BAE008.19 - Physiotherapist (working with The British Sailing Team)

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Posted: 04/02/2019 11:48
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £28,132 - £41,666 p.a
Location: RYA Weymouth
Level: Practitioner
Deadline: 01/03/2019 09:00
Hours: 37
Benefits: 29 days annual leave, career average pension scheme
Job Type: Permanent

 JOB DESCRIPTION – PHYSIOTHERAPIST (working with The British Sailing Team)

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Salary Scales: £28,132 - £41,666 p.a

Interview Date:  13 March 2019 in Weymouth

Grade: Level 2-3 (Physio) dependent on experience

Hours of Work: Such hours as necessary to carry out your duties. This will involve a minimum of 37 hours per week and may include working outside normal office hours at evenings and weekends and on Public Holidays.

Location: The normal place of work is British Sailing Team Performance Unit, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1DX, however the role may require you to travel to and work at other offices and competition venues both nationally and internationally.

ROLE SUMMARY

The successful applicant will provide and develop physiotherapy support services to World Class Programme 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. This role has the potential to deliver Physiotherapy services as part of the British Sailing Team at the 2020 Olympic Games, subject to internal support staff selection processes.

You will enjoy working as part of a team and be a natural problem solver who enjoys planning & considering the future. You have the potential to excel as a practitioner and you enjoy an outdoors lifestyle. As a person you have a natural passion and purposeful approach to your work.

MAIN TASKS AND ACTIVITIES

Work with the Technical Lead Physiotherapist, Performance 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 to optimise performance.
  • Deliver physiotherapy services to The British Sailing Team 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.
  • 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 The British Sailing Team and across the organisation as appropriate.
  • 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.

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.        


  • 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 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 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 to high performance sport.

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 athletes and coaches.

Essential

Interview

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

Essential

Interview

Practical Task

Knowledge of technical skills underpinning the delivery of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in the 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

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION FOR SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST LEVEL 3       (Inclusive of Level 2 Specification above)

COMPETENCY AREA

ESSENTIAL / DESIRABLE

ASSESSED BY

Experience

   

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

Essential

Application

Have travelled with a team to a major international competition at senior or junior level (e.g. Olympic or Paralympic Games, World or European Championships or Commonwealth Games).

Desirable

Application

Experience of presenting applied sports medicine learning in lecture and practical application at M level

Desirable

Application 

Knowledge and Skills

   

Comprehensive 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 comprehensive understanding of the various sports science and sports medicine disciplines

Essential

Interview

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

Essential

Interview

For this level of role it would be expected that the applicant has a minimum of four years’ experience of working in high performance sport, although this does not preclude applicants without this from applying if they possess evidence of the necessary knowledge and skills.

To apply:

Applicants are required to submit a video as part of their application.  Choose four pictures that describe you, and talk through the meaning of the four selected pictures in no more than 3 minutes.

A. Please upload your CV

B. Please upload your covering letter

C. Please upload your application video to WeTransfer (WeTransfer.com) and send to vicky.glen@eis2win.co.uk.  

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



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