Physiotherapist

  • Football Association of Singapore
  • Singapore
  • 07 Jan, 2021
Full time Medical

Job Description

Job Summary

Assist the Head, Football Science and Medicine (FSAM) and Senior Physiotherapist in managing the FAS physiotherapy services in optimizing the physical health of FAS football players.

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Manage and treat football injuries of football players by:

  • Assessing, examining and providing initial diagnosis of players’ injury.
  • Referring injured players to appropriate medical professionals accordingly.
  • Advising and planning appropriate treatment for players’ injury in consultation with Senior Physiotherapist.
  • Providing acute physiotherapy treatment.
  • Monitoring the progress of players’ recovery.
  • Communicating and advising with relevant medical professional, team officials, coaches, injured footballer and other relevant person on the management, prognosis and progression of players’ injury.

2. Provide On-Field coverage for selected women’s teams’ training and matches (including overseas assignments).

3. Assist with injury prevention management of selected teams through:

  • Injury surveillance and documentation.
  • Recommending and providing updated scientific information of specific football injuries and injury prevention strategies.
  • Educating football players and coaches on injury prevention and management strategies.
  • Working and liaising closely with other sports scientists appointed by FAS on areas of sports sciences (nutrition, exercise physiology etc.) for the support of teams’ physical training requirements, recovery needs and injury prevention strategies.

4. Any other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Head, FSAM, Technical Director and General Secretary.

Job Requirements

Required:

  • Candidate must possess at least Diploma/Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy or equivalent.
  • At least 2 Year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Required Skill(s): Sports Therapy, Physiotherapy Treatment
  • Ability to effectively recognize team/athlete needs and take on a number of roles
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of independence and initiative
  • Good team building skills and the ability to adjust to changing priorities

Desired:

  • Familiarity with football or team sports
  • Background as an athlete
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or database management tools

 

Closing Date: 7 February 2021