Sep 03, 2021

Blackheath RFC - Blackheath - Closing date 30 September 2021

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  • Eltham, London SE9, UK
Part time

Job Description

Interview date1 October 2021Job DescriptionAn exciting opportunity has become available to join Blackheath RFC. Blackheath is
the oldest club in rugby history and is a highly competitive National One club. This is
an exciting role for an individual who wants the opportunity to join our Medical team
in order to deliver high-quality physiotherapy.
This role will see the successful applicant work primarily with the second team, but
with opportunities with the first team. They will need to have excellent
communication and teamwork skills in order to work collaboratively with the Medical
and Coaching team. This position would be ideal for a recent graduate who is highly
motivated with a desire to develop as a clinician within sport.
Key Responsibilities:
- Providing evidence-based assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and prehabilitation
programmes
- Manage a player caseload effectively and efficiently
- Liaise and communicate closely with the Medical and Coaching Team in respect to
injured players, their availability and rehabilitative plans.
- Maintain professional and RFU minimum standards, confidentiality, continued
professional development and record keeping in line with registration guidelines.
- Ability to work irregular, unsociable and flexible hours, including evenings and
weekends (Saturday game, with occasional Tuesday/Thursday evenings)
- Contribute to the in-service training programme and CPD sessions for staff and
students.
- Any other administrative, medical cover or assistance for ongoing treatment and
management of players.
Essential:
- BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, sports therapy, sports rehabilitation

- Holds Independent Professional Indemnity Insurance
- Holds or meets requirements to attend PHICIS Pitchside Qualification (or
equivalent pitchside qualification
- MSK experience
Ideal:
- At least one year of experience working within sport
- Experience working with athletes
Personal Attributes:
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills
- Ability to work both independently as a sole practitioner and collaboratively with
players in a variety of environments and settings
- Sound clinical reasoning and decision-making skills
- Desire to learn and develop and contribute to the medical team
- Able to demonstrate strength and conditioning principles in line with return to play
criteria.


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