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Job Vacancy | Part-Time Academy Therapist

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5 July 2018

There is a role for a part-time therapist in the Peterborough United Academy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Peterborough United Football Club as a Part-time Therapist for the start of the 2018/2019 season.

The role will be based at the Mick George Training Academy, delivering medical support to our Academy players from U9-U16.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Providing medical cover for Full and Part-time Foundation and Youth Development Phase training sessions and games, across all ages within the academy

- Match day cover for Foundation and Youth Development Phase squads

- 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

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

- Work closely with Academy Head of Sports Science and Medicine.

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

Essential:

- MCSP/HCPC or BASRAT registered

- Previous Musculoskeletal/Sports injury clinic experience

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

- 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:

- Experience of working within a professional sports environment

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

- FA IFAS or AREA Qualification

- Experience using PMA

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Expected hours:

Monday- Afternoon/evening

Tuesday- Afternoon/evening

Wednesday- Afternoon/evening

Friday- Afternoon

Sunday- Game cover

Closing Date: 09/07/2018

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11/07/2018

If interested in the role, please send a CV and cover letter to Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine; daniel.poole@theposh.com 

 


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