Senior Academy Physiotherapist

£29,000 - £33,000
Town/City Lancing BN15 9FP
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

Other benefits

What’s in it for you?

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:

·         A flexible working environment

·         Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)

·         Free VIP onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel)

·         Travel discounts

·         Discounts at the Club’s superstore

·         Ice cream (as a treat when it’s particularly hot)

·         Free tea and coffee

·         Health benefits including eye care and health and fitness

·         Discounts and benefits for local businesses

Vacancy details

Job Title: Senior Academy Physiotherapist

Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

Salary: £29,000 - £33,000, dependent on skills and experience

Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing  

Hours: This is a full-time role requiring flexibility to work evenings and weekends and travel for U23’s games

Job Type: Fixed term commencing September 2020 and ending August 2021

Benefits: Club Pension Scheme, Group Life Protection and much more!

Closing date: 5th August 2020

Interviews: To be confirmed

Who we are

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to compete in the Premier League and play at home in our spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium. Premier League football is the most watched sports league worldwide, with an annual audience of over 1 billion people, in which we are thrilled for our men’s first team to professionally compete.  We are equally excited and proud of our women’s first team who successfully compete in The FA Women’s Super League, the top tier of women’s football in England. 

The job

We are offering the exciting opportunity to join our category one status academy and a medical department striving for excellence and optimal service provision. The successful candidate will assist in the provision of the U23 physiotherapy services to include injury prevention, rehabilitation, athletic development and match day care.

What does the day to day look like?

You will support in the management, co-ordination and supervision of the U23 players alongside the Head Academy Physiotherapist and assist in the day-to-day running of the medical department, working as a mentor to our junior staff. This is an important role and you will need to ensure the management of injuries effectively meets its commitments to the players, coaches and senior management through clinical audit and accurate documentation. 

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will need to effectively liaise with the academy coaching staff and support staff on a daily basis to keep them informed of players’ availability for matches and training. This role is required to provide physiotherapy match day cover for academy games therefore the successful candidate must be willing to travel to away fixtures. 

What can you expect?

We are synonymous with quality, both on and off the pitch; the work will be challenging, the environment will be fast paced, and we’ll have high expectations of you.  But we will give you everything you need to succeed. You’ll work hard, but the great thing about football is that you’ll see the results.

What we need

We are looking for someone with experience in the provision of physiotherapy within an elite sporting environment and someone who can demonstrate their ability to develop, implement and evaluate physiotherapy programmes for elite young professional footballers. To be considered for our senior academy physiotherapist position, you will need to hold the following qualifications:

·         BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree

·         A minimum of 4 years’ membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

·         Registered with The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

·         A valid and accepted enhanced FA DBS CRC (or be willing to undertake this check if successful)

·         Valid FA Advanced Resuscitation and Emergency Aid Certificate (AREA) or FA Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football Certificate (ATMMIF). 

Ideally you will have or will be working towards an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy, Manual Therapy, Sports & Exercise Medicine or equivalent and hold a valid FA Safeguarding Certificate however these aren’t pre-requisite. 

Our values

We have no regular everyday values.  Our values matter greatly and are the essence of our identity and are vital to our overall success.  The Club’s core values guide all aspects of the way we behave, the business decisions we make, how we interact with our customers and colleagues alike and how we measure our performance.  Our goal is to act as one team with one vision.  It is important for us all to live and breathe the Club’s values both on and off the pitch: 

·         Treat People Well

·         Exceed Expectations  

·         Aim High. Never Give Up

·         Act with Integrity

·         Make it Special

Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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