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Nottingham Forest Football Club

Nottingham Forest Football Club

Forest Women's Physiotherapist

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Posting Date

Aug 14, 2023

Role description

Salary: Competitive – please state your expectations on application
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, plus all match days.
Location: The City Ground, Nottingham, NG2 5FJ
We are seeking a proactive, assertive, and approachable professional to join our Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and contribute to the attainment of Nottingham Forest Women’s goals and objectives. The post holder will be responsible for injury mitigation strategies, the rehabilitation of player and pitch side provision for training and match days.
This is a great opportunity to join NFFC at an exciting time and be part of a successful Club that is passionate about its people.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
·        Provide high quality provision for Nottingham Forest Women first team players, ensuring full assessment and diagnosis.
·        Plan and oversee the treatment and rehabilitation of injured players, ensuring injuries are managed to meet professional standards.
·        Ensure all injuries are documented appropriately, escalated where appropriate and the necessary evaluations are done to ensure any learnings are made.
·        To liaise with coaching staff to support the load management of players and return to play pathway for injured athletes.
·        Provide effective communication throughout the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring all updates are communicated to all relevant parties.
·        Work with the MDT to support the delivery of injury prevention programmes.
·        Provide pitch-side cover for all training and matches (home and away).
·        To liaise with internal (Club Doctor, medical team) and external (NHS/Private) stakeholders to facilitate external medical management, where necessary.
·        Work with the Head of Women’s and Girls to continue to develop the player care/support strategy.
·        To support a performance-based culture which maximises players potential through prevention, treatment and education.
·        Always ensure appropriate professional confidentiality and always behave to project a professional image of Nottingham Forest Football Club and act in the Club’s best interests.
·        Ad hoc duties required by the Head of Women and Girls Football to meet the needs of the business.
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:
BSc in Physiotherapy.
HCPC and CSP Membership.
Pitchside qualification; ITMMiF (essential), ATMMiF (desirable).
At least 1 year of practice experience working in an elite sport environment.
Experience of working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary team.
Background in soft tissue massage and taping.
·        MSc in Physiotherapy.
·        An understanding of the menstrual cycle and it’s effects on performance.
·        Experience of working in elite female sport.
·        Background in acupuncture.
If you are excited at the thought of joining our amazing team at Nottingham Forest, our application process is via our Application and Diversity forms which can be found on our website and emailed to — Along with a copy of your CV.
Due to the high volume of applications, we receive daily, please state your name and the job role in the email subject bar on application as follows: NAME – JOB ROLE – APPLICATION
·        Closing Date:  25th August 2023
·        Interviews to be carried out w/c 4th September 2023
Nottingham Forest Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital / civil partnership status, pregnancy / maternity leave, race, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.
As part of the Club’s commitment to safeguarding, the successful applicant may be required to undergo a Disclosure Barring Service (“DBS”) check or an enhanced DBS check. The results of a DBS check will be considered on an individual basis, and the Club will act in a proportionate manner when deciding whether or not to proceed with the appointment.
An FA Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all relevant new appointments to the Club. Individuals will be asked to declare any convictions, cautions or reprimands, warnings or bind-overs that may have been incurred. The Club reserves the right to carry out risk assessments where content has been disclosed on a DBS disclosure if it feels that it is relevant to the job requirements. Failure to satisfy the Club and the EFL's safeguarding requirements may lead to the job offer being withdrawn or, if they have already started employment, summary termination of the employment.

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