PHYSIOTHERAPIST (working with British Swimming) - English Institute of Sport - Salary £28,984 - £36,639 pa pro rata - Closing date 21 June 2021
£28,984 - £36,639 yearly
Interview date30 June 2021Job DescriptionThe successful applicant will provide and develop physiotherapy support services to British Swimming World Class Programme athletes. Working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary athlete support team, this position will underpin strategies to optimise athlete health and wellbeing to minimise time-loss and maximise performance in training and competition. MAIN TASKS AND ACTIVITIES Work with the British Swimming Athlete Health Lead, EIS Technical Lead Physiotherapist and British Swimming and EIS support staff to improve performance through implementing, evaluating and developing physiotherapy services. • Contribute to the development and delivery of athlete health strategies in swimming to optimise performance. • Deliver physiotherapy services to swimming athletes both as individual and group sessions. • Identify and deliver individualised athlete management and rehabilitation programmes and targeted injury risk management strategies to enhance performance in collaboration with the interdisciplinary athlete support team, coaches and athletes. • Ensure that the delivery of the physiotherapy and soft tissue therapy services at British Swimming National Centre (Bath) and for allocated athletes across the British Swimming network, effectively meet their commitments to athletes, coaches and National Governing Bodies. • Utilise the electronic medical records system (PDMS) for accurate record keeping and injury surveillance analysis to inform athlete health decision making. • Provide regular reports for athletes, coaches and other support staff detailing impactful data regarding athlete wellness and availability information. • Participate in the delivery of project work or applied research within British Swimming and across the organisation as appropriate. • Within the rules of professional confidentiality liaise with athletes, parents, coaches and other support staff as appropriate. • Comply with Professional Codes of Conduct, standards and guidelines. • Contribute to knowledge development, aggregation and sharing across the organisation to support the development of world class physiotherapy services and the high-performance system #CollectiveBrilliance. This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.