Poste à pourvoir: Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Club: Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Contract: Temporary
Closing Date: 6th December 2019
How to Apply
Applicants must provide an accurate account of their professional skills and experience in the form of a C.V, and proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.
Job Title: Women's and Girls' Sports Therapist
Employer: Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Contract type: Fixed term ending June 2020.
Hours: Various midweek evenings and weekend matchdays
Location: The American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing and Crawley Town FC on match days.
Salary: £20.68 per hour
Benefits: Various
Closing date for applications: 6th December 2019 @ 23:59:59
Women's and Girls' Sports Therapist
Roles and responsibilities
To assist the Women’s & Girls’ Lead Physiotherapist and/or Technical Director in line with the Club’s strategic objectives, FA Regional Talent Club Tier 1 Licence and FA WSL Dual Career Academy (DCA).
To ensure that the necessary medical support is provided at all women’s and girls’ training sessions and matchday’s, where requested.
To provide appropriate medical services including the prevention and treatment of injury in line with the club procedure.
To ensure the treatment of injuries effectively meets the Club’s commitments to players, coaches and the senior management team through clinical audit and accurate documentation in line with GDPR.
To oversee the appropriate recovery and injury prevention strategies are adopted pre and post-match throughout the season including recover days.
To support the clubs multidisciplinary approach including the communication between staff, players and parents to optimise the well-being and development of all players.
To meet all club process and procedures on recording of all injuries suffered and rehabilitation undertaken by all women’s and girls’ players.
To produce regular reports regarding the progress of each player within the club’s women’s and girls’ player pathway.
To undertake personal CPD as appropriate and keep a professional log/ profile of development.
To undertake all reasonable tacks as assigned by the senior management team and/or Women’s & Girls’ Lead Physiotherapist.
To be responsible for the welfare of players within the FA RTC and DCA.
To provide assessment, treatment and functional rehabilitation of injured players.
To educate players regarding injury prevention.
To carry out clinical decision making to assess the fitness of a player to train or play.
To keep up-to-date with FA licence requirements.
To comply with the club’s Health and safety and Child Protection policies.
To attend all in-house meetings and training/CPD as directed by the departmental manager.
Any other reasonable requests as outlined by the point of contact.
General duties and accountabilities
To support Brighton & Hove Albion FC and AITC in their aims and objectives at all times.
To ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including health and safety policies.
To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
To keep confidential any information gained regarding the charity, club and its personnel.
To represent Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and AITC in a professional manner.
To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time.
General Expectations
To uphold and live our Team Brighton Values; Treat people well, Exceed Expectations, Aim high (never give up), Act with Integrity and Make it special.
To be a champion of equality and diversity in the workplace and treat all staff, customers, sponsors, clients and applicants with fairness, dignity and respect.
To report incidents of any form of discrimination through the correct channels.
To promote best practice in safeguarding and create an environment that is safe for children young people and vulnerable adults.
To report safeguarding concerns through the correct channels.
To ensure that any safeguarding training and certificates are kept up to date.
This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Brighton & Hove Albion FC.
Qualifications & Experience
A BSc in Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy
HCPC registration or Society of Sport Therapist registration
Valid Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) or willingness to undertake
Valid FA Safeguarding Children certificate
Valid enhanced DBS check or willing to undertake one if successful
Ability to travel between venues as and when required
Experience of developing and implementing innovative ideas and putting them into practice
Open minded with a view to adopting new practices
Full driving licence and access to a vehicle
An ability to work irregular and unsociable hours as required and have an understanding that work may be subject it change with less than 24 hours’ notice on occasions. Work will regularly be outside normal working hours, in the evening and on weekends and bank holidays
Ability to travel abroad with teams if required
MSc in Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy
Valid Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF)
Experience working in football
Experience of working within women’s football and knowledge of the women’s and girls’ pathway
Preferred experience in the provision of physiotherapy or sport therapy within an elite sporting environment
Demonstrate ability to develop, implement and evaluate physiotherapy programmes for elite women’s and girls’ footballers
Equality Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community 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.
Safeguarding Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are fully 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.



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