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VACANCY: Head academy physiotherapist

1 June 2015

Head academy physiotherapist vacancy at Brunton Park

An opportunity has arisen at Carlisle United Football Club for a Head Academy Physiotherapist. This position is a permanent position.

The position is full time working with the scholars (U18) and overseeing the academy medical department from U9 to U16. You will be responsible to the Head of Sports Medicine and the Academy Manager.

Main roles and responsibilities

+ Plan, deliver and evaluate treatment and rehabilitation strategies for Academy players.
+ Work closely with the First Team Head Physio with regards to the transition of players into the professional squad.
+ Ensure appropriate medical supervision at all U18 training sessions and matches.
+ Meet criteria of the EPPP.
+ Develop nutritional strategies and support both individually and for team menus/meals.
+  Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Personal requirements

+ Chartered Physiotherapy Qualification is essential.
+ Member of the HCPC.
+ Experience treating paediatric and adolescent sports injuries is desirable.
+ Qualified in sports first aid.
+ Experience of working within elite sport (preferably football).
+ Current CRB clearance.

The position is salaried and will be dependent upon experience.

How to apply

Please send a covering letter and your CV including details of your current employment for the attention of Neil Dalton to or by post to – Carlisle United FC, Brunton Park, Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 1LL.

Closing date is Friday 29 May 2015.

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