Wigan Athletic Football Club is looking to recruit a Junior Physiotherapist to ensure the delivery of effective injury prevention and treatment strategies throughout the first team squad in conjunction with the Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning department.
Working hours: 37.5 hours 5 days out of 7. This will include flexibility around the match schedule.
Contract type: Permanent Full-Time
Key Responsibilities (But not limited to):
To work daily with the first team players to limit time loss through injury and to enable optimal transfer of training into match day performances.
To work with the Head of Physiotherapy to deliver accurate assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, and efficient and effective rehabilitation for players who have sustained injury.
To liaise with other club physiotherapists, club doctors, club paramedical consultants, masseurs, and external healthcare professionals for the adequate provision of suitable care for the Wigan Athletic First Team.
To ensure that full physical screening and physiotherapy records are kept in accordance with the CSP standards.
To contribute to the daily provision of daily preparation of first team and players for training.
To assist with match-day preparation for first team fixtures as required including emergency injury care.
Travel with the 1st team squad to away matches and overseas training camps.
The successful candidate will:
BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy.
Full and in date membership/ registration: Chartered Physiotherapist (CSP) and Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy.
Experience of working as a Physiotherapist within an elite sporting environment.
Extensive experience of advanced resuscitation and emergency aid procedures in elite sport.
Current ATMMIF or equivalent qualification.
Experience of working pitch side in sport.
An MSc or working toward in a related sports medicine field.
Confident communicator with a can-do attitude.
Dynamic, enthusiastic, and ambitious individual.
Proactive decision maker who maintains high standards.
Committed to achieving the agreed objectives.
Flexible and willingness to learn and develop.
Due to the nature of the role, applicants must be aged over 18 years.
The role will require an enhanced DBS
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 6 February 2024, 5pm.