Website Leyton Orient Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 25/08/2019
– Job Role: Part Time Physiotherapist

Responsible to: Academy Manager

Behaviours that Build Relationships with:
Academy Manager, Lead Phase Coaches, Coaches (Part Time), Heads of Department, First Team staff and Players.
Premier League & Football League, FA, Football Conference, first team staff and F.A.Y.C.D

Location: Score Centre, Whitbread’s, Chigwell and remote working (away games)

Working pattern and Work base:
Zero Hours per week (Monday to Sunday)
•Flexible working arrangements/hours
•Required to work outside of normal office hours, at evenings and weekends, on bank holidays and public holidays.
•Required to work mobile

Regular travel to fixtures, meetings and other events relating to performance of the duties.

Objective of the role:
To oversee the rehabilitation and medical convalescence of Academy players

Key Tasks leading to supporting players to achieve optimum level of conditioning:
Personal Development
•Undertake self-development to ensure knowledge in relation to all aspects of treatment methods are up-to-date and forward thinking:

•Responsibility for all aspects that fall within the role of Physiotherapist, including the treatment of injuries on site and at matches

•Liaising with Youth Team Physiotherapist in regards to contact of injured players.

•Responsibility for the well-being of all Academy players.

•Attending weekly and weekend Academy early evening injury clinic.

•Provide pitch side cover and injury management during training sessions

•Attend all Youth coaching sessions and games as required.

•Complete all weekly record forms as requested by the Academy Manager and Head of Coaching, including Medical notes for every session, to be promptly completed and returned to the Lead Physio by the Tuesday of every week, to ensure the players performance clocks are regularly updated via the P.M.A

•Monitor player development and report on individual progress through the performance clock.

•To integrate with all Academy department staff to deliver a holistic development programme for all players.

•Undertake enhancement of specific personal Qualifications and CPD training as provided by the Club and regulatory bodies.

•Report to the appropriate age group changing room at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the coaching session or 1 hour before the game. Be punctual always.

•Ensure pay claim forms are handed in on agreed dates, fully completed and signed.

Qualifications current and potential:
•BSc. in Physiotherapy
•BSc. in Sports Therapy
•MSc. In Physiotherapy (potential)
•Member of the Health Care Council

Staff must be aware of all Safeguarding and Equity and Diversity issues, along with all Academy and Club policies, rules and regulations.

Range of Experiences:
Experience of working in at least 3 of the following roles:
•A part time intern
•An evolving knowledge of how injuries are treated and managed
•A sound knowledge of role and functions of the skeletal, muscle and Cardio Vascular systems

•The appreciation of data collection (P.M.A)
•Running and designing rehabilitation and rehabilitation that meet the needs of the individual
•Football (coached or played at a high level)
•Working as part of a multi discipline team

Have ICT experience of PMA, Excel, Word and any other software as required to carry out the duties required for the job.

Personal Qualities:
Behaviours of a Leyton Orient Academy member of staff:
•Excellent communication and demeanour linked to personal skills
•Have a flexible attitude to work
•A suitable character-strong, optimistic
•Growth mind set-committed to becoming an expert
•The ability to build, maintain and evolve relationships with others
•Intellectually and emotionally sound
•Can adapt to different and changing situations
•Have the drive and enthusiasm to set high standards and achieve company objectives
•Easy and fun to be with-a relaxed professional
•Have a high degree of integrity and personal honesty
•Understands why accountability is important and understands when, why and how to accept this

Other Requirements:
•Have a full clean driving licence
•DBS clearance

•To have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, coaches and young people and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by the FA and the club.

General Information:
The employee must at all time carry out their duties with due regard to the Leyton Orient Football Club policies and procedures. The employee 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.

Equal opportunities and B.A.M.E Coaches:
Leyton Orient Football Club 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.

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