|Salary:||£27,879 to £31,326 per annum, pro rata|
|Placed On:||15th November 2023|
|Closes:||30th November 2023|
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Set in Wivenhoe Park, 200 acres of award-winning parkland, the University of Essex Colchester campus contains an extensive offer of sports facilities providing opportunities for students, staff and the wider community to participate in sport and physical activity.
Facilities include the Essex Sport Arena, a 1,600-seat spectator venue, opened in 2018 and host to events such as professional netball and basketball matches, as well as a huge variety of community activities and events. The Essex Sport Gym has around 6,000 student, staff and public members and boasts industry leading equipment and online customer engagement platforms. Outdoors one of the largest tennis domes of its type in the country, and synthetic and natural turf pitches accommodate a wide range of sports. Our staff are committed to, and passionate about improving people’s lives through sport and physical activity.
Duties of the Role
The Performance Sport Physiotherapist will provide support to TASS athletes and sport scholarship students, including assessing, diagnosing and treating student athletes in the performance sport programme and WBBL, NBL and NVL teams. The role of the Performance Sport Physiotherapist will prescribe, develop and implement treatment plans for all injured players. Following return to play procedures.
The Performance Sport Physiotherapist will perform medical screenings for players and lead on player rehabilitation sessions. Assist the Strength and Conditioning Coach in designing and delivering appropriate rehabilitation sessions is an important part of the role. The role will ensure all medical and injury data is securely tracked and upload relevant performance monitoring data to TASS and online athlete monitoring platform.
Skills and qualifications required
The successful candidate will have a degree in Physiotherapy and have membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will also have FA pitch side First Aid qualification. You will have solid experience delivering physiotherapy within an elite sporting environment and experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team. Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates will have excellent organisational and time management skills.
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