Physiotherapist MSK

Band 6
Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
£40000 - £45000 per annum

Physiotherapist MSK

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JustPhysio are looking for an MSK Physio for their client in North Yorkshire
First Team Head Physiotherapist
2023-2024 (immediate start)
Employment Type:
Full Time
Our client are looking to recruit a full-time Head Physiotherapist to provide and coordinate medical services for all the first-team players within an interdisciplinary approach.
The Head Physiotherapist will work along with the Sports therapist and head of sports science to develop and deliver injury prevention strategies, S&C programmes and deliver rehab to injured players. To help maximise player performance, enhance recovery and reduce the likelihood of injuries within the first team.
Key Responsibilities:
* To provide daily assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of first team players at the FC.
* To provide pitch-side medical cover for first team training sessions. To assist in the provision of emergency first aid during first team fixtures as required.
* To provide injury prevention strategies for first team players, working alongside the sports therapist, Sports Science and Coaches as required.
* To plan, implement, oversee, and review regular anthropometric measurements of first team players throughout the season.
* To liaise with the Sports Therapist and First Team Sports Scientist on the design and delivery of injury prevention and conditioning programs/strategies in line with the long-term physical objectives for first team players.
* Ensure all medical emergency equipment is audited on a weekly basis and serviced in line with manufactures standards.
* To ensure medical consumables are well stocked and lead on further developing existing relationships with external suppliers.
* To collate weekly, monthly, and yearly injury audits for first team players.
* Ensure all medical records are completed and stored in line with HCPC and CSP guidelines.
* Contribute to the CPD and development programme for staff within the Sports Science and Medicine department.
* All employees may be required to undertake any other duties as may be reasonably requested.
Key Requirements:
* Minimum of BSc. (Hons) in Physiotherapy.
* HCPC accredited practitioner.
* Qualification in the FA Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF) or equivalent.
* Excellent communications skills, both written and verbally.
* Confident, self-motivated, and able to work independently under pressure.
* Ability to work collaboratively with players and staff.
* Sound knowledge of manual and soft tissue therapy skills, with experience of dealing with musculoskeletal injury as either a student or qualified practitioner.
* Sound knowledge of injury prevention methods and recovery strategies.
* Ability to educate, advise and motivate individuals.
* Demonstrate up to date knowledge of the current evidence-based practice in Sports Physiotherapy and implement this within practice.
* Candidates must be flexible and be willing to work hours as necessary to carry out their duties. This will include evening and weekend work as required.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
* 2 years' experience working in the medical department of a professional
football/sports club.
* Experience working on the pitch side / matchdays at a professional football club.
* The ability to work calmly under pressure.
* The ability to work effectively and safely, whilst working both independent and as part of a team
* To always adhere to confidently and data protection procedures
* A full UK drivers' licence and access to your own vehicle would be advantageous.
* An understanding of using the FA Anti-doping Whereabouts system.
Desirable Qualities:
* A genuine team player
* Excellent levels of communication
* Takes responsibility for ensuring tasks are completed to a high standard.
* Excellent timekeeping skills
* Hardworking and enthusiastic
If you would be interested in this great opportunity, please email or call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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