College Physiotherapist / Sports Therapist

High Level Summary:

Department: Education & Employability (Sheffield United Community College)

Responsible To: Football Development Officer

Hours: 6 hours per week (Casual Hour Contract – Term-Time only – 39-weeks)

Salary: £25 per hour

Closing Date: Friday 12th July 2024

Please download the full job description here.

If you are interested in this post and would like to discuss the role further, please contact Aiden Spowage (Football Development Officer) on 07581 746027.

Apply: To apply please send your CV and Cover Letter to aiden.spowage@sufc-community.co.uk.

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Sheffield United College, prestigious community foundation for an energetic and dynamic Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist working on a casual basis.

Reporting to the Football Development Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing medical cover for college home fixtures on Wednesdays, in addition to training sessions which take place on various days throughout the week (12pm until 1.30pm). You will lead the rehabilitation and return to play of injured players across the college. Working closely with the coaching team to deliver an injury prevention / prehab programme, as well as lead various individual and groups sessions. You will be required to work across multiple sites based across Sheffield.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • To take responsibility for the co-ordination and communication surrounding injuries. sustained, rehabilitation and return to play for players.
  • Provide medical cover for home games – normally on Wednesday although sometimes this can change, and flexibility is required.
  • Provide medical cover for training sessions including the delivery of prehab and rehab programmes as required.

          Sheffield United Community Foundation:

          Sheffield United Community Foundation provides a bespoke, high-quality education and training programme specialising in the delivery of accredited sports-based qualifications in further and higher education. Our aim is to prepare students for a successful career in the football and wider sports industries. Our programmes are delivered across three purposely selected sites: Handsworth FC, Leisure United Westfield and Bramall Lane.

          As part of our college environment, we deliver lessons within modern equipped classrooms and provide each learner their own Chromebook and personal virtual classroom platform. Practical sessions are based at local facilities which boast FIFA Quality Pro Certified Football Pitch football pitches, learning hubs as well as well-equipped fitness suites. Our study programmes emphasise value added opportunities for our learners including: work placements, mentoring, positive behaviour awards, trips and visits and guest speakers.

          Our Mission:

          Harnessing the power of Sheffield United, we deliver bespoke programmes that tackle inequalities and provide opportunities to improve people’s lives and develop communities.

          Our Pillars:

          Trustworthy – Flexible – Considerate – Passionate – Progressive

          Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please let us know if there are any alternative arrangements which need to be made to help you during the application and interview process.

          We particularly welcome applications from under-represented audiences, including but not limited to applicants with disabilities, ethnically diverse communities, and we don’t discriminate against any age groups.