Head Physiotherapist

Recruiter
Chesterfield FC
Location
Walton
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has become available at the Proact Stadium. We are currently looking to recruit a head physiotherapist to lead our Medical department to develop, organise, co-ordinate and implement physiotherapy services for our professional playing squad.

Duties will include managing the day to day running of the Medical team, implementing injury risk mitigation strategies, application of evidence informed assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and liaising closely with the first-team manager and chief executive to help maximise player availability for training and matches.

The role will be based at the Proact Stadium and Training Ground and will include working all first team games, home and away, including overnight stays when necessary. A detailed job description will be discussed with candidates invited to interview for the role.

Closing date for applications is Friday, January 12, 2018. Should any applicant not have received a reply by Monday, January 22, then it is to be assumed they have not been shortlisted for an interview.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

Chartered Physiotherapist with CSP and HCPC registration

Seven years' post-graduate experience

Dynamic innovative approach to their work

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team in a time-sensitive environment

Current AREA and/or ATMMiF certificate

Experience of working in professional sport

Desirable:

Masters in Physiotherapy/Sport & Exercise Medicine or equivalent

Degree in sports science

Acupuncture qualification

Post-grad qualification in manual therapy

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Attendance at all first team games, home and away, including overnight stays when required.

Enhanced DBS check required

Full driving licence