• Posted 1 week ago
  • Scunthorpe
  • Full Time
  • Nov 24, 2017

An exciting opportunity has become available at Scunthorpe United Football Club. We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Medical Services to lead our Medical department to develop, organise, co-ordinate and implement physiotherapy services for our First Team playing squad. Duties will include managing the day to day running of the Medical team, implementing injury risk mitigation strategies, application of evidence informed assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and liaising closely with the First Team Manager and Chief Executive to help maximise player availability for training and matches.

The role will be based at the clubs training ground and will include working all first team games, home and away, including overnight stays when necessary.
A detailed job description will be discussed with candidates invited to interview for the role.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

Chartered Physiotherapist with CSP and HCPC registration 
7 years post-graduate experience 
Dynamic innovative approach to their work 
Excellent communication skills 
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team in a time sensitive environment 
Current AREA and/or ATMMiF certificate 
Experience of working in professional sport 

Desirable

Masters in Physiotherapy / Sport & Exercise Medicine or equivalent 
Degree in sport science 
Acupuncture qualification 
Post grad qualification in manual therapy 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Attendance at all first team games, home and away, including overnight stays when required.
• Enhanced DBS check required
• Full driving license

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