SHE016.17 - Physiotherapist (working with Boccia)

This vacancy has now expired  Print  Back To Search Results

Posted: 31/01/2017 10:11
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £27,577 - £34,860 pa.
Location: Sheffield
Level: Practitioner
Deadline: 17/02/2017 09:00
Hours: 18.5
Benefits: 29 days annual leave, career average pension scheme
Job Type: Permanent

JOB DESCRIPTION – PHYSIOTHERAPIST (working with GB Boccia)

Salary Scales: £27,577 - £34,860 pa.

Grade: Level 2 (Physio) 0.5 FTE

Hours of Work: A part time 0.5 FTE role (18.5hrs) to be programmed around the sports camp and competition programme. There will be an expectation of flexibility within the role to meet the demands of the programme and this may include working irregular days or extended periods of travel. The role may include working outside normal office hours at evenings and weekends and on Public Holidays.

Location: The current place of work will be based at the EIS Performance Centre, Sheffield, however the sport will require you to travel to and work at other sites and competition venues both nationally and internationally.

ROLE SUMMARY

The successful applicant will provide and develop physiotherapy support services to Paralympic World Class Programme athletes including performance transition and foundation athletes.  Working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary athlete support team, this position will underpin strategies to optimise athlete health and wellbeing to minimise time-loss and maximise performance in training and competition.

MAIN TASKS AND ACTIVITIES

Work with the Lead Boccia Physiotherapist, Technical Lead Physiotherapist, Head of Sport Science and Sports Medicine / Athlete Health Lead, EIS and national governing body (NGB) support staff to improve performance through implementing, evaluating and developing physiotherapy services.

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of athlete health strategies in Boccia to optimise performance.

  • Deliver physiotherapy services to Boccia athletes.

  • Identify and deliver individualised athlete management and rehabilitation programmes and targeted injury risk management strategies to enhance performance in collaboration with the interdisciplinary athlete support team, coaches and athletes.

  • Ensure that the delivery of the physiotherapy and soft tissue therapy services effectively meet their commitments to athletes, coaches and National Governing Bodies across the programme and Home Country institutes.

  • Utilise the electronic medical records system (PDMS) for accurate record keeping and injury surveillance analysis to inform athlete health decision making.

  • Participate in the delivery of project work or applied research within Boccia and across the organisation as appropriate.

  • Assist in the player classification process and confirmation at national and international levels for identified GB athletes.To include assisting in the preparation and compilation of classification profiles.

  • Lead on the advice, guidance and implementation of UKAD guidelines.

  • Within the rules of professional confidentiality liaise with athletes, parents, coaches and other support staff as appropriate.

  • Comply with Professional Codes of Conduct, standards and guidelines.

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing and development across the organisation to support the development of world class physiotherapy services.

PERSON SPECIFICATION – PHYSIOTHERAPIST LEVEL 2

 

COMPETENCY AREA

ESSENTIAL / DESIRABLE

ASSESSED BY

Qualifications

   

Degree in Physiotherapy

Essential

Sight of certificates

Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Essential

Sight of membership

Higher degree (or equivalent) specialising in Sports Physiotherapy / Sport and Exercise Medicine / Sports Rehabilitation

Desirable

Sight of Certificate

Experience

 

 

Experience in the provision of physiotherapy services to Paralympic athletes and coaches to improve performance.  This should include work with high performance teams or squads.

Essential

Application

Interview

Experience of developing and implementing innovative ideas and putting them into practice.

Essential

Application Interview

Experience of the application of technical and non-technical skills to deliver injury management and rehabilitation strategies within a Paralympic sports environment.

Essential

Application

Interview

Experience of developing and delivering strategies to manage injury risk and optimise performance in collaboration with coaches and support staff.

Essential

Application Interview

Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of physiotherapy support in a Paralympic high performance sport environment.

Essential

Application

Interview

Experience of working as a first responder for acute trauma management in sport.

Desirable

Application

Have travelled with a team(s) to a national competition or training camp.

Desirable

Application

Experience of dealing with national performance programmes within National Governing Bodies of sport.

Desirable

Application

Interview

Knowledge and Skills

 

 

An understanding of the performance demands and needs of elite wheelchair athletes and their coaches.

Essential

Interview

Detailed knowledge of applied functional anatomy/pathoanatomy to inform assessment, clinical reasoning and classification eligibility.

Essential

Interview

Practical Task

Knowledge of technical skills underpinning the delivery of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in the Paralympic sporting environment.

Essential

Interview

Practical Task

Knowledge of recent advances in applied musculoskeletal medicine (encompassing assessment, clinical reasoning, best practice rehabilitation, return to play and injury risk management).

Essential

Interview

Practical Task

A sound understanding of the various sports science and sports medicine disciplines.

Essential

Interview

Excellent presentation and communication skills that can motivate behavioural change to have a positive impact on performance.

Essential

Practical task

Interview

Ability to communicate complex data in terms that are easily understood by a wide range of audiences.

Essential

Practical task

Interview

An interest in sport and recognition of the importance of promoting and supporting equality, safeguarding and anti-doping within sport.

Essential

Interview

Skilled in building and maintaining productive relationships with high performance staff within national governing bodies of sport.

Essential

Interview

Can demonstrate knowledge and awareness of Athlete Support Personnel roles and responsibilities under the World Anti-Doping Code.

Desirable

Interview

Having the willingness to engage with and support continuous professional development in anti-doping, i.e. UKAD Accredited Advisor Certification.

Essential

Interview

May be required to work with athletes under 18 (DBS check required)

Yes

 

 

There is a practical task and assessment process involved in the selection of this role. Further details will be provided to shortlisted candidates.



This vacancy has now expired  Print  Back To Search Results