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.
About Birmingham City FC
Birmingham City Football Club values the talents and abilities of our staff and seeks to foster an open, cooperative, and dynamic environment in which staff and the Club alike can flourish. The Club provides an Open Door Policy in which staff are encouraged to be innovative and strive for continuous improvements to the Club and it’s services.
Birmingham City Football Club endeavours to provide a staff-friendly environment in which goal-oriented individuals thrive as they achieve ever more demanding challenges. The policies and procedures at the Club, provide for a work environment in which both customer and staff interests are served.