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Vacancy: Bristol City Women Physiotherapist

Bristol City Women are seeking a Physiotherapist.

ROLE SUMMARY

To lead medical support services for Bristol City Women first team players and deliver on injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. The role includes pitch side support and management of medical equipment.

SALARY AND CONTRACTUAL STATUS

  • Salary: Available on request
  • Position: Permanent full-time 40 hours per week. This role will involve weekend work
  • Location: Stoke Gifford Stadium, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, WISE Campus, BS34 8LP

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To lead in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of all first team players, producing injury rehabilitation programmes for all players
  • Organise, develop and implement a comprehensive movement screening assessment for all first team players and, based upon the movement assessment findings, provide physical improvement stretch and strengthening exercises
  • Lead on a strength and conditioning programme
  • Lead in the education of all players in terms of injury prevention, injury care, healthy lifestyles and drug awareness
  • Test players through Return to Train procedures prior to resuming full training
  • Provide daily reports on player injuries and progress on recovery programmes including an update on injuries after each match and training session
  • Lead the delivery of early, mid, and end stage rehabilitation/conditioning sessions on the grass and in the gym
  • Ensure the management of injuries effectively meets its commitments to the players, coaches, and senior management through the keeping of clinical audits and accurate documentation
  • To liaise with external organisations and to book all scans, consultations, operations and to accompany players to consultation appointments
  • Ensure all medical equipment and procedures are regularly reviewed and maintained

REPORTING TO

  • BCWFC First Team Manager
  • BCWFC Head of Women’s Football
  • BCFC Medical Team

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years post qualification practice in an elite sports environment
  • Experience in planning and delivery of rehabilitation programmes to elite athletes
  • BSc degree in physiotherapy
  • Valid HCPC and CSP registrations
  • Up-to-date full advanced emergency aid qualification - Level 5 ATMIFF
  • Registered (with immediate effect) for work within the UK
  • Valid driving licence

Desirable

  • Postgraduate qualification in Physiotherapy/Rehabilitation or equivalent
  • Experience with PMA or similar software
  • Relevant qualifications in pitch-side trauma management (AREA

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Planning and organising
  • Attention to detail
  • Educate players as well as instruct
  • Communication and influencing
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Motivating others

SAFEGUARDING

Bristol City Women Football Club are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

EQUALITY

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter (no more than two A4 sides) to bcwfcinfo@bristolcitywfc.co.uk outlining why you best fit the specifications for the job role advertised.

CLOSING DATE

Sunday, July 19th (midnight)

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