To deliver physiotherapy services to all players involved in the Girls section of the club. Help support other sports therapist. Promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all girls within all age groups. Work within the Code of Conduct and Good Practice of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. You will be required to attend most training sessions Mon, Wed and Thurs and be available to work match days, normally Saturdays.
· Organisation of medical/first aid cover for training nights and match days.
· Provide assessment, treatment and functional rehabilitation of injured players.
· Clinical decision-making process (fitness of player to train or play)
· Player education (injury prevention)
· Communication regarding injury status and rehabilitation of players to coaching staff and parents.
· Medical records. All notes and records must be kept securely. All medical records must meet the standards set by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
· Confidentiality. The physiotherapist must at all times abide by the CSP Rules of Professional Conduct.
· Must be available at training sessions and attend all matches, home and away.
· Plan and implement Action plans for injured players/ players who need extra flexibility work.
· Work alongside Sports science staff to help with testing and individual player programs.
· Keep a confidential log of player’s medical needs.
· Help sport science staff with end of training / games blow out sessions for players; and ensure players have a back to football fitness test when injured.
• Ability to work within a female elite sporting environment
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent communication skills;
• Ability to be adaptable and flexible within a team environment;
• Knowledge and understanding of working with young female players
• BSc (Hons) or MSc Sports Therapy or Physiotherapy;
• Membership with the SST or MCSP/HCPC • FA Emergency Aid Certificate;
• FA Safeguarding
• Enhanced DBS check will be required