Men's 1st Team Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist

  • Lewes Football Club
  • Remote (Lewes, UK)
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Part time Medical

Job Description

Job Title: Men’s 1st Team Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist

Employer: Lewes Football Club

Hours & Availability: This is a flexible role covering matchdays (Saturdays and some midweek games) and evening training session (Wednesday). 

Location: Training is in Tunbridge Wells, home matches are in Lewes, away matches are across the Southeast, London and Essex. 

Remuneration:  Paid with negotiable rates

Roles & Responsibilities

Planning and delivery of high-level injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and pitch-side first aid /emergency care

Develop the systems and infrastructure required to ensure that injury prevention, rehabilitation and emergency aid processes are supported, documented and reviewed appropriately, in collaboration with the rest of the Club medical, performance and coaching staff.

Be in attendance at all training sessions and Matches played by the Club throughout the Season and Pre-Season

Provide or arrange equivalent services to Players during the off season to ensure continuity of treatment.

Work with the 1st Team external Medical Consultant to identify player injuries and optimal treatment.

Keep abreast of current research and evidence-based practice in the physiotherapy field with a focus on sports-related injury and rehabilitation research.

Ensure compliance with the club Medical Emergency Action Plan and lead on medical services on matchdays.

Be an active member of the team, attend team meetings, provide updates on player injury status, ensure good communication with the coaching staff and provide information to inform decisions around availability for matches and training.

Manage, order and maintain physio and medical equipment, performing regular audits to ensure equipment is in date and of the highest standard.

Report safeguarding concerns

Represent Lewes FC in a professional manner.

Key Skills and Experience

Emergency First Aid qualification (e.g. EMFAiF)

Candidates will ideally have a degree-level qualification in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation and/or physiotherapy, but all candidates with relevant experience will be considered.

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