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VACANCY: ACADEMY PHYSIOTHERAPIST

12 October 2017

New role at Town’s Academy

- New role at the Town Academy
- Academy recruiting a Physiotherapist
- Full job specification below

The Huddersfield Town Academy is looking to add a skilled individual to its team to assist in the overall delivery of physiotherapy support services to the Academy as a Physiotherapist.

Full information on the role, including job specification, is below:

ACADEMY PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Salary
Depending on experience

Location
PPG Canalside, 509 Leeds Rd, Huddersfield, HD2 1YJ

Type of Contract
Full-time

Closing Date
Monday 23 October 2017

Interview Date
Thursday 30 October 2017

Overview
To assist in the overall delivery of physiotherapy support services to the Academy at Huddersfield Town, and the delivery of physiotherapy support to the Club’s Under-18 playing squad.

How to apply
Please send an email including a covering letter, a personal statement and a full CV to Huddersfield Town’s Academy Secretary Karen Jagger via karen.jagger@htafc.com.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title
Academy Physiotherapist

Department
Huddersfield Town Academy

Reporting to
Lead Academy Physiotherapist

Contract Type
Full-time

Salary
Depending on experience

Closing date
Monday 23 October 2017

Interview Date
Thursday 30 October 2017

How to apply
Please send an email including a covering letter, a personal statement and a full CV to Huddersfield Town’s Academy Secretary Karen Jagger via karen.jagger@htafc.com.

Purpose of role
To assist in the overall delivery of physiotherapy support services to the Academy at Huddersfield Town, and the delivery of physiotherapy support to the Club’s Under-18 playing squad.

Key Tasks
- Lead in the delivery of physiotherapy support services to the Club’s Under-18s playing squad and other teams as required.
- Assists with the clinical diagnosis, planning and delivery of treatments, and the prevention of injury and illness to the Club’s Academy players.
- Maintain a comprehensive database of note keeping in accordance with professional standards requirement.
- Assist with the writing and continually updating of the department’s standard operating procedures.
- Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet the Club’s changing priorities.

Essential Skills
- Chartered Physiotherapist with HCPC
- Live AREA certificate
- Excellent understanding of academic and applied knowledge of contemporary practice in physiotherapy and rehabilitation
- Excellent understanding of paediatric physiology
- Live Child Protection Certificate

Desirable Skills
- Experience of working in professional sport/football
- Experience of working within youth sport/football

Additional
- Enhanced CRC check required: Yes
- Registered to work in the UK: Yes
- Full clean driving licence: Yes

Huddersfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If this role involves the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults you will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and clearance for work in football by the FA. As such, this post is exempt for the rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

As Huddersfield Town is a diverse club that respects differences in race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, background or personal circumstance we welcome all applications. We want everyone to feel valued and included within the club to achieve their full potential. Huddersfield Town is opposed to any form of discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate.


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