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James Crawley

James Crawley writes

Posted Wednesday, March 27th 2019

Vacancy: Loan physiotherapist

Bristol City Football Club is seeking a physiotherapist to work with players who are out on loan at other clubs.

Based in Bristol one day a week, the role will be largely remote working, visiting and liaising with players across the UK.

We are seeking a skilled, experienced Physiotherapist who has worked within professional sport and understands the challenges of this industry and has the players’ physical, emotional and mental wellbeing as a priority.  

Working within the medical department this role liaises across the club, working with the football loans manager, physios and sport science from Under-18s to first-team players.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Managing loan player’s injuries and overseeing rehab, in conjunction with Under-23/first-team physios and implementing RTP pathways in line with club policies.
  • Monitoring their data, including match time, training load, gym load, diet and well being and reporting on a weekly basis.
  • Overseeing a checklist of care when the player first goes on loan.
  • Be first point of contact for loan players, develop excellent relationships with each player, including weekly communications and regular on-site visits.
  • Building good relationships with the loan clubs and their MDT.

You will have:

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • HPC registered
  • An understanding of professional football
  • Full driving license
  • Strong communication skills
  • An empathetic and caring approach
  • Be able to work on own initiative and manage diary efficiently
  • Proficient IT skills

We will give you:

  • A competitive salary and package - £27k + bonus and car allowance
  • The opportunity to be part of one of the most unique and exciting organisations in Bristol

If this is you please respond with your CV and a covering letter to gill.holt@bcfc.co.uk. The closing date for applications is April 15th 2019.

Safeguarding Statement:

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

Equality Statement:

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.

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