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VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Therapist

10 March 2021

Oldham Athletic are looking to recruit a part-time Academy Therapist to join the existing medical team and work within the 'Category 3' Academy programme.

During the football season, the successful candidate will be willing to work one to three evenings per week and at weekends on a rota basis, all as mutually arranged.

General Information
The successful candidate must have the following skills and competencies:

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of the PMA online tool.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development.
  • Willing to follow and promote the Club football philosophy.
  • A valid UK driving licence.
  • Please note this position requires a successful DBS check.

Essential

  • Completed BSc Physiotherapy or BSc Sports Therapy or BSc Sports Rehabilitation degree.
  • ITMMiF First Aid Qualification (in date).
  • SST or CSP/HCPC or BASRaT Registered.
  • Interest in paediatrics/sporting clinical environment.

Desirable

  • Advanced pitch-side trauma training ATMMiF (AREA).
  • Previous pitch-side or Paediatric/Academy setting experience.
  • Experience of working in a sporting interdisciplinary team. 
  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate (in date).

Safeguarding
To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy the successful candidate will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

How To Apply
This vacancy is available to start immediately. To apply, please provide your CV (including a minimum of two references) plus a covering letter including why you would be the ideal candidate for the role and detailing any previous experience to Graham.Yates@oldhamathletic.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Monday 29 March 2021. Due to the role being available for immediate start, interviews may be conducted before the closing date. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity. The volume of applications received prevents the club from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at the shortlisting stage.


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