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Watford FC

Watford FC

Football Team Physio Therapist


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Posting Date

Jan 17, 2023

Role description

Watford Ladies Football Club is enjoying the most exciting period in its history and we’re looking for an accomplished Physiotherapist to join our team.

Working within the youth and adult, reporting to the Technical Director, the role will be responsible for the development and delivery of physiotherapy services to squads across the academy / Development and Open age groups.

We are looking for a pro-active individual with a forward-thinking and problem-solving attitude, and who seeks to develop their skills.

Main Accountabilities

To provide musculoskeletal diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation to all players.
To perform clear and structured injury assessments to ensure accurate injury diagnosis and associated detailed rehabilitation plans.
To provide gym and pitch-based rehabilitation and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure optimal transition from rehabilitation into the technical program.
To develop and implement injury prevention strategies alongside coaches and performance staff.
Understanding of growth and maturation and its implications on the development of athletes.
To maintain up to date medical records.
Ensure individual qualifications, training and CPD requirements are kept up to date and in line with any applicable regulations.
To coordinate and supervise a small group of part-time Academy Therapists to ensure that all Academy activities are covered from a medical perspective.
Any other relevant tasks and duties as directed by Technical Director or Football Department management

General Club Accountabilities

To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations.
To ensure compliance with all Club and regulatory requirements related to safeguarding, and to ensure the Club’s safeguarding processes are followed in the event of any safeguarding concerns.
To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical, and social requirements.
To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Watford Ladies FC
To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Club and its personnel.
To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.

Key Internal Relationships

BSc Physiotherapy Degree.
A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience.
Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) with capability to achieve ATMMiF.
FA DBS check.
Able to drive with access to own vehicle.
Ability to work a flexible schedule with unsociable hours, including weekend and evening cover.
Ability to work in a team and independently on own initiative.
Highly organised with strong communication and time management skills.
Embody Club values – togetherness, respectful and progressive.

Person Specification - Desirable Characteristics

MSc in relevant subject.
Experience of working in professional sports environment (preferably football).
FA Safeguarding Certification.
Evidence of CPD portfolio.

How to apply

Please email CV to: Daniele Denyer

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