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Reds Recruiting First Team Physiotherapist

21/04/2022

Jersey Reds are seeking to recruit a new First Team Physiotherapist for the 2022/23 Season. Please see full details below:

 

Vacancy:

First Team Physiotherapist

 

Location:

Jersey, Channel Islands

 

Salary:

To Be Discussed at Interview

 

Closing Date:

Monday 2nd May

 

Qualifications, Experiences and Licenses:

 

· BSc Degree in Physiotherapy OR Sports Rehabilitation

· Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and registered with the Health Professionals Council OR BASRAT

· Training in Pitch Side Emergency Care to PHICIS Level 3, or a willingness to complete this training at the next available opportunity

· A minimum of 1 years working as a full time Physiotherapist/Therapist in elite sport

 

Desirable:

· Experience of managing long term rehabilitation from injury

· MSc – Sports Rehabilitation/Strength & Conditioning

· 1-2 Years Working in Rugby Union

 

Key Skills and Attributes:

 

· Excellent clinical skills including assessment and diagnosis of injury

· Excellent communications skills and ability to build rapport with various personality types

· Act as a role model in line with the expected elite behaviours of the Physical Performance Department

· The ability to challenge the remainder of the performance team in a healthy manner and strive to improve the environment daily

· Have experience in the return to play of Long-term injuries

· An understanding of the physiological demands of Rugby Union

· A strong commitment to Continued Professional Development and develop the knowledge of others with the Performance Department.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

· Play a key role in promoting an elite environment

· Injury management of first team players – predominantly Long-term injuries and the reintegration of those players in to training along-side the Head Physio

· Daily communication to both the Head physio, Rehab S&C and Head of Performance

· Management of the daily monitoring system and addressing any red flags

· Pitch side cover for all training and games, inclusive of away travel

· Documentation of injuries and treatments in line with RFU guidelines

· Aid in the management of medical department budget & physiotherapy equipment

· Aid in the preparation and completion of the RFU guided audit

· Organisation of long-term medical appointments

· Maintain relationships with UK based Medical Professionals

· Aid in the management of the Performance Team Interns

 

 

Reporting To:

Director of Rugby

Head of Physical Performance

Head Physiotherapist

 

 

To Apply for this position please send a CV and cover letter to Oliver.ware@jerseyreds.je

 

Closing date for the application is 12 noon on Monday 2nd May

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