1. The Department
Our Aston Villa Women's Football Team achieved huge success by gaining promotion to the Women's Super League in the 2019 / 2020 Season. Since this time, we have continued to invest, build and develop our team and have proudly cemented our place in the top flight of women’s football.
In continuing our journey and building for the future, we are focusing our efforts to ensure our Women's Team have the resources in place to help us deliver our ambitious plans for nurturing, encouraging and developing talent and striving to become a leading force in women’s football.
2. The Role
Working as a Physiotherapist you will deliver individualised player development and injury reduction strategies, as well as managing injury risk and enhancing individual team performance. You will contribute to the design and implementation of effective athlete monitoring strategies to ensure long-term athletic development of all Women’s players.
You will play a key role in the multi-disciplinary team working alongside the Women’s Football Medical Team to improve and extend the evidence-based medical provision and rehabilitation practices.
3. The Person
To be considered for this role, you will need to hold the following qualifications:
· BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (minimum 2:1)
· Health and Care Professional Council membership (HCPC)
· Advanced Emergency Aid qualification (Level 5 ATMMiF)
· Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) membership
You should have demonstrable and relevant experience of working within a professional team sport and developing and delivering strategies to manage injury risk and optimise performance.
The role will require flexibility and travel which will include evenings, weekends and matchdays.
As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.
For further information, the Role Profile and to apply please go to careers.avfc.co.uk/jobs
Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early
The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.
Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.
We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.
Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding