Lead Academy Physiotherapist

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Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Academy Physiotherapist to join the team. Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing Salary: Salary dependant on skills & experience Hours: Full time, requiring flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and bank holidays Job Type: Permanent Deadline Day: 22nd September 2021 About Us: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women’s Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000 seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women’s Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football. Lead Academy Physiotherapist – The Role: As Lead Academy Physiotherapist, you will contribute to the success of the club both on and off the pitch. You will focus both on ensuring optimal performance provision within the medical department and will manage, coordinate and supervise all medical provision from U9’s right through to our professional development team. Lead Academy Physiotherapist – Key Responsibilities: This role will lead the provision of physiotherapy services across the academy, ensuring effective management of all full time and school release players. This is an important role and you will need to ensure the management of injuries effectively meets its commitments to the players, coaches and senior management through clinical audit and accurate documentation. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will need to effectively liaise with the academy coaching staff and support staff on a daily basis to keep them informed of players availability for matches and training. Due to the nature of the role, we will require you to be flexible, as there will be requirement to work weekends / bank holidays and home and away matches. Lead Academy Physiotherapist – You: – Holds BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree or equivalent – A minimum of 4 years qualified membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy – Registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) – Have or working towards a relevant MSc in Sports Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation or Sports and Exercise Medicine – Holds a FA ATMMiF pitch side first aid qualification The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check). Lead Academy Physiotherapist – Our Values: -Treat People Well – Exceed Expectations – Aim High. Never Give Up – Act with Integrity – Make it Special Lead Academy Physiotherapist – Benefits: In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to: – Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs) – Free onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel) – Travel discounts – Discounts at the Club superstore – Health benefits including eye care and health & fitness – Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses – Club pension scheme – Group life protection – Access to the Club’s private medical insurance scheme Lead Academy Physiotherapist – Disability Confident: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team. Lead Academy Physiotherapist – Equality Statement: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. Lead Academy Physiotherapist – Safeguarding Statement: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To submit your application for this exciting Lead Academy Physiotherapist opportunity, please press ‘Apply’ now.