Leicester City FC have an exciting opportunity for a Chartered Physiotherapist to join our team primarily providing physiotherapy services to our Under 12s-14s whilst also co-ordinating the provision of services provided to our Under 9-11 age groups. The postholder will assess, treat and rehabilitate injured players, providing physio cover to training, fixtures and tournaments whilst ensuring effective communication with key coaching staff.
The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Physiotherapist (HCPC and CSP registered) and hold an FA Advance Trauma Medial Management in Football qualification. They will have previous experience of working as a physiotherapist within an elite pediatric sporting environment. They will have excellent communication skills and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate past experience of successfully working within a multi-disciplinary team environment, co-operating with key colleagues to achieve departmental objectives.
Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.
Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the Uefa Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.
Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2020 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.
Ultimately, the Club’s vision is as exciting as it is simple: we believe that together, it’s possible. We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.
Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.
Contract Type - Permanent
Hours Per Week - 37.5, including weekend and evening working
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer, and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.
Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.
If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending an application form, along with a covering letter, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the subject line 'YDP Physiotherapist Application (TGG)'
To progress your application, candidates must also complete an Equality Monitoring Form; this will be treated in confidence to your application and will aid LCFC in our obligations and commitments to support diversity and inclusion.
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