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Posted on: July 3, 2024

The Physiotherapy practice of the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) at the University of Pretoria invites applications for a half-day Sport Physiotherapy position within their dynamic team from August 2024.

The successful candidate will perform clinical duties in the TuksSport physiotherapy practice. The candidate may also be expected to perform limited clinical teaching responsibilities.


  • Independently manage sports-related injuries (patient assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, design return-to-play and injury prevention strategies) at TuksSport
  • Travel with sports teams and provide field-side first aid assistance
  • Mentorship to UP undergraduate Physiotherapy students
  • Contribute to the research & teaching outputs of the Physiotherapy practice at SEMLI
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends

Essential requirements:

  • Bachelors/Masters in Physiotherapy
  • Community service experience working within a Physiotherapy setting
  • Malpractice insurance cover
  • Up-to-date BLS qualification
  • Computer skills including proficiency in all Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent oral and written English
  • HPCSA membership

Other requirements / qualities:

  • SPT1 qualification is not required, but would be advantageous
  • Sport physiotherapy experience would be advantageous
  • Ability to work within a coach driven and multidisciplinary system
  • Passion for the industry and profession
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Honesty & professionalism
  • Able to work under pressure

Contract & remuneration:

  • Salary offered will be a market related salary in line with a mid-level post


Interested candidates to please send your CV (in PDF format) and Cover Letter to SEMLI HR,, by COB 10 July 2024. Please use “Physiotherapy vacancy – 10 July” as subject when you submit your application.