Physiotherapist / Sport Therapist - Blackheath RFC - Closing date 30 September 2021
Eltham, London SE9, UK
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.