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Bolton Wanderers FC

Bolton Wanderers FC

Academy Foundation Therapist - Part Time


posting Date

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Jan 14, 2024


About The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Academy Foundation Therapist to join the Academy team.

This is a part time role working 12 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead Clinic based evenings for the Foundation Phase.
Plan and lead rehabilitation of injuries in the Foundation Phase.
Provide pitch side first aid cover for Foundation Phase fixtures and training.
Ensure the first aid equipment is in date, accessible and transported to the appropriatevenues.
When requested, attend before, during and after training/games.
Provide a verbal and written handover for relevant injured players to the appropriate full time and casual medical staff.
Ensuring that any safeguarding and welfare concerns of all Academy players are raised and dealt with in an appropriate manner.
To assist in fitness testing and anthropometric testing of all Academy players.
To maintain up to date medical records.

General Responsibilities:

Be an ambassador of the Group, providing excellent customer service at all times whilst portraying a professional image.
Treat all colleagues as customers, ensuring respectful, positive outcomes across all communications.
Adhere to and abide by all BWFC policies, procedures and guidelines, especially remembering responsibilities to others under EqualOpportunities, Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure.

About The Candidate

Qualifications & Knowledge

Sports Therapy/Sports Rehabilitation/Physiotherapy Undergraduate Degree.
Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) or Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF)
Experience of working with Sports Injuries and/or Paediatric Patients.
Ongoing CPD.


Player Focus:Develops and maintains knowledge of the needs of players and focuses energy and efforts on meeting these needs to create the best possible environment for youth development.
Effective Communication:Communicates confidently and effectively, orally and in writing.
Team Working:Supports others in the achievementof their objectives.
Personal Effectiveness:Develops effective plans to deliver optimum results within agreed timeframes, by the most cost effective route.

About The Club

As a founder member of the Football League (EFL), Bolton Wanderers is a football club that is internationally renowned, having played in all four professional leagues of English football, as well as winning the FA Cup on four occasions.

Following the acquisition of the club in 2019, Football Ventures (Whites) Ltd owns Bolton Wanderers as well as Bolton Stadium Hotel and stewardship of Football Ventures is working towards an exciting and sustainable future. We pride ourselves on doing things differently, with ambitious plans to progress the club in a pragmatic, authentic and inclusive way.

As as equal opportunities employer, Bolton Wanderers Football Club is committedto the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us. BWFC seek to ensure that all children and young people are protected and kept safe from harm while they are with staff and volunteers within Bolton Wanderers activities. Everyone at Bolton Wanderers has a safeguarding responsibility to all work colleagues, fans and any vulnerable adults and children.

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