Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist (CUWFC)

  • Employer Cambridge United Women's Football Club
  • Town / City Cambridge
  • Job Type Part-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 14/12/2021
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Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist (CUWFC)
Reports to: Head of Medical
Salary: Sessional rates; £25 training; £35 home game; £50 away game
Hours: X1 Training Session per week and Match days

Role Summary:

To provide medical support to the Women’s football team, including essential first-aid cover at training sessions and match days as well as providing dedicated injury assessment and management.

Key Job Outcomes:

  • Ensure that the necessary medical support services are present at training sessions and games
  • Ensure that management of injuries effectively meets the Club’s commitment to players
  • Ensure that appropriate recovery and injury prevention strategies are adopted after games and on recovery days
  • Maintain honesty and integrity at all times when working with players at the Club
  • Multi-disciplinary communication with all stake holders

General Accountabilities

  • Be responsible for own safety and not endanger that of colleagues/visitors to the workplace
  • Work in compliance with the Codes of Conduct, Regulations and policies of the Club, and its commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ensure that output and quality of work is of a high standard and complies with current legislation / standards

Essential Criteria

  • Chartered Physiotherapist with professional indemnity insurance OR
  • Certified Sports Therapist / Sports Rehabilitator with professional indemnity insurance
  • FA ITMMiF or recognised equivalent pitch-side emergency care certification
  • Enhanced DBS Check – current

Desirable Criteria

  • Working knowledge and experience of Women’s football
  • Experience of working in a sporting environment

Key Skills

  • Good team player
  • Confidential
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement

This job description sets out the key outcomes required. It does not specify in detail the activities required to achieve these outcomes. As a term of your employment you may reasonably be expected to perform duties of a similar or related nature to those outlined in the job description.

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