Academy Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist - Casual

  • Watford FC
  • Watford, UK
  • 07 Jul, 2024
Casual Academy EFL Medical Physiotherapy Sports Therapy Youth

Job Description

Employer: Watford Football Club
Job Title: Casual Worker – Academy Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Location: Watford Football Club - Training Ground, London Colney
Type: Casual Worker Agreement
Passport/Visa: Must be eligible to work in the UK
Closing Date: Successful candidates meeting essential requirements will be offered  an interview as they apply

An exciting opportunity has become available within the Academy at Watford Football Club on a casual basis. We are looking for a physiotherapist to be part of a forward-thinking medical team providing first aid and trauma assistance at training sessions and matches for Academy players, aged between 6 and 16 years old.

You may be required to attend evenings and weekends and be prepared to travel to various locations depending on fixtures. In addition, you will be expected to attend and contribute to regular Continuous Professional Development events.

The successful candidates will enjoy working as part of a team, be enthusiastic and hardworking, and be flexible to the requirements of the position and the business.

Applicants should ideally live local to Watford or the surrounding areas and be a UK resident or nonUK resident with a valid UK work permit, and ideally have experience working within a similar role.

• Degree Qualification in Physiotherapy/Sports Therapy/Sports Rehabilitation
• FA ITMMiF First Aid Qualification
• Valid FA Safeguarding Certificate (or working towards)
• Ability to work weekends, evenings and unsociable hours
• Valid full UK driving licence due to the driving requirement of the role, between all sites and other stadiums
• Understanding of the Clubs commitment to EDI & Safeguarding

• Experience of working within elite sport
• FA ATMMiF First Aid Qualification (or enrolled onto a course), with commitment to attend a yearly reaccreditation
• UKAD Clean Sport Advisor Certificate

As a regulated activity provider and as part of the short-listing process we may:
1. Complete reference requests prior to interview.
2. Carry out an online search for publicly available information as part of the due diligence process.
3. If your application is successful be required to obtain a DBS disclosure at the appropriate level (role dependant)

Club Commitment:

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI):
We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We provide a safe and secure environment for all. We believe Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & adults is everyone responsibility. Everyone in the organisation has a role to play, to ensure that club policies, procedures and practices in regard to safeguarding are followed.