Surrey Rugby

Vacancy - Club Physiotherapist Old Emanuel RFC

Club Physiotherapist Old Emanuel RFC:

Reports to: Director of Rugby/Head Coach

Role Purpose:

To oversee the therapy and medical provision for Old Emanuel Rugby, senior rugby section.

Job Description

This is an exciting role in a growing club whose 1st XV compete in London SW3.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Physiotherapist interested and passionate about working in sport. Ideally this candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience, preferably in the field of rugby union.

The candidate must have strong clinical skills, including assessment, treatment and management of MSK injuries, with a sound rehabilitation background.

The key roles and responsibilities within this position are to attend home and away matches (Saturday), and hold a clinic at Tuesday training sessions. training sessions are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Essential requirements:

· Graduate Sports Therapist or Physiotherapist with experience in Rugby Union.

· Candidates will need to have the RFU Pre-Hospital Immediate Care In Sport (ICIS Level 2) qualification to cover matches.

Desirable requirements:

· Candidates will ideally have (or be working towards) the RFU Pre-Hospital Immediate Care In Sport (ICIS Level 3) qualification to cover matches.

· At least 3 years' post-graduate experience working within sport.

Key Responsibilities:

· To offer timely assessment of acute injuries and ensure appropriate follow up care is arranged

· To communicate effectively with the coaching team, on player availability both in the short and longer term, including planning modified training programmes.

· To work with the head coach and coaching team in developing clear return to play pathways, providing a template for commonly seen injuries.

· To evaluate rehab programme progressions

· To ensure all necessary medical equipment and medicines has been audited, remains in date, in good working order and accessible for use.

· To arrange appropriate cover for all matches (in line with RFU protocol) and liaise with opposition team medics where appropriate to facilitate this.

· To provide match day first aid and immediate care when in attendance.

· To assist players in pre-match preparations as required and provide pitch-side injury assessment and immediate care.

To apply please send CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the job to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.For an informal discussion please contact Darryl on 07956338004

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