Millwall Football Club are looking to recruit a committed, knowledgeable, and self-motivated Chartered Physiotherapist for the role of U18’s Physiotherapist to join our growing and successful Sports Science and Medicine department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a Category 2 Academy and fulfil the requirements according to the EPPP system.
The role of the Academy Physiotherapist is fundamental to the long-term vision of Millwall Football Club. The successful applicants will manage the U18’s squad daily operations.
This is an excellent opportunity for a pro-active individual, with a keen interest of working in football. You will need to be up to date with current literature, understand the scope of practice, and seek to develop your practical skills alongside with opportunities to attend internal CPD.
The role includes, but is not limited to:
Providing emergency first aid cover for all home and away games of U18s squad, and occasionally with U17/16s when required.
Clinical assessment of scholars, and making plan to return to play safely
Planning and organising indoors and outdoors rehabilitation for injured players.
Implement monitoring and screening strategies and deliver rehabilitation programs.
Upload all injuries and rehabilitation sessions on the PMA.
Communicate with coaches and sports scientists for training and daily plan
Liaise with the academy head of sports science and medicine to update for player’s rehabilitation progress.
Promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children within the academy
Provide alternative treatments, including soft tissue and manual therapy, within the scope of practice
Essential / Desired Requirements:
Chartered physiotherapist (MCSP) - Essential
Pitch side 1st aid qualification
IT Literacy Skills
Valid Safeguarding Certification.
Understanding of the EPPP requirements.
Experience of working in the academy football environment.
FA ATTMiF (Level 5)
Flexible working hours and timetable commitment, punctual and keeping good timing.
Flexible to cover away fixtures and long travels as required.
Experience of working in the sporting (football desirable) environment.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent organisation of planning’s programs.
Hours of work:
You will be required to work between 8.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday, and you will be expected to work as reasonably required to fulfil the needs of the business. The post holder will be required to work on home match days, both evenings and weekends
Please complete the application form and send with your CV and covering letter to —
Application Form Link: www.millwallfc.co.uk/club/currentvacancies/new-page-16
Closing date for applications: Sunday 27th August 2023
This document is a guide only and should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of changing needs of the organisation. All employees may be required to undertake any other duties as may be reasonably requested.
Millwall Football Club are fully committed to equality, diversity, inclusion and anti-discrimination. We will work to address areas of under-representation and disadvantage in all aspects of our operations, activities and services. In practice, this means that we will respect the needs of each and every individual regardless of their differences; and to this end we will deliver our operations, activities and services in such a way so as to ensure that that no one is excluded.
‘Millwall FC is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. The successful candidate may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information given.'