Barrow AFC Medical Team Vacancies

News of some exciting opportunities to join our medical team!

Ahead of the 2019/20 season, we are looking for two dedicated and motivated individuals to join our medical team in the roles of First Team Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist and First Team Sports Scientist / Strength and Conditioner.

Any candidates interested in the positions, which are outlined below, should send their CV and covering letter to head physiotherapist Callum Walters at bafcmedical@gmail.com

 

Job Title: First Team Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist

Contract: Full-time

Pay: To be agreed

Location: Manchester / Barrow

 

Job purpose:

Barrow AFC are looking to recruit a physiotherapist/sports therapist to work alongside our current sports therapist. Assisting and in managing all aspects of the team’s medical and performance department.

Duties:

  • Leading aspects of the teams medical and performance department.
  • Assessing player injuries and concerns, assisting with decision making upon next best course of action in line with current evidence base.
  • Communicating with other members of the coaching team regarding players availability for training and games.
  • Plan and lead, group and individual progressive injury prevention programmes in line with current evidence base.
  • Plan and lead, group and individual progressive injury rehabilitation programmes in line with current evidence base.
  • Arranging further investigations, building relationships with, and communication with specialists when necessary.
  • Overseeing students’ education on placement at the club.
  • Delegate appropriately to other members of the medical team.
  • Up keeping of clinical notes.
  • Lead the emergency action plan at home games alongside the club doctor and other medical staff on duty.

Essential Requirements:

  • BSc Physiotherapy / Sports Therapy or equivalent degree.
  • Membership to appropriate society and own medical insurance.
  • Your own transport to our training ground in Manchester and home games in Barrow.
  • Good knowledge of musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Passionate about working in an elite sporting environment.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience of working in sport.
  • FA Level 4 ITMMiF or up to date IFAS.
  • Massage qualification.
  • UK full driving licence.

 

 

Job Title: First Team Sports Scientist / Strength and Conditioner Intern

Contract: Part-time

Salary: To be agreed

Location: Manchester / Barrow

 

Job purpose:

Barrow AFC are looking to recruit a sports scientist / strength and conditioner intern to work among our current sports medicine and performance department. The selected candidate will head the sports science aspect of the team’s medical and performance department.

Duties:

  • Independently managing own sports science department within medical and performance.
  • Utilize GPS data, presenting relevant information to the members of the coaching team.
  • Leading performance sessions such as warm-ups, pre-habilitation and strength and conditioning.
  • Working alongside head therapist to provide individualized conditioning programs for injury prevention.
  • Innovatively preparing methods for player recovery and maximum player availability.
  • Communicating with other members of the coaching team regarding players availability for training and games.
  • Appropriately manage end stage rehabilitation of injured players.
  • Supervise students on placement at the club.
  • Keep up date with current sports medicine literature.

Essential Requirements:

  • Current BSc in Sports and Exercise Science or equivalent degree or in final year of degree.
  • Your own transport to our training ground in Manchester and home games in Barrow.
  • Passionate about working in an elite sporting environment.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience of working in sport.
  • Strength and Conditioning qualification / experience.
  • First Aid qualification / experience (training can be given).
  • UK full driving licence.

 

*These posts may be subject to a criminal record check or an enhanced DBS check*