Assistant Physiotherapist

  • Employer Leicestershire County Cricket Club
  • Town / City Leicester
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £24999 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/01/2022
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ASSISTANT PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Job Role: Assistant Physiotherapist

Job Profile: To provide physiotherapy services and support to the professional and academy players whilst representing LCCC, including all match day cover at all second team fixtures. Work to enhance the culture of LCCC in terms of upholding the club values and behaviours, strive to achieve the objectives of the Sports Science and Medicine department at all times.

Reports to: Head of Sports Science and Medicine

Weekly hours: A total of 35 hours per week, with flexibility over specific days worked and an emphasis on matchdays during the cricket season (to include some evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays)

Location: Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8AD

Salary: Circa £25,000.

Main Duties:

  1. Provide matchday physiotherapy coverage at all LCCC Second XI fixtures.
  2. Work within the LCCC Sports Science and Medicine team providing day to day physiotherapy support for professional/academy squads during summer and the academy/EPP squads during winter.
  3. Discuss injury findings/concerns with the Head of Sports Science and Medicine or where appropriate the Club Doctor at the end of the day/match with any medical interventions recorded on the ECB electronic injury database.
  4. Work closely with the Head of Sports Science and Medicine and Club Doctor in the management of complex injuries to ensure the highest quality of evidence-based care for the LCCC professional and Academy players.
  5. Assist the Head of Sports Science and Medicine and S&C coaches to undertake regular musculoskeletal screening and injury risk profiling of the Professional and Academy squad in order to develop individualised personal preparation plans.
  6. Undertake appropriate professional development to enhance and develop knowledge of best practice models of injury prevention and management.
  7. Carry out other duties appropriate to the position of Assistant Physio as required.

Person Specification

Qualifications:

The postholder will ideally have:

Essential

  • Current member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and registration with the Health Professions Council.
  • At least one year post graduate musculoskeletal experience.
  • Advanced DBS check will be a prerequisite for the successful candidate
  • Experience of working with children and proof of safeguarding training
  • An on-going record of CPD with some specific emphasis in sports injury management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • The ability to achieve the ECB accredited advanced life support tr
  • Full Driving Licence.
  • Computer literacy, including MS office and databases.

Desirable

  • Experience of working within Elite sports environment providing physiotherapy and performance services
  • Acupuncture Association or Dry Needling accreditation.
  • Experience of working independently within the elite sports setting.
  • ECB accredited advanced life support training within the past two years.

Personal Attributes, Aptitudes and Abilities:

  • A good understanding of athlete development initiatives and the implications they have on coaching.
  • Ability to evaluate, review, revise and implement new coaching ideas and methods of working.
  • Ability to motivate, persuade, support and influence individuals and organisations.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities and working towards equality standards.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, both written and verbal.
  • A positive attitude with initiative, focus and drive.
  • Patience with an orderly approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to multitask between multiple threads of diverse aspects of work.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work alone and for the overall benefit of LCCC.
  • Ability to work within a team and to contribute to the overall success of the team and LCCC as a whole.
  • Commitment to work to the club standards and within formalised rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

To apply:

If you have the necessary skills and characteristics to meet the challenge, then please email your CV with a covering letter to Jacqui Dean at jacquidean@leicestershireccc.co.uk

Closing Date for applications: Friday 28th January

Interviews: Wednesday 2nd February

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Equal Opportunities in Employment Policy Statement

Leicestershire County Cricket Club will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration, and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality, sexuality, marital status, responsibility for dependents, religion, trade union activity and age.

It is the intention of Leicestershire County Cricket Club that its work force, at all levels, should reflect the composition of the city’s population. To achieve this Leicestershire County Cricket Club will take active and positive steps to eliminate discrimination and to promote equality in employment.

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