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Pitchside Physio/Sports Therapy Opportunities

By Simon Wells

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The Club are looking to appoint additional roles to support the existing physiotherapist and sports therapists on match days.

Role Description

1st XV Physiotherapist home games Saturday
1st XV Physiotherapist away games Saturday

Main Duties
Attend all 1st XV home games (10 fixtures).
Provide fitness tests to assess players prior to fixtures where required.
Provide strapping and taping.
Provide First Aid and monitor injuries.
Liasie with lead physiotherapist and other medical professionals post match to ensure professional management of player welfare.
Record injuries
Be an active part of the Club medical team supporting and sharing information in the best interests of the player and the Club.
Contribute to concussion protocols and ensure strict adherence to guidelines.
Provide secondary support to 2nd XV and 3rd XV teams

Physiotherapist Away matches
Duties as above for 10 Away matches involving up to a maximum of 3 hours travel.

These roles would suit newly qualified or existing practitioners looking to gain experience working pitch side for an ambitious and successful Rugby Club. You will be fully supported by the Club lead physiotherapist and Director of Rugby.

Both roles are paid on a fixed fee basis plus reasonable travel expenses.
Preference will be given to candidates who can fulfil both home and away fixtures.

For an initial informal discussion nd for further details please contact David Toone, Director of Rugby, david.toone@btinternet.com or call 07768 554769

Updated 09:28 - 6 Aug 2019 by Simon Wells

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