Swansea City vacancy: Part-time physiotherapist

8th October 2015

An exciting job opportunity at Swansea City for a part-time physiotherapist to be based in the club's youth academy.

General duties include:
Working alongside academy physiotherapists and coaches to provide the best available medical cover for academy teams on match days and training sessions. The role will require a variety of skills including; pitch side assessment and treatment of players, maintaining accurate and up-to-date notes on the club's online system and continuous communication with full-time academy medical and coaching staff.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity and support for Continual Professional Development (CPD).

Ideal candidate will:
•    Have a BSc in physiotherapy (or equivalent)
•    Be a member of HPC and CSP
•    Have sports trauma management qualifications
•    Be able to competently assess and treat acute sporting injuries
•    Be able to communicate with fellow academy physiotherapists, coaches and other medical personnel as required
•    Cover academy training sessions and matches; both home and away
•    Arrange follow up appointments for academy players
•    Liaise with medical staff as and when required

Desirable qualities:
•    Previous physiotherapy experience in a sporting industry
•    Previous experience in working in the football industry
•    UK driving licence/use of own car

If you believe you have the right mix of skills for this position please forward your CV to jobs@swanseacityfc.co.uk or Swansea City AFC HR Department, Liberty Stadium, Swansea SA1 2FA.
The closing date for all applications will be Sunday, October 18, 2015.

Swansea City AFC is an equal opportunities employer. The club does not tolerate less favourable treatment of any employee or job applicant on any ground, including but not limited to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people involved in activities and event at the company. As part of the company's recruitment and selection process any offers of work involving working in regulated activity with children are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure and barred list check (depending on the level of supervision, frequency and nature of contact with children). Appropriate references are also required.
Due to a high demand in applications the club will be unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview.