Football Physiotherapist (9-10 hrs per week) - Watford Ladies FC - £15 - £20 per hour - Closing date 13 August 2021
£15 - £20 yearly
JOB PURPOSE/MAIN OBJECTIVE Is to improve players’ quality of life, reduce pain and increase flexibility, strength and movement, using a range of physical therapy and rehabilitation techniques. Working on a part-time basis, approximately 9 - 10 hours per week This position will be onsite at the clubs’ training facilities at Parmiters Sports complex, Watford and Queens school, Bushey and will provide the incumbent with an opportunity to build a private client base.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Monitoring players’ progress against the treatment or recovery plan. • Evaluating the medical history and the movement and functional abilities of new patients • Developing treatment plans based on medical diagnoses and prescriptions • Providing patients with massage therapy to relieve soft tissue pain • Mobilising and manipulating muscles and joints • Providing treatment using physiotherapy and rehabilitation • Giving patients exercises designed to strengthen and increase their motor abilities • Showing patients exercises that they can perform on their own at home (and correcting any incorrect posture / movements) • Motivating patients to develop their strength and perform exercises by themselves without supervision • Helping patients with the recovery process • Keeping updated patient records detailing all therapy provided (i.e. treatment and results) • Adjusting plans and prescribing new treatment, where necessary
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum of [1-2] years’ experience. • Knowledge of various forms of physical therapy (e.g. manipulation, massage therapy, postural therapy) • Knowledge of equipment-based therapy, such as laser therapy, magnet therapy, ultrasound therapy, etc. • Ability to apply pain alleviation methods. • Ability to provide physiotherapy treatment without supervision. • Physical strength and stamina • Empathy and an aptitude for interpersonal relations • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. • Flexible approach to working hours.