Who we are: Everton Football Club is one of world sport's most respected and revered names - a by-word for innovation and professionalism during the course of a glittering history that spans three centuries. One of the 12 founder members of the Football League, Everton has played more games in English football's top flight than any other club. While rightly proud of our rich past, and Goodison Park, our home of more than 130 years, we are now setting our sights on an exciting future at a state-of-the-art new stadium currently being constructed on the banks of the iconic River Mersey. In doing so, we remain committed to developing and supporting teams across our men’s, women’s and Academy set-ups that inspire and compete at the highest level of the game.
Our values underpin how we behave, how we represent our club in our city and across the world of football, and how we look after one another and our community. They provide a framework for how we work and engage with partners, suppliers and, most importantly, our fans.
About the opportunity: We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic, and motivated practicing Doctor to join our Women’s Football department working up to around 10 hours per week.
As one of the practicing Doctors at Finch Farm; you will provide expert, high quality and proactive medical services to the across the Women’s First Team at the training facility.
Key responsibilities as part of this role include:
Managing and administering General Practitioner support across the Women’s team
Providing appropriate sessional assessment for players when appropriate
Providing emergency medical support for all Academy fixtures
Collaborating with multidisciplinary team (MDT) to develop individual player programmes for rehabilitation and ongoing maintenance of professional players, taking into consideration short-, medium- and long-term goals.
Who we are looking for: Ideally we are looking for someone who possesses excellent clinical reasoning skills in relation to common sporting injuries as well as having good general practice experience. We need someone who possess the ability to work discreetly under pressure, but also as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and can evidence on-going CPD in major speciality of their work portfolio.
It is essential that the successful candidate has the following educational experience:
Doctor of Medicine, with an unrestricted license to practice medicine
Trained in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED)
Registered member of the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) with adequate indemnity insurance
FA Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF)
Knowledge of the FA Anti-doping regulation and experience of working within an elite sports environment is advantageous.
This role is on a permanent basis, working 10 hours per week and is based within Finch Farm training ground in Liverpool (Halewood).
The closing date of this advert is Monday 19th February 2024.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a substation amount of applications.
Everton Family Safer Recruitment Practices
The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As a requirement of our safer recruitment practices, this role will require an Enhanced DBS check or evidence that you are subscribed to the DBS Update Service information of which can be found here
This role is subject to both evidence and verification of relevant qualifications including proof of eligibility to work in the UK which will be discussed with you if your application is successful.
Everton is committed to ensuring everyone is respected, celebrated, and empowered for who they are, regardless of their identity. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, those who identify as female and those from racially diverse communities. We are dedicated to supporting the physical and mental/emotional wellbeing of all our people. Should you have a disability or long-term health condition and require reasonable adjustments to be made to the application/interview/onboarding process, please let us know by contacting the Talent Acquisition Team via email - firstname.lastname@example.org
To support our pledge to diversify our organisation and through our commitment to the FA’s Football Leadership Diversity Code, Everton welcomes applications from people of all walks of life. As part of our commitment to Disability, Inclusion and Accessibility we are more than happy to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process should you require.