Women’s Team Physiotherapist

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WOMEN’S TEAM PHYSIOTHERAPIST MEDICAL SERVICES 19 APRIL 2024 ROLE DEPARTMENT CLOSING DATE JOB APPLICATION PACK

JOB TITLE: Women’s Team Physiotherapist

DEPARTMENT: Medical Services

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of Medical Services High Performance Manager

Women’s Lead Physiotherapist

START DATE: July 2024

ABOUT US

CLOSING

DATE: 19th April 2024

POSITION TYPE: Fixed Term Contract –Full Time

INTERVIEW

DATE: 1st May 2024

Ealing Trailfinders is an ambitious and progressive, rugby union club based in WestLondon. The men’s side compete in the RFU Championship League, and the Women are in the Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby.

This is an opportunity to join Trailfinders during a very exciting period of the Club’s history.

THE ROLE

Physiotherapist providing effective, high-quality practice to players. Supporting the Women’s Lead Physiotherapist in the planning and delivery of medical services to Trailfinders Women. Predominantly working with the first team but supporting other sections if necessary.

This role will require flexibility, including evenings, weekends and bank holiday work as required.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

● Rehabilitation and treatment of injuries to first team players as directed by the Lead Women’s Physiotherapist.

● Assess, analyse, and provide a clinical diagnosis for injured players to determine their need for intervention.

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● Manage a caseload of players effectively and efficiently.

● Maintain patient documentation, records and accurate statistical information to reflect care provided and meet professional standards.

● Contribute to the delivery of the pre-season and new players screening programme.

● Provide pregame, pitch side and post-game medical support services at all club home and away fixtures and training sessions.

● Fulfil the role of Hawkeye Video Reviewer for matches as directed by the Lead Women’s Physiotherapist.

● Assist in the collection & analysis of Instrumented Mouthguard data.

● Assist with injury data collection for internal medical audits.

● Maintain a good working relationship with all key personnel, managers, coaches, colleagues and players.

● Proactively assist with all RFU audit and other governance issues as required.

● Continuously remain up to date with current research and practices and discu ss implementation where applicable, via formal and informal CPD.

● Contribute positively to the team environment and culture.

● Be a strong consistent example of all the club’s values and vision.

● Any other reasonable duty or request.

THE PERSON EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE

● Postgraduate experience of working in Physiotherapy / Sports Therapy or Sport Rehabilitation.

● Experience working with female athletes.

● Experience working with professional rugby players.

● 1-2 years experience working in professional sport

QUALIFICATIONS ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE

● Degree in Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, or Sport Rehabilitation.

● Current PHICIS Level 3 Trauma qualification.

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● Current HCPC / SST / BASRaT registration.

● Professional indemnity suitable for working with elite athletes.

SKILLSET

ESSENTIAL

● Excellent assessment, diagnosis, and manual therapy skills.

● Knowledge of injury prevention and rehabilitation strategies.

● Ability to plan and implement a return to play for common rugby injuries.

● Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to swiftly build relationships with players, coaching staff, and other medical professionals.

● Evidence of recent, relevant CPD

HOW TO APPLY?

● Full UK driving licence.

DESIRABLE

● A passion for rugby and an understanding of the physical demands of the sport.

● Experience or special interest in pelvic health physiotherapy.

To apply for the role of Women’s Team Physiotherapist , please email recruitment@etprm.com with a covering letter and a CV.

Interviews will be conducted: w/c 15th April 2024 at Trailfinders Sports Centre - Ealing

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Ealing Trailfinders is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development, and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, ethnic group or nationality, religion or belief, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or civil status, age or disability.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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