Academy Rehabilitation Physiotherapists
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the medical department of Ipswich Town Football Club to gain valuable experience of working with high calibre and developing athletes during the 2016/2017 season and beyond. The Academy has a rich history of developing young footballers and we are looking to expand our medical service to meet the growing needs of the Academy.
Alongside providing matchday Academy cover, the successful applicant will be eligible to enter into the structured continuing professional development programme at ITFC, enabling Physiotherapists to work towards accreditation through the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) CPD pathway, qualifications through the FIFA F-Marc and FA Learning, mentoring with Senior Sports Medicine specialists and development of Match Day Trauma Management skills.
Academy Rehabilitation Physiotherapist
Reporting to the Head of Sports Medicine, the successful candidate will provide first class professional physiotherapy support to the playing staff of the U9-16 Academy teams. Key requirements of the post include diagnosis and treatment of injuries, rehabilitation programs, injury prevention strategies, biomechanical/functional screening and first aid management. They will also assist other medical staff as required.
The candidate will be required to work two rehabilitation clinics at the Playford Road Academy Training Centre on a Monday and Wednesday evening from 1730-2000.
Remuneration: £50/per evening clinic.
We are looking for pro-active individual with experience in MSK Physiotherapy settings, who is up to date with current literature, who understands their scope of practice, and who seeks to develop their physiotherapy skills.
- Completed BSc Physiotherapy degree or equivalent.
- Be registered with the CSP and HCPC.
- Good communicator – written and oral skills.
- Team worker.
- Previous experience of working within a paediatric elite football environment.
- FA IFAS (Intermediate First Aid for Sport) qualification or equivalent.
- Undertaken Sports Trauma Management training.
Academy Performance Analysis Internship/Placement
To deliver performance analysis support services to the Academy at all levels in order to enhance team and individual player performance.
Work closely with the Academy Performance Analysts and Head Coaches in order to provide support to the Academy age group teams and coaches.
Assist in the filming and coding of age group matches.
Assist in the delivery of individual, unit and team based analysis sessions as requested by the Head Coaches.
Contribute to projects and reports specific to the Performance Analysis department.
Maintenance of statistical databases relevant to the Academy age groups.
Use video analysis and other appropriate technology as key performance analysis tools.
Use such video and/or IT technology and performance analysis tools as the League shall from time to time determine.
Input into player’s multi-disciplinary reviews.
Undertake equity, diversity & safeguarding awareness training.
Attend training & undertake CPD.
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POST
Organisational & effective managerial skills.
Excellent reporting skills (verbal & written).
Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office software.
Excellent knowledge of Football.
Have, or be in the process of, undertaking an undergraduate degree in sports science or alternative subjects.
Complete enhanced FA CRB check with Ipswich Town.
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS FOR POST
Experience of delivering performance analysis support to athletes and coaches within professional sport.
Working knowledge of EPPP & Youth Rule requirements
Hands on experience of working in an elite environment
Increasing knowledge and understanding of how a Category 2 Analysis Department Academy is led.
Develop or increase an understanding of the most contemporary software used for Performance Analysis.
Please send a C.V and one page cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to email@example.com Head of Academy Analysis