BIS043.19 - Senior Physiotherapist (GB Snowsports)

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Posted: 30/04/2019 15:52
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £38,598 - £42,083 p.a
Location: Bisham
Level: Senior Practitioner
Deadline: 20/05/2019 09:00
Hours: 37 hours per week
Benefits: 29 days annual leave, career average pension scheme
Job Type: Permanent

JOB DESCRIPTION – SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST (working with GB Snowsport)

Salary Scales: £38,598 - £42,083 p.a

Grade: Level 3 (Physio)

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 Bisham Abbey (although location may be negotiable) however the EIS/GBS may require you to travel to and work at other offices and training/ competition venues both nationally and internationally.

Interview date:Thursday 6 June 2019

ROLE SUMMARY

The successful applicant will manage the delivery and development of physiotherapy support services to Olympic and Paralympic 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. They will be responsible for coordinated service delivery across sports medicine, physiotherapy and soft tissue therapy.

MAIN TASKS AND ACTIVITIES

Work with GBS Senior Leadership Team, Performance Scientist, Lead Coaches, Technical Lead Physiotherapist and EIS/national governing body (NGB) support staff to improve performance through implementing, evaluating and developing physiotherapy and athlete health services.

  • Lead the development and delivery of athlete health strategies across all GBS disciplines to optimise performance; with an initial focus on the Paralympic Programme
  • Proactively manage and deliver physiotherapy services to programme athletes, and coordinate the wider physiotherapy team (both nationally and abroad)
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the PD, CMO, Head of Para, Head Coach and Lead S&C coach to align health and performance strategic planning and coordinated delivery.
  • Lead 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 GBS, and that services are aligned in terms of policies, protocols, pathways and standards of practice
  • Play a lead role in athlete profiling, monitoring and evaluation, providing timely and impactful feedback and analysis to WCP staff.
  • Provide a point of contact for all WCP athlete coaches for all general service delivery matters relating to Athlete Health (across the UK and Overseas). This includes maintaining positive day-to-day relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Utilise the electronic medical records system (PDMS) for accurate record keeping and injury surveillance analysis to inform athlete health decision making.
  • Lead the delivery of project work or applied research and be responsible for research and innovation projects (and timely delivery) which enhance athlete health across the organisation as appropriate.
  • Design and deliver athlete health service activity for WCP training camps and competitions
  • Develop and disseminate resources across the WCP to support the delivery of world leading SSSM practice
  • 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.
  • Actively contribute to annual planning and ensure resources are efficiently allocated to enable comprehensive service delivery to priority athletes.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for the EIS Athlete Health team and maintain impactful relationships across the EIS to maximise the impact of knowledge integration from across the network.
  • Build and manage effective working relationships across the EIS, Home Country Sports Institutes (HCSI) and other partner stakeholders.
  • Ensure that SSSM practitioners operate as an efficient, connected support team, ensuring an inter-disciplinary approach both within the athlete health team and with the SSSM team as a whole.
  • Proactively support WCP practitioner development, creating a challenging and stimulating environment for the continual enhancement of practitioner knowledge and skills (both technical and inter-personal)

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.                   

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PERSON SPECIFICATION – SENIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST LEVEL 3

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

 

 

Extensive experience in the provision of physiotherapy services to athletes and coaches to improve performance.  This must 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

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

Essential

Application

Interview

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

Essential

Application Interview

Extensive 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.

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

Desirable

Application

Interview

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

Desirable

Application

Knowledge and Skills

 

 

A comprehensive understanding of the performance demands and needs of elite athletes and coaches.

Essential

Interview

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

Essential

Interview

Practical Task

Comprehensive knowledge of technical skills underpinning the delivery of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in the sporting environment.

Essential

Interview

Practical Task

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

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.

Essential

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

 

For this level of role we would expect the individual to have a minimum of 4 full years’ experience of working in high performance sport, although this does not preclude applicants without this from applying if they feel they have the necessary knowledge and skills.

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



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