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Physiotherapist for Wigan Athletic Football Club academy, England

  • Role: Coach
  • Level: Futbol Base
  • Salary: Competitivo
  • published 135 days ago


Wigan Athletic Football Club is looking to recruit a Senior Academy Physiotherapist to lead the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries for academy players, within the Professional Development Phase and Youth Development Phase.

Working hours: Varied, including Evenings and Weekends

Contract type: Permanent Full Time

The role involved:

Leading the Physiotherapy cover for the school release program for the U15-U16s players and assist the Head of Sports Science & Medicine with the Under 18’s & Under 23’s squad players.

Providing physiotherapy cover for under 18 and under 23 training sessions based at Christopher Park & Stadium Way.

Providing match day cover for matches concerning the above age groups.

Assessing, treating, and rehabilitating players through all stages of rehabilitation.

Working in collaboration with Academy sports science staff on end stage rehabilitation programmes with injured players.

Completing specific strength, power, and proprioception work as well as field-based rehabilitation for return to play.

Following the appropriate treatment programme for players and provide records of those treatments via an online records system (PMA).

Working closely with the Academy Coaches to keep them fully informed on the treatments, rehabilitation programmes and fitness of players within the age group.

Communicating effectively with all members of the team (Coaches, Strength & Conditioners etc.) regarding squad availability, injury status and rehabilitation progress.

Assisting with the provision of injury prevention screening and strategies.

Accompanying academy players and other WAFC players (when required) to consultations and investigations.

Working in collaboration with all members of the medical and sport science department across the Academy and first team to promote best practice and contribute to department CPD sessions.

Accurately recording medical notes via our online system in keeping with CSP standards and completing weekly injury reports.

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