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Barnsley FC

Barnsley FC

Casual Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist


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Jun 6, 2024


About the job
Main duties

The assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of the U9-16 Academy players under the guidance of the current U9-16 Full-Time Academy Sports Therapist.
Provide medical cover for injury clinics, training sessions and match-days for the U9-16s.
Communicate effectively to the player, Academy Sports Therapists/ Physiotherapists, coaches and parents regarding updates on player’s injuries and return to play dates.
To liaise with the Full- Time Academy Sports Therapist/ Physiotherapists/ Club Doctor/ Psychologist regarding referrals to GP’s, consultants, A&E where applicable.
Maintain up to date notes about player’s injuries in line with professional governing body.
Follow the club’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for training and games and ensure it’s communicated to coaching staff regularly.
Work effectively as an MDT with other casual / part time staff such as sports science and strength and conditioning interns to ensure a multidisciplinary approach has been utilised for all players.
Be committed to regularly undertake independent CPD and attend / contribute to in-house CPD.

Person specification

Demonstrates enthusiasm and is committed to developing as a practitioner.
Effective at preparing, planning, and implementing rehab plans and schedules.
Dynamic, hardworking, and enthusiastic.
Proactive decision maker with excellent communication skills.
Flexibility and willingness to learn.
Understands and works in line with Health & Safety principles and practices.
Adhere to protocol and respect confidentiality in all matters, protecting any data relating to the area of work in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018
Consistently demonstrate high standards of professionalism
Be committed to personal & professional development
Demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
Be always respectful of others and behave in a non-discriminatory manner as per the Equality Act 2010


BSc / MSc degree in Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy
Must have a full and in-date membership / registration with; Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or Society of Sports Therapists (SST)
FA Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF) Certificate, or equivalent
FA Children’s Safeguarding Course (to be completed if successful if not already held).

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive, and the post holder is also required to undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required by the lead physiotherapist or any other senior leader/director within the club, appropriate to the level of the post.

To apply, please go to: Casual Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist in Barnsley - EFL (English Football League

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