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Academy Job Vacancy

21 May 2015

Head Of Academy Sports Science And Medicine

Shrewsbury Town are recruiting for an Academy Head of Sports Science and Medicine.

The main duties/key activities include:
  • To be a member of the Academy management team, perform functions within that role and feedback to the department
  • Maintain all registers and complete the specific treatment of injury records for all players attending for treatment or diagnosis
  • Deliver the treatment programmes associated with excellence using the required methods that meet the needs of all players
  • Provide parents/guardians and players with relevant information in order that they are fully aware of the treatment programme and what is required to aid and return to full fitness
  • Be actively involved in developing and enhancing the treatment and management of injuries programme, associated with players involved in a programme of excellence
  • To provide up-to-date reporting of all player monitoring to the Academy manager
  • Provide an input into the development of annual budgets and targets for the youth management team by working closely with the Academy manager and head of physiotherapy
  • To analyse and review the treatment and management of injuries programme on a regular basis in order to adapt the programme to meet specific player and squad needs
  • To provide reports to the Academy manager on the players who have undergone treatment and rehabilitation on their progress and games performance when returning from injury/treatment
  • Attend coaching staff meeting as scheduled
  • Maintain qualifications to the minimum requirements: Chartered Physiotherapist; First Aid at work; Emergency Aid; FA Safeguarding Children Certificate; FA CRB check; FA Basic First Aid For Sport
  • To enhance and develop qualifications to meet the demands and needs of the Academy Development Programme
  • Attend professional development (Academy) games as first line physiotherapist
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • The successful physiotherapist will meet the minimum qualification requirements of a degree in physiotherapy and a chartered status and will have experience of delivering treatments and rehabilitative programmes to young players associated with an Academy programme of excellence
  • The physiotherapist must be hard-working, committed, enthusiastic and willing to work unsociable hours that include evenings and weekends
  • They will possess strong communication skills and have the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel associated with a professional football club
  • The successful physiotherapist will be outgoing, approachable, personable, presentable and professional in all aspects of their work and aware that they are representatives of Shrewsbury Town Football Club
: To be negotiatedSALARY

HOW TO APPLY: Email your CV to both:

Ian.Dawes@shrewsburytown.co.uk
COE@shrewsburytown.co.uk

: 12pm on Monday 25 MayCLOSING DATE

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