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Black Ferns Assistant Physiotherapist


New Zealand Rugby


·       A world leading high performance opportunity

·       Challenging, rewarding and fun work environment

·       Contribute to the success of our Teams in Black



New Zealand Rugby is currently seeking an experienced Physiotherapist to join the Black Ferns as they prepare for the 2025 Rugby World Cup.


 In this role you will be responsible for the management of high-performance athletes in assembly. You will work alongside the Black Ferns Medical team to provide an integrated approach to athlete management. This will include working closely with the Lead Physiotherapist on Injury Prevention and Return to Play programmes for athletes. You will aim to maximise athletes’ ability to train consistently and minimise the risk of injury associated with high volume/ intensity training. To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience working within a high-performance sports environment. You will be suitably qualified as a Physiotherapist, preferably with a Post Graduate degree, will be registered to practice in New Zealand and hold a current practicing certificate with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand. Further study in rehabilitation/exercise prescription is also desired. This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with the required experience, to play a key role in the ongoing success of the Black Ferns and NZ Rugby.



About Us 



At NZR we love what we do, we work hard and have fun! You’ll be joining a team of awesome people who are passionate about the game and each other, and you’ll be backed with support to thrive in your role. We know that life isn’t all about work, so we are open to flexible working options. 


We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to improving our cultural responsiveness. We embrace and respect each other’s values and we are so proud to be Rainbow Tick certified. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and walks of life. 



Apply Now 


If you are looking to join a fantastic group of people and think you have what it takes, then don’t delay, submit your CV and cover letter now! Don’t wait until the closing date to apply as we will be reviewing applications as we go.


Applications close Monday 1 July at 5pm. Please send all applications to Kara Fowke (kara.fowke@nzrugby.co.nz). For a copy of the position description, click here


To be considered for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Aotearoa New Zealand and obtain a clear MOJ check.