Hull City are looking for an Academy Youth Development Phase Physiotherapist to work within their Academy at Bishop Burton College.

The successful candidate will be required to assist the Academy Lead Physiotherapist in the delivery and development of all medical/health, sports science and strength and conditioning matters relating to YDP. You will be expected to maintain high professional standards of clinical sports therapy practice within the Medical and Sports Science Departments.

We are looking for someone who can be fully flexible to support with the medical provision for games, trips, tours etc. which may include travel within and outside the UK, including overnight stays.

Position Type: Permanent, full time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Hull City Academy, Bishop Burton College, HU17 8QG

Salary: £25-30k per annum, dependent on experience

Closing Date: 9th December 2022

Your key responsibilities

To fulfil the role of Physiotherapist in the assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of both PDP and YDP players, and to lead part-time members of the department in their own professional development
To assist in the delivery of on-field pitch-based rehabilitation sessions as requested
Effectively line manage and communicate with all casual academy medical staff to ensure there is continuity of care and adequate medical provisions in place for all U9s-U16s academy players
To create relationships with players, parents and coaches to support health and wellbeing, injury prevention and rehabilitation needs, whilst maintaining a professional distance from playing staff, acting in a manner appropriate and representative of the Club at all times
To assist, as required, the Academy Head of Physical Performance, Sports Scientists / Strength and Conditioning personnel and extended medical and sports science personnel in the completion and security of all medical insurance documentation and screening (cardiac, orthopaedic, osteopathic and podiatry) related to YDP players
To ensure the latest clinical, scientific and technical innovations to practice are incorporated into maintaining the highest level of care
Deliver and design, in conjunction with the other members of the medical and science department, daily pre-activation and injury risk reduction strategies
In conjunction with other support staff, contribute to meetings about performance enhancement and injury risk reduction strategies
This position will require close working relationships with the Sports Science, Strength and Conditioning staff as part of the Sports Medicine and Science Department to plan an “evidence-based” thorough rehabilitation plans for medium and long-term injured players
To attend and professionally engage in the internal emergency aid training and CPD program
To be responsible for providing emergency aid cover for Academy training sessions accompanying teams on match days as required
To assist in the implementation of the department’s injury prevention protocols through assessment, analysis, delivery and auditing of collected data
To fulfil the role of a Sports Therapist in the assessment, diagnosis and rehabilitation of all injuries
To maintain detailed records for all activities in the department in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures and to comply with the Core Standards of Sports Therapy practice
To assist other members of the Academy medical team in organising and deliver medical/health education programmes for the training of PDP and YDP staff and players.