Careers in SEM

Careers in Sport and Exercise Medicine can be varied in this broad-based specialty and SEM practitioners tend to work with in a multi-disciplinary team. SEM practitioners can work in a number of settings providing medical care across the NHS and sport and exercise at all levels.

SEM in the NHS

Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) services in the NHS are flexible and can be delivered in primary, secondary and intermediate care settings. SEM physicians and consultants work in the NHS delivering Exercise Medicine Services and providing SEM led Musculoskeletal Services.

Currently 19 NHS trusts in England employ SEM Consultants*. As growing numbers of medical professionals choose to specialise in the area. the Faculty is actively working to increase the number of Sport and Exercise Medicine positions in the NHS.

(*source Heath Education England Medical medical workforce planning programme for Sport and Exercise Medicine 2016)

Job Vacancies

Vacancies advertised on our website are provided by third parties; we have no control over the content of the advertisements and accept no responsibility for them. Vacancies listed on the Faculty website do not imply Faculty endorsement.   


Consultant in Sport/Exercise Medicine: Pure Sports Medicine, Raynes Park

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a sports physician to join Pure Sports Medicine (PSM) at its busy Raynes Park clinic.

PSM is looking for expressions of interest from Consultants in Sport and Exercise Medicine to work at our Raynes Park Clinic in London. Prospective candidates must be on the specialist register of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

PSM prides itself on the delivery of a high standard of MSK and SEM medical management with a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach, working together with each clinic focussed on patient welfare and management.

There is a strong focus on in-house and external CPD which Consultants are expected to contribute to. Evidence of working in previous MDTs is highly desirable as well as experience working across various sports and musculoskeletal clinics.

To express an interest please send a detailed cover letter highlighting your suitability to the post alongside your CV. Please send to Head of Sports Medicine, Dr Michael Burdon:

Please visit our website  to discover more about Pure Sports Medicine and the profiles of our Consultants / other members of the MDT.

Read the full job advert here – Job Description for Consultant in SEM Pure Sports Medicine Feb 2018

Read the job description here – Job Advert Consultant in SEM Pure Sports Medicine Feb 18


Useful resources

NHS Job Plans and Service Description (explains SEM within the context of the NHS): download here

NHS Health Careers – Sport and Exercise Medicine overview

NHS medical careers events: view here

A Fresh Approach in Practice documents: promoting SEM in the NHS: download here