CASUAL ACADEMY THERAPIST

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Description

Job DescriptionThe role requires the candidate:

• Provide pitch-side emergency aid and acute injury management at training and fixtures for players aged 8-16 years.
• Uphold and demonstrate the values, standards and behaviours expected by Mansfield Town FC both inside & outside the Club.
• Liaising with the Lead Academy Physiotherapist and Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine, optimise assessment and treatment of academy schoolboy players.
• Provide pitch side trauma cover during evening training sessions (potential cover Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays).
• Provide pitch site trauma cover during schoolboys’ fixtures on Sunday (home and away).
• To support the sport science and medicine programme.
• Comply with all legislation, company policies and procedures and always maintain the highest standards and confidentiality.
• Ensure compliance with all up-to-date health and safety regulations and procedures maintaining safe working practices and conditions.
• Leading by example to deliver excellence across all areas of the company.
• Be an integral part of Mansfield Town FC’s medical team and the academy.
• Promote and implement good practice and positive engagement with colleagues which a culture that builds a satisfied and motivated workforce that results in minimal attrition.

About The Candidate

Requirements of the role.
Qualifications:
– BSc/MSc in Physiotherapy/Sport Therapy/Sports Rehabilitation (Essential)
– HCPC registration and CSP membership if Physiotherapist (Essential)
– SST/BASRAT membership if Sports Therapist/Sports Rehabilitator (Essential)
– FA Level 4 ITMMIF (Essential)

Skills and experience:
– Experience in assessing and rehabilitating sports injuries
– Ability to encourage and manage young footballers
– Full driving licence
– Flexibility around working hours
– Up to date CPD
– Computer literacy
– Experience of paediatric assessment and treatment
– An understanding of the demands of a professional sport environment
– Experience of working pitch side in sport, preferably football (desirable)

Personal attributes:
– Commitment and strong work ethic
– Genuine team player
– Loyal
– Trustworthy
– Reliable
– Proactive
About The Club

BAME Declaration
The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds.
M.T.F.C. welcomes Male Applicants and Female Applicants of BAME origin.

How to applyPlease note that this is a vital position within the Academy department at Mansfield Town Football Club and will require a high degree of commitment to the role, including evenings and weekends. Please send a C.V. and Covering Letter/Written Application to Thomas.whittamore@mansfieldtown.net (Head Physiotherapist)

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