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Fulham Football Club

Fulham Football Club

Academy Doctor

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posting Date

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England

Academy

Feb 27, 2024

ROLE DESCRIPTION

GENERAL
Our Values are simply the things that are most important to us and will be demonstrated through the way in which we behave in achieving our business objectives. Our people are at the centre of the delivery of our Club Values.

Position purpose
- To co-lead the provision of medical services for the Academy squads within an
interdisciplinary approach.

- To work closely with the head of the department, physiotherapists and other
doctors to manage injury rehabilitation plans

- Provide leadership, administrative and management services for the Academy
Sports Medicine Department








Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Work with Academy medical staff in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of all injuries sustained within the Academy, predominately within the PDP phase.
- Provide 2 weekly morning clinics at the training ground (Wednesdays and Fridays)
- Remote out of hours access will be necessary as required
- Help with match day medical provision for U23 and U18 home games as part of our pool of doctors
- To liaise with the head of department, doctors, physiotherapists, sports scientist, nutritionist, sports therapist, psychologists and other members of the medical
team, regarding player performance, assessment and rehabilitation of injury and return to play.
- Keep accurate up to date medical records of all clinical encounters with injures players, and record them on the club medical database.
- Lead on Covid-19 management activities
- Take an active leading role in clinical governance, including cardiac screening, concussion management, medical screening, drug management (e.g. anti-doping,
prescribing) and emergency activities (e.g. defibrillator database and green bag equipment)
- Liaise with medical and surgical specialists as required (e.g. orthopaedic surgeons,
radiologists)
- Maintain excellent communication and inter-departmental collaboration with all other facets of the Academy to ensure that the standards expected are upheld at
all times
- Participate and deliver CPD sessions within the team, contributing to the research and development aspect of paediatric sports medicine within FFC elite
development programme.

SAFEGUARDING
Fulham Football Club acknowledges that everyone has a responsibility for the wellbeing and safety of children, young people and adults at risk who are under the Club care or utilising the Club facilities.
As part of Fulham Football Club commitment to providing a safe environment for children and adults at risk the Club requires all staff in child, young person and ‘adult at risk’ facing roles:
• To be clear about the clubs responsibilities when running activities for these groups;
• Will have read and understood the suite of safeguarding policies including safeguarding children policy, adults at risk
policy, anti-bullying policy, whistleblowing and equality policy;
• Understand and promote staff and players code of conduct;
• Will understand how to refer a concern;
• To be consistent role models;
• To complete the Fulham safer Working Practice Workshop as part of induction and the FA Safeguarding Children
workshop; and
• To monitor repeated incidents of poor behaviour and liaise with their DSO or Head of Safeguarding

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