We are looking to recruit an experienced, committed, knowledgeable and highly motivated physiotherapist to undertake the full-time role of Head of Academy Football Science & Medicine. The successful candidate will have experience working within performance sport and will have a clear understanding of athletic development in the adolescent football player.
Reporting in the first instance to the Head of Football Science and Medicine the post holder will have a specific responsibility, as part of the academy management team, leading the design, planning and delivery of a cohesive systematic provision of sports medicine and science across all aspects of the academy football operation, ensuring that the department attains all criteria for Academy status as part of ‘Project Brave.’ Alongside a lead clinical role in the provision of physiotherapy services to the development squad, you will also support the delivery to the 1st Team and oversee the Academy physiotherapy service.
In conjunction with colleagues from the Performance Department you will work to ensure that players at all levels of the academy are appropriately supported to optimise their performance in training and competition.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (2:1 min)
MSc in Strength & Conditioning, Sport Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise Medicine or equivalent (at the latest to be completed by the end of 2017 academic year)
AREA First Aid Qualification/Equivalent
Membership of ACPSEM (Bronze, Silver or Gold)
Sports Massage/Soft Tissue Therapy Qualification(s)/Skills
Demonstrate an understanding of kinetic control principles.
If you are interested in the role, please contact email@example.com for a more detailed job description.
Please apply with a covering letter (no more than 1 side of A4) stating your reasons for applying and the unique qualities you can bring to the role. In addition, please include an up-to-date CV (no more than 2 sides of A4).
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1pm on Friday 31st March 2017.
Only applicants short listed for interview will be contacted.