Peterborough United

Academy Physiotherapist

Peterborough United

Location

Peterborough

Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date

Physiotherapy

Jun 25, 2021

Role description

Peterborough United are looking to appoint two members of full-time staff to its Academy Performance Support Department to support its move to Category 2 status.

The roles are

• Senior Academy Physiotherapist

• Academy Physiotherapist



An exciting opportunity has become available for Chartered Physiotherapists to become important members of Peterborough United Academy’s Medical team.



Main Responsibilities include:

The Senior Academy Physio will have line management responsibilities for all medical staff and will report to the Head of Performance Support.

• Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation of injured academy players.

• Training, Matchday & Tournament medical cover for U18 and U23 players, and other age groups when necessary

• Organisation of medical cover for Academy Schoolboy Matchdays

• Management of part-time Therapists

• Organisation and delivery of medical screening as part of the process to aid the reduction of injury risks

• Take an active role in the collection and monitoring of growth & maturation data, including guidance on intervention when necessary

• Continually evolve and develop department policies in line with current research, guidelines & practice

• Integrate within and drive a culture of high performance; with individual development at the forefront of all planning.



Person Specification:

The ideal candidates will have skills and experience in the following areas:

Essential (E) Desirable (D)

Education/Qualifications/Experience:

• BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (E)

• Post graduate qualification in a relevant field (D)

• HCPC Registration (E)

• ATMMIF qualification (E)



Skills and Experience:

Previous experience of working with elite young athletes (E)

• Experience of planning and delivering treatment & rehabilitation of sports injuries (E)

• Experience working within a Football Academy (D)

• Experience of managing staff (D)

• Experience using PMA (D)

• Effective and appropriate communication skills, ability to build key relationships (E)

• Good understanding of growth & maturation and its implications on the development of athletes (E)

• Good understanding of the expectations of a Category 2 Academy in line with EPPP requirements(D)



Closing date for applications is midday Saturday 26th June.