The Accrington Stanley Academy are looking to appoint a Senior Academy Physiotherapist.
MAIN DUTIES/KEY ACTIVITIES
- To be a member of the Academy management team, perform functions within that role and feedback to department
- Maintain all registers and complete the specific Treatment of Injuries 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, aware that they are representatives of the Accrington Stanley Football Club.