Sports Massage Therapist (part-time post)

University of Bath - Sports Development & Recreation

Through our vibrant culture and emphasis on excellence, we will be an inspirational sports environment that makes us the first choice for students, performance athletes, staff and community.

The Department of Sports Development and Recreation at the University of Bath manages and organises a range of activities under the University’s sports brand - Team Bath. The Department aspires to create a world leading multi-sport environment delivering to elite athletes, staff and students of the University and the local and regional community. 

Based in the inspiring £35m Sports Training Village, the Department offers a wide range of high quality sports activities, programmes, events, services and facilities catering for all ages and abilities. This is an opportunity to become part of a professional and progressive organisation at the leading edge of sport, health and fitness. We are looking to appoint individuals who reflect our values of inspiration, respect, integrity, excellence, flexibility and self-improvement and teamwork.

The purpose of the role is to deliver Sports Massage/Soft Tissue Therapy to a range of customer groups including commercial, student, staff, and performance clients & athletes. Applicants must hold minimum Level 4 Qualification Sports Massage Therapy/Soft Tissue Therapy. It is desirable that they are an accredited member of The SMA/ Institute of Remedial Massage (ISRM) and have experience in delivering massage services to a variety of clients including athletes/the athletic population.

The post holder will be expected to participate in continual professional development activities both within the Massage Team, and with other staff members of the Physio and Sport Science Centre, with the aim of enhancing interdisciplinary team and multi-disciplinary team practise and to maintain requirements of the SMA/ISRM.

The role is part-time (10 hours per week) and working hours will be expected to support our clinic opening times which includes daytime and evening work. We could consider this post as term time only, depending on business need and staff member’s requirements.

The appointment will be made subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance being obtained.

For further information please contact Gemma Prior-Reeves on

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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