Assistant Physiotherapist

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Organisation Widnes Vikings RLFC

Salary £22,000

Location Widnes

Contract type Permanent (Full time)

Closing date 27 April 2018

Interview date 30 April 2018

Job Description First Team / Academy Physiotherapist

First Team

-Assessment and treatment of first team players’ injuries.
-Rehabilitation of players both in the gym and on-field setting to enable players to return to play match fit with minimal risk of re-injury.
-Weekly strength testing and implementation of subsequent training modification as required.
-Maintenance of accurate clinical notes on the online system to CSP standards.
-Providing match day physiotherapy and pitch side trauma cover for the First Team matches and training days.
-Assisting with the scheduling of injured players as required and to co-ordinate rehabilitation requirements, programs and progression in conjunction with the Head Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning Coaches.

Academy

-Be present at all training sessions and matches with the correct medical equipment.
-Providing physiotherapy and pitch side trauma cover for match days and training sessions as required.
-Liaising with Academy Coaches to ensure they are up to date with all players injuries and scheduled recovery and return to play dates.
-Ensuring high standards are maintained throughout the Academy set up.
-Assessing and treating academy players’ injuries.
-Rehabilitation of players both in the gym and on-field setting.

Job Requirements:

Essential:

• Chartered physiotherapist
• HCPC and CSP registered
• Ability to work flexibly within the demands of a full time sporting environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Previous experience working within a sporting environment, not necessarily as a physiotherapist

Desirable:

• Emergency pitch side First Aid qualificationHow to applyPlease email CV and covering letter to Peter Talbot at ptalbot@live.co.uk

Originally posted on UKSport

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