MCWFC Physiotherapist

MCWFC Physiotherapist

Website Manchester City Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 18/10/2019
– Job Role : MCWFC Physiotherapist

Contribute to the achievement of the aims and objectives of the MCWFC Sports Science and Medicine department through the delivery of best practice physiotherapy/rehabilitation along the care pathways outlined and governed by City Football Group (CFG) Human Performance departments and the Head of Sport Science and Medicine (MCWFC).

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:

•To fulfil the role of a chartered physiotherapist in the assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of all injuries to our MCWFC First Team Squad.
•To lead in the delivery and development of world class clinical practice within the Sports Science and Medicine department (MCWFC).
•To drive the development of evidence-based protocols for all areas of physiotherapy within the MCWFC & associated teams using all available resources including the latest research and collaboration with clinical specialists.
•To contribute fully within the Career Professional Development (CPD) programme of the department, through both participation and delivery at MCWFC/wider CFG/Man City Academy CPD sessions.
•Be actively involved in an interdisciplinary approach of working within the department that includes close links to all areas of the club.
•To maintain all legal and professional qualifications in relation to your position within the club.
•To observe, monitor and react to the ever-evolving world of Sports Medicine; keeping up to date with all current research developments and changes in professional regulations.
•To ensure the latest clinical, scientific and technical innovations for practice are incorporated into maintaining the highest level of care.
•As part of the MCWFC Sports Science and Medicine Department provide emergency aid cover for both training sessions and matches. To maintain up to date ATMMIF accreditation to meet all legal requirements for this specific part of the role.
•To attend and professionally engage in the internal emergency aid training programme.
•To maintain detailed records for all activities in the department in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
•To assist in the implementation of the departmental performance enhancement / injury prevention protocols through assessment, analysis, delivery and auditing of collected data.
•Play a proactive role in promoting a positive high-performance culture and take responsibility for driving the women’s and girls’ programmes forward.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Essential:
•BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy.
•HCPC registered.
•Member of the CSP.
•Up-to-date ATMMiF qualification
•Extensive injury screening, diagnostic, manual therapy and sports rehabilitation understanding.
•Extensive knowledge in injury prevention methods and recovery strategies.
•Clear evidence of engaging with a varied CPD programme.
•Excellent clinical reasoning skills.
•Excellent range of clinical treatment skills.
•An excellent understanding of the principles of human performance and how they relate to clinical sports medicine.
•Ability to lead group sessions and deliver gym and pitch-based programmes to groups and individuals.
•Ability to develop productive relationships within the department, football club and with relevant individuals within the wider sports medicine community.
•Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.

Desirable
•MSc in Physiotherapy.
•Evidence of an extensive and structured CPD portfolio – including post graduate qualifications showing a range of different clinical skills e.g. Manipulative Therapy, Movement Dysfunction Assessment, Real Time Ultrasound, Soft Tissue Mobilisation/Manipulation, Acute Injury Management, Acupuncture.
•Use of GPS metrics within the rehabilitation process.

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