Company Name:
Wigan Athletic
Location:
Wigan
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Club
02 Jun 2024
About The Role

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide physiotherapy support primarily to the First Team squad including assessment and diagnosis of musculoskeletal; implementation of appropriate treatment and rehabilitation strategies; pre training management of players including strapping, taping and administration of treatment as required.
  • Provide physiotherapy cover and support to the U23 squad based with the first team including assessment and diagnosis of musculoskeletal; implementation of appropriate treatment and rehabilitation strategies; pre training management of players including strapping, taping and administration of treatment as required.
  • Provide support & oversee the development, co-ordination, and implementation of all medical musculoskeletal matter.
  • To liaise closely with the Club Doctor, Head Physio, Sports Scientists, and other members of the team to optimise player medical care and performance with all medical/health related matters for all professional players.
  • Provide evidence-based treatment and develop injury rehabilitation guidelines.
  • Accompany players to medical consultations, possibly at short notice, ensuring the player receives optimal care and advice at all times.
  • Organise and coordinate all necessary investigations (e.g., MRI, X-ray), appointments, and specialist treatments / procedures.
  • To be involved in the counselling process of all first team players covering medical/health related matters.
  • Responsible for the continued running of injury reduction strategies in line with the clubs ‘Injury Reduction Pyramid’, (including, pre-signing player recruitment screening, load monitoring, athletic & movement development programmes, structured & individualised injury reduction programmes).
  • Liaise effectively with the First Team coaching staff daily in order to keep them informed of players’ availability for matches and training.
  • Educate players on responsible management of injuries and injury prevention strategies.
  • Provide Physiotherapy match day cover for all First Team games.
  • Provide ‘on field’ first aid to injured players and aid in their removal and dispatch to appropriate facility.
  • Responsible for the organisation of First Team ‘Matchday Emergency Action in accordance with the Football Association guidelines.
About The Candidate

ESSENTIAL:

Qualifications:

  • A qualification at degree level in Physiotherapy.
  • Registration with CSP and HCPC.
  • Valid ATMMiF course.
  • A full UK Driving Licence.

Experience:

  • Experience of working in a professional football club environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of strength and conditioning requirements of the elite footballer.

    Knowledge Skills & Qualities:

  • Excellent leadership & communication skills
  • Professional, reliable, and flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrate good levels of I.T. literacy, in particular the use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and shared file systems (e.g. Dropbox).
  • Possess the coaching and communication skills that engages and motivates a diverse range of player.
  • Keen interest in rehabilitation and treatment of injuries & sport
  • Ability to encourage & motivate players with rehabilitation & injury prevention programmes.
  • An enthusiastic attitude
  • The ability to work well in a team and on your own.
  • Ability to travel.
About The Club

The company is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

The company is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The group recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The group expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.

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