Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Sports Therapist (Women's and Girls')


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Posting Date

May 9, 2022

Role description

Job Title: Sports Therapist (Women's & Girls)

Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing

Hours: 22 hours per week, hourly paid

Job Type: Fixed Term until 31 May 2023

Closing date: 20 May 2022

Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women's Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women's Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.

The job

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Club and we are looking for a talented Sports Therapist to join us providing medical support to the Women's and Girls department.

What does the day to day look like?

You will be assisting our Lead Physiotherapist and Technical Director to provide appropriate medical services including the prevention and treatment of injury and ensuring that necessary medical support is provided at all training sessions and matchdays. You will ensure the treatment of injuries effectively meet the Clubs commitments to players, coaches and the senior management team through clinical audit and accurate documentation in line with GDPR. You will also be required to produce regular reports regarding the progress of our players within the women's and girls' player pathway.

What we need

The successful candidate must hold the following:

A BSc in Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy
HCPC registration or Society of Sport Therapist registration.
Valid Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) or willingness to undertake.
Valid FA Safeguarding Workshop Certificate
The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check).

Our values

Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in any way with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAAM Brighton value.

Our values are:

Treat People Well
Exceed Expectations
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
What is in it for you?

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:

Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
Free onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel)
Travel discounts
Discounts at the Club superstore
Health benefits including eye care and health & fitness
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Group life protection
Disability Confident

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.

Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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