Club Doctor

New Malden
Full Time
Competitive
14 / 07

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time First Team Doctor to join our Medical Team predominately based at our Training Ground and forming part of the Team that is dedicated to the First Team.

Full description

You will be responsible for providing medical services which are unrivalled including the provision of elite medical assessments, screening, and treatments for all first team players as required.

Previous extensive experience as a Team Doctor in elite sport within a First Team environment is essential. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provision of medical assessments, screening, and treatments for all first team players as required;
  • Consult with players concerning medical and health related matters and ensure all medical procedures are carried out to the highest standard;
  • Communicate effectively with the Head of Medical to ensure all relevant medical, performance and management staff are appropriately informed;
  • Ensure the required medical cover and services are provided for all home and away matches;
  • Ensure Emergency Action Plans are regularly reviewed so they are relevant, up to date and developed;
  • Deliver a comprehensive Pre-season screening programme for all first team players;
  • Carry out detailed pre-signing medical assessments for all new players;
  • Participate in continuous professional development to ensure that best medical practice is implemented and that a fully integrated medical approach is maintained;
  • Support the in-service training of the multi-disciplinary team and ensure the Club and medical team are kept up to date with relevant medical developments;
  • Deliver medical/health education programmes to players;
  • Maintain highly accurate medical records, ensuring strict medical confidentiality in accordance with the code of professional ethics and data protection legislation;
  • Act as an advisor on all levels of the business with regards to medical issues; and
  • Carry out clinical audits and develop best in practice medical policies and procedures.

Candidates must demonstrate a thorough understanding of musculoskeletal medicine and knowledge and practice of integrated medicine. You will also require postgraduate qualifications in Sports Medicine. Further, this role requires a full UK GMC registration, ATMMiF pitch-side emergency qualification and FA safeguarding.

This role follows the schedule of the First Team therefore, we are looking for a highly flexible individual who is able to change their pattern of work regularly and often with short notice. This is a tremendous opportunity to add value to our Medical Team and be a part of our continued growth and success.

Fulham Football Club is committed to creating a diverse working environment and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability, or gender reassignment.

If you think you can add Value to our Team, please apply by downloading and completing the application form at fulhamfc.com and emailing this along with your CV to ecruitment@fulhamfc.com">recruitment@fulhamfc.com.

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. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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