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physiotherapist/sports therapist

3 weeks ago

Barnsley FC

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Job Description

Barnsley Football Club encourages equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are looking to employ a number Part-Time Academy Physiotherapists or Sports Therapists to join our medical department.

The successful candidate will provide medical provision for the U9-U16 Academy players, including clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injured players during evening clinics, training and match days.

This role requires a passion for working in sport, flexibility, and willingness to work evenings and weekends in accordance with the needs of the Club. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to build professional relationships.

If you have the specific qualifications, experience, and desired personal attributes to successfully fulfil this role, please ensure that your application details how you would match our requirements. Further information regarding the role, and the personal and professional attributes we require, is contained in the job description and person specification for the role. Any additional information is available on request.

Essential Criteria:

  • BSc/ MSc degree in Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy

  • Must have a full and in-date membership/ registration with:

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

  • Sports Therapy Association (STA)

  • The FA - Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMIF) Qualification

  • A clear enhanced DBS check

  • Full valid driver’s license

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends – including bank holidays/ school holidays

  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Desirable Criteria:

  • Competent in the use of IT software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience of working with athletes or paediatrics

  • Knowledge of EPPP

  • Experience in the use of PMA

  • Lives close to the Barnsley area

  • FA Safeguarding Course

Key Responsibilities:

  • The assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of the U9-16 Academy players under the guidance of the current U9-16 Full-Time Academy Sports Therapist.

  • Provide medical cover for injury clinics, training sessions and match-days for the U9-16s.

  • Communicate effectively to the player, Academy Sports Therapists/ Physiotherapists, coaches, parents, and schools regarding updates on player’s injuries and return to play dates.

  • To liaise with the Full- Time Academy Sports Therapist/ Physiotherapists/ Club Doctor regarding referrals to GP’s, consultants, A&E where applicable.

  • Maintain up to date notes about player’s injuries on the clubs PMA database in line with professional governing body.

  • Follow the club’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for training and games.

  • Work effectively as a team with other part time staff such as sports science to ensure a multidisciplinary approach has been utilised for all players.

  • Ensure you are flexible to work at least one evening clinic per week and two weekend matches per month.

  • To engage in the club’s staff appraisal process to ensure high standards are being continuously met.

  • To be aware of the club’s safeguarding policies and the club safeguarding officer to report any issues.

  • Be committed to regularly undertake CPD and attend any events at the club to aid development.

  • To comply with the club’s policies and procedures in the Staff Handbook.

Person specification:

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and is committed to developing as a practitioner.

  • Effective at preparing, planning, and implementing rehab plans and schedules.

  • Dynamic, hardworking, and enthusiastic individual.

  • Proactive decision maker with excellent communication skills.

  • Takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work and maintaining standards.

  • Is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths, and areas for improvement.

  • Displays a high level of confidentiality.

  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.

  • Understands Health & Safety principles and practices.

Please send your CV and Cover letter to Email.

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Job TypePart time
QualificationsChartered Physiotherapist


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