Women’s Sports Therapist
Tottenham Hotspur FC
London, United Kingdom
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Job Role Summary
|Job Title||Women’s Sports Therapist|
|Location||London, United Kingdom, Europe|
|Function||Sports Science & Medicine — Doctor|
|Employment Terms||Casual, Flexible|
|Closing Date||Closing date and time for applications passed|
Job Role Details
Tottenham Hotspur is a world famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centered around building a platform for long-term success, including our new world-class stadium.
The Club operates out of multiple facilities, including a world-class Training Centre/ Lilywhite House, where the position of Talent Pathway Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist is based.
The position will involve match-day work so candidates should be willing and able to work over weekends and/or Bank Holidays.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
- The main scope of this role is to work with the Women's Medical Department to deliver therapy services to Junior Academy players (8-21yrs).
- The role will also be responsible for pitch side assessment and treatment of the players during training and match days.
- To promote and protect the health & wellbeing of all Junior Academy players, whilst working within the code of conduct and good practice of the Society of Sports Therapists.
- To keep up to date medical records and assist where necessary with an audit of injuries, musculoskeletal screening and delivery of individual or group pre-habilitation programmes.
- To work efficiently with a multidisciplinary team including Doctors, Sport Scientists, Strength & Conditioning Coaches and Coaches.
- Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
- Present at all home (set-up, treatment of players before game, warm-up and after –game), attendance at all club training sessions each week.
- Responsible for the pitch side assessment and treatment of the players during training and match days.
- Providing assessment, treatment and functional rehabilitation of injured players.
- Clinical decision making process (fitness of player to train or play).
- Player education (injury prevention).
- To keep up to date medical records and may be asked to assist with an audit of injuries, musculoskeletal screening and delivery of individual or group pre-habilitation programmes.
- To ensure personal CPD is progressive and kept to the highest possible standard.
- To keep legally bound, up to date, accurate medical documentation and ensure all medical documentation is secure, organised, accurate and up to date as present for relevant parties as required.
- Confidentiality. The Sports Therapist must always abide by the SST's Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
- Ensure all Junior Academy players are aware and comply with the FA Doping control regulations.
- Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.
- To keep all venue EAP's updated and shared with all staff
- Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
- Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
- Generate innovative ideas and strive to deliver the highest standard of service as possible
- Value and respect others: building relationships and working well within a team environment
- Thoughtful and understanding; sensitive to the needs of others.Alert –attentive and observant, able to make decisions quickly and adapting to situations
- Proactive – think ahead rather than simply reacting in the moment
- Able to work independently, showing initiative, taking responsibility and thinking logically
- Reliable – be able to commit to event days and to be punctual
- Passionate: taking great pride and enthusiasm in your work.
- Fantastic personal skills – good communicator: friendly, approachable, positive attitude.
- Flexible - able to perform a variety of roles in different settings throughout the stadium and surrounding areas
Skills & Experience
- Degree in Sports Therapy or Physiotherapy
- Current member of The Society of Sports Therapists or HCPC Registration for Physiotherapists
- FA Emergency First Aid in Football (EMFAIF)
- FA Certificate in Safeguarding Children
- FA Criminal Records Check
Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check with barred list.
Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities
Tottenham Hotspur FC is committed to eliminating discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.