Job Vacancy: U19s Physiotherapist

9th December, 2016

This is an exciting opportunity for the right applicant. The post offers the opportunity to be involved with elite level Rugby League.

Wakefield Trinity U19s Physiotherapist 

Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Football Club

£7000 PA

Belle Vue Stadium, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, WF1 5EY and training venues

Contract type
Fixed Term (Part Time)

Closing date

Interview date

Job Description
Job Title: Wakefield Trinity Academy Physiotherapist (U19)

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our dynamic and experienced medical team, within this historic Super League club. We would like to recruit a physiotherapist with experience in professional team sport and would have a good knowledge of Rugby League. The right candidate will be committed to the further development of the club, able to challenge current working strategies, be dynamic in their approach and flexible.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Implementation of the medical plan for Academy squad players
• Provide accurate diagnosis and treatments of players
• Formulate and implement rehabilitation/prehabilitation programmes
• Complete accurate documentation on our electronic database in accordance with CSP/HCPC standards
• Daily screening of Academy squad players
• Liaise regularly with medical & coaching department re: progress of injured players
• Provide match day cover and pitch side for all Academy matches
• Work closely with Strength and Conditioning staff re: progression and implementation of programmes
• Assist Pre-Season screening of Academy squad players
• Keep up to date with current/best practice
Applicant requirements

• BSc Physiotherapy with a minimum of one year postgraduate experience working in musculoskeletal physiotherapy
• CSP registration
• HCPC registration
• Evidence of working as a physiotherapist in a high standard of competitive sport
• Experience of taping/strapping
• Able to communicate effectively at all levels

Highly desirable:
• Good knowledge/understanding of Rugby League
• Evidence of working as a physiotherapist in elite/professional sport, particularly rugby league.
• IMMOFP qualified

Please send your Cover letter and CV to:
[email protected]