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Casual Academy Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist

Leicester City Football Club Academy is seeking to recruit a number of casual staff to join their medical team to provide physiotherapy services during academy training sessions and games.

Background to the Club

Leicester City Football Club, also known as the Foxes, is a top-flight English football club, participating in their sixth consecutive season in the Premier League. In 2015/16, ranked as 5000-1 outsiders, Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions. 

In 2010, the Club was bought by Asian Football Investments, a Thai-led consortium fronted by King Power’s founder and Chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. The stadium was named King Power Stadium in 2011 and one year later in 2012, King Power International became sole owners of the Club.

Leicester City Football Club is an ambitious and forward-thinking club. It is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world-class including the experience on matchdays.

The Club is now continuing to make significant strategic investments across the whole organisation and major expansion plans are in hand. It is an extremely exciting time for the Club with plans for a new state-of-the-art 180-acre, £100M training ground. 

About The Role

Leicester City Football Club Academy is seeking to recruit a number of casual staff to join their medical team to provide physiotherapy services during academy training sessions and games. 

The successful candidates will be responsible for the provision of physiotherapy and emergency aid cover to the academy on a casual basis. Main duties of the role include:

- To provide medical cover at games, give immediate attention to injured players and ensure that coaching staff are made aware of all injuries sustained.
- To communicate and liaise with full-time Physiotherapists regarding the medical management of academy players
- To carry out rehabilitation with academy players under the directives of full-time academy physiotherapy staff.
- To ensure that appropriate and comprehensive medical notes are completed on the PMA within 24 hours of the injury occurring

Who We’re Looking For

The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role within an elite paediatric sporting environment. You will be an excellent communicator with excellent accuracy and attention to detail. 

Essential Requirement for the role:

Chartered Physiotherapist (HCPC and Csp registered)
FA Level 4 Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF)
FA Safeguarding Certificate
FA CRB
Full driving licence
Experience of working as a Physiotherapist within an academy football environment

Contract Type – Casual

Successful applicants will be required to work to a flexible rota covering weekend and evening fixtures and occasionally evening training sessions.

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending your application form and CV, along with a covering letter, by email to recruitment@lcfc.co.uk.

Click here to download a full job description.

Closing Date – 17 September 2019

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