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JOB VACANCY: LEAD ACADEMY PHYSIOTHERAPIST

16 November 2016

An exciting opportunity to join the medical department at the club...

Job Title: Lead Academy Physiotherapist
Salary: to be discussed at interview
Reports to: Head of Academy Sport Science and Medicine
Accountable to: Head of Sport Science and Medicine & Academy Manager

Job location:
 • Walsall Football Club, Banks Stadium, Besot Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4SA.
 • You will be expected to travel as is deemed necessary by WFC to fulfil your job requirements.

Hours of work:
• A minimum of 37.5 hours per week
• Flexibility in this role is essential – ability to work irregular and unsocial hours as required. Work may be subject to change with less than 24 hours notice on occasions.
• Work will regularly be outside ‘normal’ working hours, in evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Job Description:
• A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen in Walsall FC's Academy. Walsall Football Club is looking for a hard-working and enthusiastic Physiotherapist to compliment our Academy Medical Department

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead the provision of physiotherapy services to all players in the U18 squad
• Provide physiotherapy match day cover and advanced medical care for all U18 squad fixtures and other academy games when required
• Oversee the Academy therapists in the assessment and rehabilitation of injured schoolboy players (U9-16s). • Assist the 1st Team Head of Medical Department at all reserve team fixtures
• Play an active role within the pre-signing medical of all Academy scholar players, liaising closely with the Academy Doctor and 1st Team physiotherapists
 • Accompany players to medical consultations at short notice, ensuring the player receives optimal care and advice at all times
• Assist the Head of Academy Sport Science and Medical Department in reviewing and updating the Academy Performance Plan to maintain EPPP category three status.
• Manage all injury notes on the PMA system.

Personal Specification
Essential:
• BSc Hons Physiotherapy
• HPC registered
• CSP registered
• Full UK driving license and car

Desirable:
• Advanced pitch side first aid qualification (IFAS)

How to apply?
Send your CV and A4 Covering Letter to dean.harris@walsallfc.co.uk

Closing Date
5pm on Friday 25th November

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