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Vacancy: Casual Academy Therapists

7 June 2022

Academy

Vacancy: Casual Academy Therapists

7 June 2022

An opportunity has opened up to join our Academy medical team on a casual basis.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit a number of highly skilled and motivated casual therapists to join our category 3 academy. The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for medical provision for the U9-16 squads on a casual basis. This is a very diverse role which will require excellent communication and organisational skills. In addition, they will work with the Senior Academy Physiotherapist to deliver with the academy injury clinic and match day programme.

Main Purpose

Provide medical support to all academy players under the direction of the Senior Academy Physiotherapist.

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in line with the Club’s strategic objectives and the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP). Ensure that the necessary medical support services are present at Academy training sessions and games.
  • Ensure that the management of injuries effectively meets the Club’s commitments to players, coaches and senior management through clinical audit and accurate documentation.
  • Ensure that appropriate recovery and injury prevention strategies are adopted after games and on recovery days.
  • Multi-disciplinary communication between staff, players and parents to ensure optimal well-being and development of all players.
  • Meet all EPPP guidelines including the recording of all injuries suffered and rehabilitation undertaken by Academy players, and to be responsible for meeting criteria relating to the National Audit of Injury and Rehabilitation.
  • Undertake personal CPD as appropriate to meet the demands of the role.
  • Maintain honesty and integrity at all times when working with players at the Club.
  • Be presentable, smart and personable at all times when representing the Club.
  • Undertake all reasonable tasks assigned by the Academy.

 

 PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essentials

  • BSc in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy or Sports Rehabilitation
  • Registration with the relevant governing body (e.g. HCPC/CSP/SST/STA/BASRAT)
  • Valid FA (Enhanced) DBS Check, or being willing to complete one
  • Ability to travel to and from venues where needed

Desirable

  • Valid Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMIF)
  • FA Safeguarding Certificate
  • Experience in using PMA to record and report injury data
  • Experience of working with children/young adults, ideally in a sports environment

Remuneration

£10 per hour.  Employment is on a casual basis, as and when required.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted by email to academy@mfc-academy.com and should consist of a completed application form and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria for the role.

Click on the link below to download an application form:

Application Form

The closing date for applications is 31/08/2022. We will be looking to add to our register of casual staff as soon as possible and will contact suitable candidates for interview at the first opportunity.

Morecambe Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. The above post requires an Enhanced Criminal Records Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checking service. We fully comply with the DBS Code of Practice and Safeguarding Children Policy/Regulations.

The above post is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by a CRC should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment and selection process.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the Club Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy, which is available here: https://www.morecambefc.com/club/policies--procedures/

Morecambe Football Club is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity.

All interviewees are required to provide original photographic identification and any relevant documentation to satisfy their ‘Right to Work’ under current legislation.


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