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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Job Opportunities

Any job vacancies within the football club to be detailed below.

 

                      Senior Academy Physiotherapist 2017/18

Role:

To provide a high level of physiotherapy service for the Under 9 to Under 18 football players at Bradford City FC.

Main Duties:

All aspects of the role should to be bound by professional confidentially.

To maintain a professional manner at all times whist representing the club.

To maintain appropriate liaison with the necessary staff.

To assess with the club doctor/head physiotherapist/development physiotherapist on all players re fitness and injury status. This may involve assessment/discussion with players and their family doctors.

Provide and use the appropriate medical equipment as necessary.

Provide the appropriate range and quantity of treatments utilising current literature.

Provide medical support and input to the players, and where appropriate staff and officials of the club.

Work with the medical department to assess players re fitness and injury status and decide on player’s fitness to train and play.

Plan treatment programmes, in conjunction with the other physiotherapist(s), for injured players and advise the suitable member of coaching staff re player’s availability to train/play .

Coordinate the cooperation in the process of doping control.

Coordinate/provide medical education to the players e.g. in terms of nutrition, doping matters and injuries.

Arrange and undertake appropriate medical examinations for players. This should include pre-signing medicals (with appropriate liaison with additional staff), annual checks and additional investigations. 

Maintenance on contemporary, legible and appropriate medical records, audits, registers and their confidential storage using the PMA where needed.

Organise and conduct further investigations and consultant appointments where needed.

Inform medical insurance when additional medical investigations are required.

Provide competent pitch-side first aid to all players at the club where necessary.

Alongside coaching staff help, as needed, to organise sports science testing and sessions for all academy players.

Feedback to relevant coaching staff the results of sports science testing and discuss findings where applicable within the wider multidisciplinary team.

Alongside the medical and sports science department, plan and provide injury prevention programmes for all academy players.

Have an understanding of the requirements and compliance with EPPP.

Person Specification:

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy or higher degree.
Membership of Health Professions Council (HCPC).
Membership of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Appropriate first aid course (FA AREA course/ IFAS).
Appropriate child protection/Disclosure certification.
UK Full Driving License

The role will involve working weekdays, weekends and some evenings as required, and the successful candidate will be passionate about working for Bradford City FC. 

Salary:
Based on experience and will be discussed during the interview process.

Job Type: 
Full Time Basis.

Please send all CVs and covering letters to physio@bradfordcityfc.co.uk