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Millwall FC

Millwall FC

U9-16s Academy Physiotherapist/Sports Therapists/Sport Rehabilitator (Part Time)


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Jan 8, 2024


Millwall Football Club is looking to recruit committed, knowledgeable, self-motivated

Chartered Physiotherapists, Sports Therapists or Sports Rehabilitator to join the Academy Sports Science & Medicine department. The role of the Academy Therapist is fundamental to the long-term vision of Millwall Football Club.

The successful candidate will work within a Category 2 Academy and fulfil the requirements according to the EPPP system who will cover the physiotherapy and rehabilitation provision for all the academy players from the U9-U16 age groups and occasionally be involved with the full-time scholars.

The applicants must be prepared to work flexible hours, including four midweek evening sessions and weekend games. That is an excellent opportunity for pro-active individuals, 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.


Key Responsibilities:

· Provide emergency first aid cover – during trainings and matchday

· Clinical assessment of youth injured players U9s-U16s prior to the games

· Keep detailed and accurate records of injuries and treatments and upload them on the PMA.

· Constant communication with coaches, sports scientist and parents regarding players’ injury and availability.

· Liaise with full time academy medical members to update for player’s rehabilitation progress

· Attend and participate in in-house CPD sessions

· Promote the safeguarding and welfare of children within the academy


Essential / Desired Requirements:


Essential Requirements:

· Chartered physiotherapist, Sports Therapy or sport rehabilitator degree.

· Basic Life Support or any first aid qualification is essential to apply for the vacancy

· Driving License

· IT Literacy Skills


Desirable Requirements:

· Valid Safeguarding Certification

· Experience of working in professional sport with adolescent population

· Understanding of the EPPP requirements

· FA ATMMiF (Level 5), FA ITMMiF (Level 4) or equivalent 1st aid qualification will be appreciated.


Personal Skills:

· Flexible working hours and timetable commitment.

· Flexible to cover away fixtures with long travels.

· Experience of working in the sporting (football desirable) environment.

· Strong communication skills


The Person:

· Caring - Cares about every player in their care, connects & supports to every player & staff member.

· Attitude – Is highly motivated to work hard, demonstrating reliable & consistent behaviour.

· Connection - Can connect to the players, club and community.

· Integrity - Shows and demonstrates integrity in all their actions.

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