Chartered Physiotherapist – Casual - Manchester United Foundation - Closing 9th April

We have an exciting new opportunity for the casual position of a Physiotherapist within our Regional Talent Club. The main responsibility of this role will be to deliver physiotherapy services to all players involved in the Girls’ Regional Talent Club.  Promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all girls within the centre.  Work within the Code of Conduct and Good Practice of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience. With a keen interest in sport, the candidate should possess a dynamic personality, excellent communication skills with the ability to work with key partners and to develop good relationships with players, parents and delivery staff. Applicant will have a Current Physiotherapy Degree and the Basic First Aid for Sport Certificate.

Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level. It is a criminal offence for a barred person to attempt to engage with vulnerable groups.

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 “Manchester United Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work place.”

Job Title:                       Chartered Physiotherapist – Casual

Responsible to:            Girls’ Regional Talent Club Manager

Location:                        Manchester United Foundation

Hours:                            10-12 hours per week

Salary:                            Hourly rate of pay will be commensurate with qualification and experience

Description

Reporting to the Girls’ Regional Talent Club Manager, the main responsibility of this role will be to deliver physiotherapy services to all players involved in the Girls’ Regional Talent Club.  Promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all girls within the centre.  Work within the Code of Conduct and Good Practice of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience. With a keen interest in sport, the candidate should possess a dynamic personality, excellent communication skills with the ability to work with key partners and to develop good relationships with players, parents and delivery staff. Applicant will have a Current Physiotherapy Degree and an FA Basic First Aid for Sport Certificate.

Manchester United Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work place.

Purpose

To deliver physiotherapy services to all players involved in the Girls’ Regional Talent Club.  Promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all girls within the centre.  Work within the Code of Conduct and Good Practice of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Key Responsibilities

The welfare of players within the Regional Talent Club

Providing assessment, treatment and functional rehabilitation of injured players

Clinical decision making process (fitness of player to train or play)

Player education (injury prevention)

Continuing Professional Development

Communication regarding injury status and rehabilitation of players to coaching staff and parents.

Medical records. All notes and records must be kept securely.  All medical records         must meet the standards set by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

Confidentiality. The physiotherapist must at all times abide by the CSP Rules of Professional Conduct

Must be available at training sessions and attend all matches, home and away

Person Specification

 Qualifications

Current Physiotherapy Degree

Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate

FA Basic First Aid for Sport Certificate

Essentials

An accepted DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)

Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Health Professions Council

Have knowledge and understanding of child development and be sensitive to children’s needs

Evidence of continuing education in sports medicine

Previous experience in, and appropriate skills for, the delivery of musculoskeletal physiotherapy

Have knowledge and understanding of youth player musculoskeletal development

Willingness to work evenings and weekends

Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds

Ability to travel independently

Ability to work in a team environment

Desirable

Understanding of the FA Girls’ England Talent Pathway

Knowledge and understanding of working with young players

Previous experience of working in sport

Ability to organise and prioritise own workload

Customer Service       

Identify and meet the needs of colleagues and our customers, focusing on initiating and welcoming contact and communication whilst striving to deliver first class customer service.

Recognise potential complaint situations and make effective steps to avoid and / or resolve these situations.

Self Development

To undertake any necessary internal or external training sessions in accordance with the Company’s Performance and Development Review Policy and to take personal responsibility to seek opportunities to develop yourself and to realise your own potential.

To assist with the provision of the training and development of colleagues as required.

Team Work

Ensure effective communication within your work team and actively offer support and guidance as necessary.

Security / Stock Control

Ensure compliance with all of the Company’s security, stock control, loss prevention and key holder procedures.

Equal Opportunities and Harassment

Ensure understanding, awareness and compliance with the Company’s Equal Opportunities and Harassment Policies.

Hours of Work

The employee is required to work 10 – 12 hours per week during the season. Hours of work should be planned in accordance with the demands of the business.

This document is a guide only. The employee must undertake any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Girls’ Regional Talent Club Manager and Executive Management from time to time.