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Chief Medical Officer for the World Class Programme - British Equestrian Federation

Location: Home based (agreed time at training/ competition)
Department: Human Sports Science and Medicine
Reports to: Head of Performance Support
Rate: £400-450 per day dependent on experience (plus travel expenses and £11,500 per annum to cover administrative work)

Circa 50 days

The BEF, World Class Programme  is seeking to recruit a Chief Medical Officer, or a Chief Medical Officer and Medical Officer depending on the nature of the applications received, to provide high quality medical support to all World Class Programme (WCP) athletes across three Olympic and one Paralympic discipline. This includes approximately 55-65 athletes in total and will involve a time commitment in the region of 50 days a year. 

The successful candidate(s) will be required to:

  • Deliver high quality medical care to athletes on the BEF World Class Programme and Team GBR riders representing Great Britain at Senior European, World Championships and Olympic/Paralympic Games
  • Ensure effective communication with athletes GP’s and any specialist medical providers, and coordinate treatment plans and referral’s to all other medical specialists as appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with BEF’s HSSM practitioners in matters of injury prevention and rehabilitation, to ensure optimal medical care is provided to all WCP athletes
  • Proactively contribute to the development, maintenance, and alignment of medical services to the BEF ‘What it Takes to win’ (WITTW) model
  • Co-ordinate the WCP medical resources, such as equipment, and input to the development of medical operational plans to provide optimal care to athletes
  • Provide support and guidance to the HoPS and Performance Director (PD), Performance Managers (PM’s), Discipline Coordinators (DC’s) on medical matters relating to the WCP as required

Qualifications and Experience:


  • MFSEM(UK) or FFSEM(UK) in sport and exercise medicine
  • Full registration and in good standing with the General Medical Council
  • Annual appraisal through designated body or suitable person in line with GMC guidelines
  • Membership of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM UK)
  • Training and experience in general practice and minimum one year professional  or elite Sport experience


  • On the GMC Specialist Register for Sport and Exercise Medicine preferred
  • Training and experience in general practice
  • Training and competency in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound preferred (meeting BSR and FSEM guidelines)

Interested applicants should complete the application form and send it, together with an up to date CV, to Maggie Moreton, Head of Secretariat, British Equestrian Federation, Abbey Park, Stareton, Warwickshire, CV8 2RH or email by 1200 hrs on 25th August 2017. Interviews for the position will take place on 11th September 2017

Riding centre positions - Riding for the Disabled Association 

Beechly Riding Stables, Merseyside, are seeking experienced staff for two key positions to help steer the riding centre in a move from their current location to an impressive state of the art premises, within a mile of its existing site. 

For more information on these position, click on the file below. 

Closing date for both positions is Sunday 20 August 2017

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