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We're hiring: Academy Sports Therapist

An exciting opportunity to join the Luton Town Academy team at the Brache.

7 October 2020

Luton Town Football Club is seeking to appoint a highly-skilled and motivated Academy Sports Therapist to join its thriving Category 3 Academy on a part-time basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the medical provision for the U9-16 squads. This is a very diverse role which will require exceptional organisational and communication skills. In addition to clinical responsibilities, they will work with the Senior Academy Physiotherapist and Lead Academy Sports Therapist to manage a team of part-time and student therapists, to deliver with the academy injury clinic and match day program. Additionally, the post-holder will have opportunities to travel with Academy squads on tours in the UK and abroad. The role also requires a degree of flexibility to accommodate changes to additional medical cover at short notice, and an expectation to assist the with the treatment and management of the U18 squad as required.

Job Title: Academy Sports Therapist

Location: The Brache Training Ground, Luton

Contract: Part-time, Fixed term

Remuneration: Session rate (dependent on experience)

How to Apply: To apply for this exciting opportunity, please review the job description and send you CV and covering letter to Emily Howes, Academy Administrator, at emily.howes@lutontown.co.uk before 5.00pm on Wednesday 21st October.

Interview Dates: The shortlisted applicants will be invited to a formal interview, to take place during week commencing Monday 26th October 2020.

Safeguarding Statement

Luton Town is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

Equality Statement

Luton Town FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity.

Living Wage Foundation

Luton Town FC was the first professional football club in England to be fully accredited by the Real Living Wage Foundation (www.livingwage.org.uk).


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