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Vacancy: Academy Physiotherapist

25 August 2016

The club are seeking an Academy physiotherapist to join the the backroom staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Peterborough United Football Club as a full-time Academy Physiotherapist.

The role will be based at the Mick George Training Academy, delivering medical support to our Academy players from U9-U21.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Providing and organising medical cover for all training sessions and games, across all ages within the academy

- Match day cover for U18 Squad

- Extensive design and delivery of the Academy medical programme which will include, injury prevention, medical screening, player rehab, return to play protocols, and pre and post-match treatment

- Management and maintenance of player maintenance tools including PMA and medical databases

- Ensure continuity of medical provision across all phases within the Academy

- Support and mentoring of medical intern staff, including CPD programmes

- Close work with Academy Sports Science team and Academy Technical coaches

Essential:

- MCSP/HCPC registered

- Minimum 1 years Musculoskeletal/Sports injury clinic experience

- Experience in the rehabilitation of sports injuries in line with return to play protocols

- Experience of working within a professional football clubs academy

- FA IFAS or AREA Qualification

- Flexible approach to working hours

- Good communication and interpersonal skills

- Be trustworthy and adhere to the club’s code of conduct and values

- Work with enthusiasm to help grow and develop the Academy Medicine programme

Desirable:

- Previous experience working in professional sport

- Knowledge and understanding of FA and Football League rules relating to player development (EPPP)

- Experience using PMA

Hours: Minimum 35 hours per week

Closing Date: 09/09

Interview Date: Week Commencing 12/09

Start Date: Immediately

If interested in the role, please send a CV and cover letter to; robert.rowland@theposh.com


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