St Albans City FC

St Albans City FC

First Team Therapist

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Country

Role Type

England

First Team

Posting Date

Jun 6, 2022

Role description

An exciting part time opportunity has arisen within the St Albans City FC medical department for a hard-working individual who is passionate about developing athletes.


Working within a first team set up, the chosen applicant will work alongside the Head of Medical and other part time therapists to provide excellent evidence-based care to the players in the first team. This will include providing medical services on match days.


This is an ideal role for a qualified sports therapist or physiotherapist looking to gain experience in a footballing environment.


Reports to:

Head of Medical


Main Duties:

Liaising with the Head of Medical to optimise assessment and treatment of injured players.
Liaising effectively with the coaching staff to keep them informed on player availability.
Assisting with prehab and rehab within the team
Assisting in clinics to assess and treat injured players effectively and efficiently.
Provide pitch side trauma cover during training sessions and matches.
Keep thorough and up to date clinical notes.

Qualifications:

BSc Physiotherapy/Sports Therapy
HCPC membership if physiotherapist
SST Membership is sports therapist.
Pitch side trauma certificate (e.g. ITMMiF, Lubas or similar)

Skills and Experience:

Experience in assessing and rehabilitating sports injuries
Ability to encourage and manage footballers.
Flexibility around working hours.
Up to date CPD
Computer literacy
An understanding of the demands of a professional sport environment
Experience of working pitch side in sport, preferably football (desirable)

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Clearance.


The Club has a strong reputation as an upholder of diversity and inclusion polices and welcomes applications from BAME candidates. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people (under 18) and Adults at Risk and operates an active Safeguarding Policy.


We expect all our staff to have personal responsibility to contribute to our policies, protocols and practice to safeguard children and Adults at Risk, protect them from possible abuse and promote their welfare and to fulfil your duty of care.


Please contact dave.hall@stalbanscityfc.com for more information

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