Lead Physiotherapist Required

Lead Physiotherapist Required

By Paul Smith
6 August 2022
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We are seeking to appoint a Lead Physiotherapist to join the medical team

The successful candidate will be confident and enthusiastic to managing and working with senior players both male and female

The role will allow for learning opportunities on the job to accommodate direct development and to meet the necessary CPD requirements. The position will report into the Head of Rugby Welfare.

Role Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

To lead, structure and manage the physiotherapy provision on the senior teams programme
Provide evidence based assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and prehabilitation programmes for all players
Organise and manage a player caseload effectively and efficiently
Provide pitch side medical care for training sessions and fixtures
Communicate effectively, maintaining high professional standards, with Senior Players, Performance Team and Line Management, regarding injury status, prognosis and management.
Lead on musculoskeletal screening/profiling of players.
Coordination of prehabiliation/rehabilitation programmes in partnership with the strength and conditioning coaches.
Maintain accurate and detailed records of all aspects of physiotherapy treatment, injury management and rehab content in keeping with HCPC & CSP, and RFU regulations.
Ensure appropriate ongoing player care via effective communication and feedback. Ensuring confidentiality and GDPR regulations are met.

Desirable Skills & Experience

Bsc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy
HCPC and CSP registered
Current PHICIS Level 2 qualification or equivalent current pitchside first aid qualification recognised by the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM).
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an elite sport club, elite sports environment or relevant similar experience
Full UK Driving License
Please apply to the Head of Rugby or Rugby Welfare via the club Secretary

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