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Vacancy: First Team Sport Therapist

24 May 2017

Take a look at the following vacancy in the Club's medical department.

Salary: £18k-£20k
Contract type: Permanent (Full time)
Closing date: 3th June 2017
Interview date: 5th June 2017
Job Description
• To ensure effective soft tissue treatment, rehabilitation and management of injuries sustained by Bristol Rovers professional players. 
• To provide effective sports massage and other soft tissue techniques to all of the professional players, as and when required. 
• To assist in the delivery of daily individual and team injury prevention session strategies. 
• Be responsible for keeping up to date medical and training records on the Benchmark54 system
• To undertake any training that is necessary to update your skills and maintain skills to fulfil the job role. 
• To keep up to date with the latest developments in sports medicine rehabilitation. 
• To participate and contribute to regular in-service training within the medical department. 
• Assisting, where required, with the current screening process already in place for the First Team
• Working with other members of the Medical Team to provide holistic approach to the treatment and prevention of injury. 
• To be familiar with and competent in use of all technologies available to the Medical Team, including but not restricted to GPS, fitness testing equipment 
• To maintain adequate level of insurance appropriate to working with a professional football club 
• To be a minimum of FA Intermediate First Aid for Sport (IFAS) trained – NOTE appointees not holding IFAS level certification will not be able to successfully complete their probation period 
• To uphold standards of conduct, performance and ethics per the Society of Sports Therapists Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics (2012) documentation 
• Any other role or duty deemed appropriate and within a Sports Therapist scope of practice as deemed necessary by the Head of Medical Services
How to apply: Please email a covering letter and CV (no more than 2 sides of A4) to jobs@bristolrovers.co.uk.

Reference: Sports Therapist May17 

We reserve the right to close submission early. interviews are wc 5/6/17 

Start date: (Ideal) 30/6/17 - candidates with longer notice periods than this may be able to negotiate a later start


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