Role: BCLFC Sports Therapist/Physiotherapist
Department: Birmingham City Ladies
Hours of work: Part Time (Various hours available) (Includes evenings and occasional weekends)
Application Closing Date: Suitable applicants will be interviewed as and when they apply and the advert will be closed as soon as a suitable applicant is appointed. Otherwise the vacancy will close on 9 June 2017.
Based at Redditch United, we are looking for a highly motivated individual, who possesses knowledge of working with young players (age 8-19).
The main responsibilities of the role include:
• To work with the BCLFC medical staff to deliver therapy services to BCLFC players (8-19 yrs). You will also be responsible for pitch side assessment and treatment of the players during training and matchdays.
• To promote and protect the health & well being of all BCLFC regional talent club players, whilst working within the code of conduct and good practice of the Society of Sports Therapists.
• To keep up to date medical records and assist where necessary with an audit of injuries, musculoskeletal screening and delivery of individual or group pre-habilitation programmes.
• To work efficiently with a multidisciplinary team including Doctors, Sport Scientists, Strength & Conditioning Coaches and Coaches.
• Present at all home and away games (set-up, treatment of players before game, warm-up and after –game), attendance at all club training sessions each week.
• To keep legally bound, up to date, accurate medical documentation and ensure all medical documentation is secure, organised, accurate and up to date as present for relevant parties as required.
• Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department
• BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy (or relevant Physiotherapy Qualification)
• Registered member of the Society of Sports Therapists (Insured)
• FA Basic First Aid in Sport (BFAS)
• FA Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop completed
• FA Disclosure and Barring Service Check must be completed before starting work
Skills & Abilities
• Ability to communicate as part of a team effectively, using a variety of communication tools (verbal, written, digital) ensuring clarity of information.
• Demonstrate experience of high level management of sports-related medical problems including emergency sports trauma.
• Ability to work within timescales & under pressure, with an attention to detail & accuracy.
• PC proficient.
• Positive approach to team work and respect for others.
• Understanding of the FA Girls & Women’s Player Pathway.
• Knowledge and understanding of working with female footballers.
• Previous experience of working at an elite sport level.
• Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
• Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times
• Ability to communicate appropriately with all ages and remain professional
• Enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and proactive approach to workload
• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
• Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Suitable applicants will be interviewed as and when they apply and the advert will be closed as soon as a suitable applicant is appointed. Only applicants that demonstrate within their application that they meet the above criteria will be considered for the role.
Under the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Club’s own rules regarding Safeguarding the post-holder will be required to meet minimum criteria regarding Safeguarding and a Disclosure and Barring Check will be required in this post. Exceptions Order to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 applies.
Birmingham City LFC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.
Anyone interested should apply online here
. CV’s will not be accepted.