Job Title: Part-Time Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing and off-site when required for away matches.
Hours: Part-time, hourly paid
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 30th November 2021
Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women's Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas The People's Pension Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women's Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.
Brighton & Hove Albion FC is seeking qualified part-time physiotherapists/sports therapists to come and join the team on a casual basis, supporting the Lead Academy Physiotherapist and Senior Academy Physiotherapists with match day cover and training sessions for our academy. In addition, the post-holder will be involved in providing acute injury management and advice to players and parents.
What does the day to day look like?
Working as part-time physiotherapist, the post-holder would be responsible for assessing acute injuries at the pitch side of matches and provide a management plan to coaches of that team and report all injuries, outcome measures and treatment plans to the Lead Academy Physiotherapist. The age group you would work with would be the U9’s through to the under 16’s. This part-time role would predominately be based on Sundays, but would also require evening and regular travel to away games, we would require the post-holder to commit to at least one match or training session a month throughout the season.
What we need
The successful candidate must hold the following qualifications:
BSc Physiotherapy degree or BSc Sports Therapy degree.
Membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
A valid and up to date pitch side first aid qualification (BFAS/FA ATMMiF)
It would be beneficial to have the experience of working within a professional sporting environment and experience and interest in the provision of physiotherapy to young elite athletes.
The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check).
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in any way with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAAM Brighton value.
Our values are:
Treat People Well
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:
Free onsite parking (a train station nearby and accessible bus travel)
Discounts at the Club superstore
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Club pension scheme (if eligible)
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.