Soft Tissue Therapist

London, UK
Full Time
Competitive
26 / 07

 

We are seeking a motivated Soft Tissue Therapist to join our First Team. The individual we are seeking will have experience of working within professional sport and within a multi-disciplinary team. They will have a passion for their work and be motivated, consistent and reliable. Previous experience of working within First Team level within elite sport is ideal, alongside an ITMMiF certification. 

 

Full description

Our Values are simply the things that are most important to us and will be demonstrated through the way in which we behave in achieving our business objectives. Our people are at the centre of the delivery of our Club Values.

The positions purpose is to provide therapy services for the first team squad within an interdisciplinary approach. Working within the medical and performance team to help reduce injury and enhance physical performance of the 1st team squad.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To assist and collaborate with the Head of Medical and all First Team Medical and Performance staff in relation to all aspects of performance therapy, injury prevention and rehabilitation of first team players.
  • Perform treatments and assist in the rehabilitation of injuries sustained by the first team players.
  • Assist in the undertaking of the screening of the playing squad during the season to help identify individual priority areas for injury prevention therapy and exercise.
  • Use a variety of effective manual therapy techniques on the first team players to help reduce injury risk and enhance rehabilitation from injury.
  • Provide and assist in recovery strategies for 1st team players
  • Work as part of the match day medical team, to prepare the players for games and provide immediate emergency first aid care if required.
  • Keep accurate records of all injuries, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation sessions and record them on the medical database.
  • Undertake training and CPD in order to keep up to date with current relevant research and developments in sports medicine and participate in the club in-service training.
  • Assist in compiling detailed injury information for in-season phase reviews and end of season injury audits.
  • Ensure all home/away matches are appropriately packed with medical and emergency equipment in collaboration with medical team

Safeguarding

Fulham Football Club acknowledges that everyone has a responsibility for the wellbeing and safety of children, young people and adults at risk who are under the Club’s care or utilising the Club’s facilities.

As part of Fulham Football Club’s commitment to providing a safe environment for children and adults at risk the Club requires all staff in child, young person and ‘adult at risk’ facing roles:

• To be clear about the clubs responsibilities when running activities for these groups;

• Will have read and understood the suite of safeguarding policies including safeguarding children policy, adults at risk policy, anti-bullying policy, whistleblowing and equality policy;

• Understand and promote staff and players code of conduct;

• Will understand how to refer a concern;

• To be consistent role models;

• To complete the Fulham safer Working Practice Workshop as part of induction and the FA Safeguarding Children workshop; and

• To monitor repeated incidents of poor behaviour and liaise with their DSO or Head of Safeguarding.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to supporting an environment where all staff have a personal responsibility to uphold the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy by treating fellow employees, prospective employees, casual workers, prospective casual workers, players, prospective players and customers fairly and impartially.

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