Club Doctor – Williamstown Football Club

Posted: November 29, 2022
Company: Williamstown Football Club
Job Type: Contract
Location: Victoria
Club Doctor – Season 2022

Job Overview

This role will consist of providing Williamstown VFL & VFLW teams with medical support and assisting in the coordination of the overall medical department.

Key Responsibilities

  • liaise with Physio’s regarding the injury status of players throughout the week
  • Provide players treatment as required
  • Assist with Players booking or requiring referrals to specialists, imaging or collecting scripts and advise GM-Football of these requirements
  • Maintain database as prescribed by the Club of ALL player treatments
  • Work with other Medical Staff and Coaching Staff
  • Liaise with GM-Football with any other player issues
  • Assist GM-Football for any medical claims under Medicare and / or JLT Insurance
  • Understand, and abide by Sport Integrity Australia’s Code of Conduct and Rules in relation to prohibited substances


  • Attend at least one training per week to oversee any ongoing issues and “be on call as readily as possible”

VFL: In-Season:

  • Provide a written medical plan following matches to assist Medical Staff which ensures the efficiency of the medical department and priorities the requirements of players
  • Attend Tuesday night training to assess and treat players as required
  • Be the Medical Team Representation at the Coaching Staff meeting (Tuesday Night) in season to provide a verbal report on the injury availability of all players
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to the Coaching Staff as to why a particular player has been deemed either eligible or ineligible to play
  • Email injury availability report to Director of Coaching, Football Operations Manager and Senior Coach on a weekly basis by the Wednesday of each week confirming the availability status of each player and the estimated return to play date
  • Attend Match Day’s as fixtured to assess and treat players as required
  • Conduct end of season medical screening on ALL listed players in conjunction with the Head Physio

VFLW: In-Season

  • Provide support to the VFLW Doctor and medical team as necessary


  • Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery/ Medical Science or equivalent (copy to be held on Club file)
  • Basic First Aid / CPR (copy to be held on Club file)
  • Working with Children’s Check (copy to be held on Club file)