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Senior Academy Physiotherapist

Senior Academy Physiotherapist, Nottingham

NOTTS COUNTY FOOTBALL CLUB 

REPORTING TO: Academy Manager

CONTRACT: Permanent – subject to 3 months probationary period

HOURS OF WORK: Nominal 40 hour working week

LOCATION: Meadow Lane, Nottingham

An excellent opportunity to play your part in Notts County’s continued success and join us at a crucial time in our growth and development. As Academy Physiotherapist, you will work within an innovative Academy at a League Two Football Club. 

Your professional qualifications must be complimented by an applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physiotherapy and rehabilitation in order to deliver the requirements of the role. Experience of working within elite sports and/or football would be a distinct advantage.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide pitch side medical cover and home and away fixtures across the Foundation and Youth Development phase age groups.
  • Record and update medical records using the PMA system
  • Provide and implement injury rehabilitation protocols for injured players 
  • Assist in the provision of the medical screening, movement analysis and other fitness testing as per the club’s requirements for EPPP
  • Liaise with the Full Time Academy Medical Staff regarding the management of injured players
  • Engage in Continued Professional Development (CPD) inclusive of periodical trauma and CPD evenings. 
  • Attend first team home matches and CPD sessions as part of Notts County Football Club’s medical provision


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

  • Minimum BSc Physiotherapy/Sport Therapist/Rehabilitator with CSP/SST/BASRaT accreditation 
  • IFAS qualification or equivalent first aid qualification
  • Full UK driving licence 
  • Experience of using the PMA System 
  • Experience in working under the Elite Player Performance Plan Guidelines (EPPP)
  • Recent and Relevant Experience in a sporting environment 
  • Experience in working in a team sport


PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

  • Motivated, energised and passionate about working within an Academy setting
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours
  • Committed to supporting player development from a physiotherapy platform
  • Flexibility to working hours as 
  • Valid Safeguarding certificate


This is a full time and permanent role and is based at the Club’s offices at Meadow Lane, Nottingham.  The post holder will be required to perform their duties and/or additional work, or attend training outside of normal office hours and/or in different locations.

HOW TO APPLY

If you wish to apply for this role please submit a CV and covering letter to Beverley Markland, Group HR Director at Meadow Lane, Nottingham NG2 3HJ or by email to Beverley.markland@nottscountyfc.co.ukbefore the closing date.

CLOSING DATE

The deadline for all applications will be Friday 23 August 2019.

Any applications received after this date will not be considered for the role.

Applications must be supported by a letter detailing why the applicant believes they are a suitable candidate for the post and be accompanied with an up to date CV.

The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to two professional/personal references to the satisfaction of Notts County Football Club.  

Notts County Football Club is an equal opportunity employer.  Notts County Football Club is committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants.  The employer aims to create a working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassments and in which all decisions are based on merit. 

It is Notts County Football Club’s policy to treat all workers and job applicants equally and fairly irrespective of their sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, culture, religion, age or disability.