Casual Academy Sports Therapist / Physiotherapist

Swansea
Part Time
Competitive
7 / 07

Swansea City AFC are looking to recruit Casual Academy Sports Therapist / Physiotherapists.

Full description

JOB TITLE Casual Academy Sports Therapist / Physiotherapist

DEPARTMENT Academy

RESPONSIBLE TO Head of Academy Medical and Performance

SALARY £61 per home fixture / £123 per away fixture / 1.5x Match Fee for Tournaments & Triangular Fixtures / Hourly rate for clinic cover

WORK FLEXIBILITY This is a casual position which will involve working irregular hours; evenings, weekends and bank holidays for home and away fixtures.

JOB SUMMARY

Swansea City AFC are looking to hire Casual Physiotherapists/ Sports Therapists to assist with the Academy games programme. This will include both home and away fixtures. We are also looking to recruit regional therapists in London, Midlands, and North West (Manchester region).

There will also be opportunities to support in the evening Injury Clinic, assessing injuries and delivering rehabilitation sessions. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop professionally within a sports setting.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Applicants must either be a Physiotherapist with full HCPC and CSP membership, a Sports Therapist with full Society of Sports Therapists membership or a Sports Rehab Therapist with full BASRaT membership. Successful applicants must also hold (or be able to attain) one of the following pitch side emergency medical qualifications:

  • RFU Pre-Hospital Care in Sport (PHICIS 3)
  • FA Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF)
  • UEFA recognised Sports Promote Course.

This is a casual part time role within the academy, with the majority of work falling in the evening and on weekends and primarily focusing on cover of the U9-14 age groups.

Successful applicants will be expected to make their own way to local games.

Core Duties

  • Diagnosis and treatment of injuries pitch side
  • Early injury management advice
  • Trauma management
  • Communication with Head of Academy Medical & Performance to update on any injuries sustained during games

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK REQUIREMENT

This role will require an Enhanced DBS Check.

Person Specification

Essential

  • BSc Physiotherapy/ Sports Therapy
  • Registered with HCPC and CSP or SST/BASRaT.
  • FA ITMMiF or equivalent
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Willing to travel to games

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working in a paediatric sporting environment

GENERAL STATEMENT

Should an adequate number of applications be received prior to the closing date, Swansea City AFC reserve the right to remove this advert.

Due to a high demand in applications the Club will be unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview.

SAFEGUARDING & WELFARE

The Company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people involved in activities and event at the Company. As part of the Company’s recruitment and selection process any offers of work involving working in regulated activity with children are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure and barred list check (depending on the level of supervision, frequency, and nature of contact with children).

The Company may also conduct online searches of candidates who have been shortlisted as part of its safer recruitment procedures. Appropriate references will be required.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT

Swansea City AFC strives to ensure it provides an environment where everyone's rights, dignity and individual worth is respected and takes a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity is an integral part of our recruitment and selection process, and we welcome applications from all individuals who feel they meet the core requirements of the role.

We are particularly encouraging applications from women, disabled people and individuals from diverse ethnic communities who are currently under-represented within the

organisation.

All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.


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