Senior Squad/ Academy Physiotherapist Northampton Cricket Club

Senior Squad / Academy Physiotherapist
Organisation: Northamptonshire County Cricket Club
Location: The County Ground, Abington Avenue, Northampton, NN1 4PR
Salary: £20k – 25k pa (based on experience) plus expenses
Contract Type: Full-Time In-Season (April-September)/ Part-Time Off-Season (October-March)
Report to: Head Physiotherapist
Closing Date: Friday 23rd February 2018
Interview Date: Thursday 1st March 2018
Start Date: 1st April 2018 (or prior to this date if available)
How to apply: Email your cover letter and CV to Head Physiotherapist Barry Goudriaan on
An opportunity has opened up for a motivated and driven Physiotherapist to join our ambitious Sports Science and Medicine Team at Northamptonshire County Cricket Club.
Job Description:
Role Summary: The Physiotherapist will be working closely alongside Head Physiotherapist and Chief Medical Officer in looking after the overall medical care, rehabilitation and injury prevention programmes of all Professional and Academy playing staff.
Key Responsibilities: Providing physiotherapy cover for home and away matches for Second Eleven, First Eleven and some Academy matches as required over the season. Provision as well on all Senior Squad & Academy practice days (In-Season) and cover of the Sports Injury Clinic. The Physiotherapist will be required for two monthly Sunday Academy Sessions between November and March.
Duties include:
Responsibility for respecting the players’ confidentiality at all times. The Physiotherapist will not pass on any information regarding the injury/ illness to any other person within Northamptonshire County Cricket Club or elsewhere without the players’ consent.
Liaise closely with the Head Physiotherapist regarding assessment outcomes and treatment objectives for the players on a daily basis.
Coordinating Return-to-Competition programmes with the Head Physiotherapist and the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
The Physiotherapist reports assessment and treatment results, in full, of Professional and Academy players on the electronic note keeping system (The Cricket Squad) provided by the ECB.
To perform Academy Squad musculoskeletal and movement screening/ profiling of Academy Squad.
Assist with musculoskeletal and movement screening/ profiling of Senior Squad.
Assist the Head Physiotherapist/Science and Medicine Lead with the annual ECB Science and Medicine Audit.
Participate in the annual ECB CPD seminars and contribute to the ongoing CPD programme of our Science and Medicine Department to keep abreast of best practice.
Maintaining good working relationships with all playing staff, Head Physiotherapist, Head Strength and Conditioning, Chief Medical Officer, Performance Coaches and ECB Medical Staff.
To carry out any other duties that may be required by management and are within the capabilities.
Essential requirements:
Bachelors Physiotherapy Degree.
Current registration with the HCPC and current accreditation and membership with the CSP.
In-date Advance Life Support and Trauma Management qualification.
Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
A minimum of three years’ experience in provision of Physiotherapy services to elite and Academy/Age-Group athletes.
Flexibility to work days / hours and willing to be available on occasional weekends.
Own transport.
Desirable requirements:
A postgraduate qualification specialising in Sports Physiotherapy/ Sports and Exercise Medicine or equivalent.
Having worked in and/or experience with cricket.
Preparing and delivering peer reviewed conference presentations or journal articles in the past two years.
Preparing and delivering a presentation at a formal CPD course (i.e. externally ratified with paying attendees) in the past two years.