Club: Norwich City FC

Contract: Full Time 

Closing Date: 24th August 2018

How to Apply 

To apply for the role of Academy Physiotherapist please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to: vacancies@canaries.co.uk

Closing date for all applications is 5pm Friday 24th August 2018.

The Norwich City Football Club Academy is looking to recruit a full-time Academy Physiotherapist. The successful individual must be motivated and enthusiastic with proven experience within Physiotherapist roles. The successful individual will be tasked with supporting our Sports Science and Medicine department and will be responsible for delivering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries within the Academy, whilst leading on the U18 Squad.

Reporting into the Lead Physiotherapist, this exciting opportunity involves working 40 hours over the course of the week with responsibilities at evenings and weekends covering competitive fixtures and training.

Your experience in physiotherapy will play a key role in the following;

Maintain high standard of medical care to all Academy players and trialists as directed by the Head of Sports Science and Medicine;
Deliver excellent standards of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries;
Liaise with the Lead Physiotherapist in the treatment Academy players;
Communicate effectively with Sports Science and Medicine colleagues and liaise with relevant coaches with regard to injuries and player well-being;
To ensure all training and matches is adequately covered with suitably qualified medical staff with reference to EPPP Guidelines;
Be responsible for fully documenting injuries and maintaining confidentiality in accordance with governing body and EPPP guidelines. Additionally help maintain records of maturation, well-being and match statistics;
In conjunction with relevant staff within the Sport Science and Medicine team, to complete phase specific profiling and assessments and use the information gathered to generate and implement injury prevention programmes to be carried out during the season; and
Assist any other member of the Medical team at Norwich City in any role deemed appropriate.

The role would ideally suit a candidate with the organisational skills and attention to detail to maintain an efficient working CAT 1 Academy of which aims to create an efficient environment for producing young professional football players.

You will need to have excellent communication skills to create strong working relationships both internally and externally, with staff, parents, and suppliers. It is also essential for you to have proven experience of time management and meeting deadlines for the fast paced and exciting working environment.

The role offers a fantastic opportunity to begin a career within the Academy at one of the most recognised Championship Football Clubs.