Luton Town Football Club is seeking to appoint a Casual Academy Sports Therapist, to work within our Academy. The successful candidate will be committed and passionate in successfully developing football players.
The purpose of the role is to provide medical support to all Academy players under the direction of the Senior Academy Physiotherapist. This is primarily for U9-U16 age groups but will include assistance with U18 age group.
Focus will be on the development of the following areas of support;
Health & Safety:
MAIN JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PERSON SPECIFICATION
- BSc in Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy
- HCPC registration or Society of Sport Therapists registration
- Valid FA Safeguarding Children Certificate
- Valid enhanced CRC check
- Ability to travel between venues as required
- Valid Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF)
- Experience in using the PMA to record and report injury data
- Experience of conducting maturation assessments for young athletes
- Experience of conducting musculoskeletal screening for young athletes
- Experience of pitch side management of injuries
The Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Club has systems in place to ensure that the welfare of vulnerable groups is dealt with appropriately and sensitively. Everyone working at the Club has a duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and young people by creating an environment that protects them from harm. Our standards of practice ensure all staff are fully aware and understand their responsibilities under safeguarding legislation and statutory guidance.
The Club ensures that all staff that have a direct responsibility for children, young people or vulnerable adults, have been subject to the most stringent of recruitment practices which include Criminal Record Checks and reference checks. These staff are alert to signs of abuse or maltreatment and will refer concerns to the relevant Designated Safeguarding Officers using the agreed safeguarding procedures.
The individual must at all times, carry out their duties with due regard to the Clubs policies and procedures and in particular the Club’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.
The individual must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders. The individual must contribute to encouraging equality and respecting diversity by embedding such values in the workplace and challenging inappropriate behaviour and processes.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please review the job description and submit your CV and Cover Letter to Emily Howes, Academy Administrator, at Emily.email@example.com.
Applications will close at 5.00pm on 24th September 2021.
Luton Town Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Luton, Bedfordshire, England, that competes in the Championship, the second tier of the English football league system.