Luton Town Football Club is seeking to appoint a Lead Physiotherapist to work on a full-time basis, to work primarily with our U21 & U18 squads.
The successful candidate will be committed and passionate in successfully developing football players. Reporting to the Academy Head of Sports Science and Medicine, the post-holder will:
- Be responsible for the daily treatment of injuries to Academy players and develop and lead the Academy’s Medical department in line with the Club’s overall strategy for developing elite players in line with the EPPP
- Maintain accurate and up to date medical records for all registered Academy players.
- Carry out injury screening and construct an injury profile for players in line with the injury prevention and reduction strategy
- Deliver, monitor and periodically review each player’s individual learning plan.
- Be fully conversant with the PMA, ensuring all player records, session planning and administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner
- Be familiar with all Academy policies and processes, working as part of an interdisciplinary approach to player development as per the Academy Performance Plan Luton Town does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies for this vacancy.
Job Title Academy Lead Physiotherapist
Location: The Brache Training Ground, Luton
Remuneration Competitive and commensurate with skills and experience
How to Apply
Applications will close at 5.00pm on Friday 30th April 2021.
Interview Dates The shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview process, to take place during week commencing Monday 10th May 2021.
The Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Club has systems in place to ensure that the welfare of vulnerable groups is dealt with appropriately and sensitively. Everyone working at the Club has a duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and young people by creating an environment that protects them from harm. Our standards of practice ensure all staff are fully aware and understand their responsibilities under safeguarding legislation and statutory guidance.
The Club ensures that all staff that have a direct responsibility for children, young people or vulnerable adults, have been subject to the most stringent of recruitment practices which include Criminal Record Checks and reference checks. These staff are alert to signs of abuse or maltreatment and will refer concerns to the relevant Designated Safeguarding Officers using the agreed safeguarding procedures.
The individual must at all times, carry out their duties with due regard to the Clubs policies and procedures and in particular the Club’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.
The individual must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders. The individual must contribute to encouraging equality and respecting diversity by embedding such values in the workplace and challenging inappropriate behaviour and processes.
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).