U21’s & RTC Physiotherapist

 

Job Title

U21’s & RTC Physiotherapist

Department

Women’s Team

Reports to

Head of Youth Development

Hours of work

Self Employed -Sessional – Days and Evenings

Purpose of the Post

Implement an environment that delivers a culture of learning, development and success

SCOPE OF DUTIES

The main scope of this role is to oversee all physiotherapy services to all Players with the WSL Academy and Regional Talent Club players (9-21yrs). You will be responsible for pitch side assessment and treatment of the players during training and match days.

To Promote and protect the health & wellbeing of all players, whilst working within the code of conduct and good practice of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

To keep up to date medical records and assist where necessary with an audit of injuries, musculoskeletal screening and delivery of individual or group pre-habilitation programmes.

To work efficiently with a multidisciplinary team including Doctors, Sport Scientists, Strength & Conditioning Coaches and Coaches.

Ability to accommodate flexible working hours including evening and weekends.

GENERAL ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
  • Present at all home and away games (set-up, treatment of players before game, warm-up and after –game).
  • Attendance at all club training sessions each week.
  • Providing extra clinic/ rehabilitation sessions on other days/nights separate from training if appropriate.
  • Responsible for the pitch side assessment and treatment of the players during training and match days.
  • To keep up to date medical records and may be asked to assist with an audit of injuries, musculoskeletal screening and delivery of individual or group injury prevention programmes.
  • To ensure their personal CPD is progressive and kept to the highest possible standard.
  • To liaise with Academy Manager on a daily basis on current medical status of players and their planned ongoing management,
  • Attendance at MDT meetings as required.
  • To keep legally bound, up to date, accurate medical documentation and ensure all medical documentation is secure, organised, accurate and up to date as present for relevant parties as required.
  • To liaise with Regional Talent Club Manager in relation to all medical supplies and equipment required, ensuring they are fully stocked and replenished as required.
  • To ensure all players are aware and comply with the FA Doping control regulations.
  • Provide rehabilitation programmes for individual players, liaising with Strength and Conditioning coach with regards to returning to play.
  • Work with women’s team medical staff to ensure players moving between squads are supported accordingly
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

Chartered Physiotherapist;

Registered member of the Health Professions Council and the

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy;

Advanced Emergency First Aid qualification

ITTMIF

FA Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop completed

FA DBS

MSc Physiotherapy or relevant subject area.

ATTMIF qualification

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Ability to communicate as part of a team effectively, using a variety of communication tools (verbal, written, digital) ensuring clarity of information.

Demonstrate expert level of management of sports-related medical problems including advanced level of emergency sports trauma.

Ability to work within timescales & under pressure, with an attention to detail & accuracy.

PC proficient. Positive approach to team work and respect for others with a clear, polite and professional manner.

Understanding of the FA Girls & Women’s Player Pathway.

Knowledge and understanding of working with female footballers.

Previous experience of working at an elite sport level.

Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Flexibility with working hours required to meet demands of the role

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Full and clean UK driving licence

Only applicants that meet the above criteria will be considered for the role. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are eligible to live and work in the UK.

This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Birmingham City Football Club promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applications from all individuals in society. If you have any particular requirements or need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment or interview process, please mention this in your application.

We would also be grateful if you could take the time to complete our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Survey using the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/ymR2zBpuNf. The survey will take approximately 1 minute to complete, is completely voluntary and you can respond with “prefer not to say” to any questions that you do not feel comfortable in answering. All responses will remain anonymous and we will use the information collected to review our recruitment processes and ensure we continue to encourage a diverse and inclusive working environment.  

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