Academy Head of Physiotherapy - Rotherham United Football Club - Closing date 18 May 2021

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  • Rotherham, UK
  • May 02, 2021
Full time Physiotherapist

Job Description

Job Title: Academy Head of Physiotherapy
Reporting to: Academy Manager
Location: Rotherham United Football Club Academy
Reporting to – Academy Manager
Essential - BSc (Physio) or relevant undergraduate degree.
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and member of the Health Professions Council of the UK.
Driving Licence.
Experience working with paediatrics in a clinical or sporting environment
Desirable - ATMIFF
Sports Massage Diploma
Role - The job role consists of overseeing medical services to the Academy players and or as required by the Academy Manager
Manage the part time Academy physiotherapists to ensure cover at every training session and match days home and away.
Provide medical cover at the sessions if the part time physiotherapists are unavailable.
Deliver medical CPD program as required.
Overseeing and providing medical provisions to the youth team (U18s) and Academy at RUFC on a day to day, full time basis. That being the assessment, treatment, appropriate referral and rehab of injuries, producing and implementing injury prevention programmes and strategies, both individually and for the team as a whole.
Liaising with all outside partners as deemed relevant to the role such PFS / FA / EFL or PL and clubs.
The screening and assessment of players to identify problems areas and thereby improve injury prevention strategies.
Provide match day medical cover to the youth team for every match home and away.
Maintain and manage medical notes and information as such for fit and proper purpose for the Academy using the PMA.
Maintain and manage medical stock, supplies and the medical budget for the Academy.
To report on any and all medical matters to the appropriate people.
Drive the club minibus as required.

Equal Opportunities:
The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.
Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and a signatory to the new FA Football Leadership Diversity Code and all applicants for employment will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin.

These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post. This post requires a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant must be prepared to submit a CRC application if they do not hold and FA CRC Certificate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Information on all convictions including spent convictions must be declared, in line with the new Government Filtering System.
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Please complete the application form that can be found on the Club website and return via Indeed with your CV:

Unfortunately your application may not be processed without a completed application form being returned to the Club.

Rotherham United takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk are safeguarded at all times when engaging in Club activities or services. The club has numerous safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines to support this and expects all employees to adopt such policies and practices at all times.
The club adheres to strict guidelines, policies and procedures when recruiting staff who work with children and/or adults at risk and is committed to ensuring staff receive appropriate safeguarding training suitable to their role/s. Successful applicants are expected to share the club’s approach to safeguarding at all times.
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Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Closing date Wednesday 5th May 2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
COVID-19 considerations:
Face masks must be worn on site and Covid19 principles must be followed


How to apply Please complete the application form that can be found on the Club website and return via Indeed with your CV: