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Suné du Toit & Associates are a well-established Veterinary Physiotherapy Practice with a particular focus on equine assessment and treatment, with a growing client base comprised of professional yards through to amateur local riders. As our client base continues to grow, we’re looking for a new professional to join our happy and supportive team.
Suné du Toit & Associates (SDT&A) have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and driven mobile Veterinary Physiotherapist to join their growing equine physiotherapy and rehabilitation practice, based in Nottinghamshire.
The role is offered on a 1-2 days per week self-employed basis (hours/days are negotiable), with a view to becoming salaried (if required) and/or full time as the role and case load develops.
Additional opportunities (Chartered Physiotherapists only) to provide the following services: Human MSK physiotherapy, Rider Analysis, Pilates.
The ideal applicant will be a motivated veterinary physiotherapist with a strong equine interest who is happy working individually and as part of a team.
This role would be ideal for a passionate and driven veterinary physiotherapist who has an eagerness to provide high-quality, evidence-based services to their clients.
You’ll be a strong communicator and able to be proactive in growing your own case load as well as nurturing relationships with local riding clubs and vet practices.
The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to engage with our established CPD programme.
Sound equine assessment and treatment techniques.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time management skills.
Registered with ACPAT and/or RAMP.
2+ years post-graduate experience.
Established human MSK physiotherapy skills.
Energy and drive for business progression.
Experience utilising reflex inhibition.
Experience of Rider Analysis
Experience of growing own caseload.
Willingness to participate in equine clinics (water treadmill/rider analysis/polework/groundwork) with other Practice members.
An initial training/acclimatisation period will be provided, where equine reflex inhibition technique will be taught (if not already competent/confident), and an on-going mentoring/CPD programme will be implemented. Specific rider analysis training is also offered.
Our part-time office support will assist with ongoing diary management and client communications where necessary.
The principal Physiotherapist, Suné du Toit, has over 20 years of experience and enjoys sharing her expertise with, and learning from, students and peers alike. She remains a valued clinical educator for the MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy courses at both Hartpury University and University of Liverpool.
Currently, our Practice consists of:
• 1 x full-time Veterinary Physiotherapist
• 1 x part-time Veterinary Physiotherapist
• 1 x part-time Veterinary Physiotherapy Assistant
• 1 x part-time Equine Sports Therapist
• Part-time office support
The practice embraces a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) approach to help maximise the potential and performance of both rider and the equine athlete, drawing on knowledge from our fellow veterinary paraprofessionals including vets, farriers, dentists and more.
SDT&A also hold Horse and Rider Clinics at multiple local equestrian centres, offering rider analysis, equine physiotherapy (+/- aqua treadmill), rider physiotherapy, and rehab/pole sessions.
For Chartered Physiotherapist applicants - we have two human physiotherapy clinic locations from which to practice, should you wish to provide human MSK work from within the company.
Please get in touch with Suné du Toit by phoning 07801650135 or by emailing email@example.com and include your CV.