Girls YDP Academy Sports Therapist

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join LFC Foundation as a Girls YDP Academy – Physiotherapist/ Sports Therapist. The responsibility for this role is to provide physiotherapy/sports Rehabilitation service within the Girls YDP Academy for all players.

What will you be doing?

Provision of pitch side cover at tournaments, friendly, and league fixtures for the Girls Academy
Provision of pitch side cover at training sessions (evenings and weekends) for the Girls Academy
Diagnose and establish treatment/ rehabilitation plans for relevant players for the Girls Academy
Provision of treatment and rehabilitation services for injured players in the Girls Academy
Liaise with key stakeholders regarding player availability and progress
Take part in CPD and attend in-house CPD training
Maintain contemporaneous medical notes to an excellent standard on the WPS (Women’s Performance System)
Ensure high levels of professionalism and patient confidentiality.
Liaise with age group multi-disciplinary team staff to optimise player performance and overall health
Carry out and oversee all investigations as required
Attend consultations with specialists to ensure that appropriate treatment decisions are made, if requested
Maintain contemporaneous medical notes to an excellent standard on the WPS (Women’s Performance System)

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role, you will have recent and relevant professional experience in a sports performance environment. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as being reliable, conscientious and have a flexible approach. You will understand the pressures and commitments required for players and the understanding of support strategies for players emotional needs.

You will be able to demonstrate the skill to create a positive working relationship with all key stakeholders and can work collaboratively in a team in a professional and pressurised environment. You will have the ability to create an ethos which promotes high aspirations and achievement for all.

Essential qualifications for the role
• Chartered HCPC registered Physiotherapist; or sports therapist.
• The FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF)
• Member of the Health Professions Council
• Post-graduate experience of working in professional sport is desirable.

Why should you apply?

This is a casual contract position, working up to 12 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
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