury prevention, rehabilitation and availability of National Senior 7’s team players (and other players training at the Canadian Rugby Centre of Excellence) to prepare and succeed on the World Stage (IRB World Series, Olympics, etc.).


The Physiotherapist / Athletic, NSW7’s Team and Physiotherapist / Athletic Therapist, NSM7’s Team will be responsible for performing the following roles and/or delivering the following outcomes.
• Delivery of therapy services to NSM7’s and NSW7’s Team players and other players based at the COE
• Provision of match day (tournament) physiotherapist / athletic therapist services for the NSM7’s and NSW7’s Team
• Work as part of an integrated support team for the NSM7’s and NSW7’s Team


The appointed individual must be able to display an ability to work during periods of extended hours including weekends and evenings. The selection emphasis will be based upon the applicant’s knowledge, skills and attributes to drive Rugby Canada’s player welfare program.

A current valid driver’s license and a passport are essential requirements. At times the role requires a commitment to extensive international travel periods.


A detailed job description is available upon request. All requests are to be made to the contact below.

Apply in confidence by sending your cover letter and resume referencing which of the two (2) positions you are applying for by 8th February 2013 to:

Selection Committee
Rugby Canada High Performance

SUBJECT: Physiotherapist / Athletic Therpaist Women’s 7’s

The selection review process will commence immediately after this date. No phone calls.

This position is financially supported by Own the Podium and Sport Canada.

Type of Position:
Full Time - Employee

View Attachment: Physiotherapist/Athletic Therapist NSW7s_JobDescription

Contact Information:
Rugby Canada
3024 Glen Lake Road
Langford , BC, Canada
V9B 4B4
Fax. 2503863810


SIRC is funded by Canadian Heritage