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Vacancy - Club Physiotherapist Old Emanuel RFC

Club Physiotherapist Old Emanuel RFC:

Reports to: Director of Rugby/Head Coach

Role Purpose:

To oversee the therapy and medical provision for Old Emanuel Rugby, senior rugby section.

Job Description

This is an exciting role in a growing club whose 1st XV compete in London SW3.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Physiotherapist interested and passionate about working in sport. Ideally this candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience, preferably in the field of rugby union.

The candidate must have strong clinical skills, including assessment, treatment and management of MSK injuries, with a sound rehabilitation background.

The key roles and responsibilities within this position are to attend home and away matches (Saturday), and hold a clinic at Tuesday training sessions. training sessions are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Essential requirements:

· Graduate Sports Therapist or Physiotherapist with experience in Rugby Union.

· Candidates will need to have the RFU Pre-Hospital Immediate Care In Sport (ICIS Level 2) qualification to cover matches.

Desirable requirements:

· Candidates will ideally have (or be working towards) the RFU Pre-Hospital Immediate Care In Sport (ICIS Level 3) qualification to cover matches.

· At least 3 years' post-graduate experience working within sport.

Key Responsibilities:

· To offer timely assessment of acute injuries and ensure appropriate follow up care is arranged

· To communicate effectively with the coaching team, on player availability both in the short and longer term, including planning modified training programmes.

· To work with the head coach and coaching team in developing clear return to play pathways, providing a template for commonly seen injuries.

· To evaluate rehab programme progressions

· To ensure all necessary medical equipment and medicines has been audited, remains in date, in good working order and accessible for use.

· To arrange appropriate cover for all matches (in line with RFU protocol) and liaise with opposition team medics where appropriate to facilitate this.

· To provide match day first aid and immediate care when in attendance.

· To assist players in pre-match preparations as required and provide pitch-side injury assessment and immediate care.

To apply please send CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the job to Darryl.Plummer@oldemanuelrfc.co.uk For an informal discussion please contact Darryl on 07956338004

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