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. Luton Town does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies for this vacancy.
Job Title Casual Academy Sports Therapist
- Location The Brache Training Ground, Luton
- Contract Casual Worker, Seasonal basis
- Remuneration Session rate (dependent on experience)
How to Apply
Applications will close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 19th May 2021.
Interview Dates The shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview process, to take place during week commencing Monday 24th 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).