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Vacancy: Assistant Sports Therapist - Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers is looking for a part-time assistant therapist to join the medical department, contributing to the overall performance support for the British Basketball League (BBL) squad.

The successful applicant would, in strong collaboration with the Head of Medical, provide injury assessment, treatment and rehab for injured athletes, provide taping and treatment before training sessions, whilst providing courtside first aid for training and away fixtures. 

This is a part-time fixed-term position, paid at £20 per hour for clinic (approx. 4 hours per week, mainly Tuesday and Thursday) and £100 per game (approx. 20 away fixtures during the season, generally Friday, Saturday or Sunday).

There is the opportunity to attend CPD courses funded by the club. The successful applicant will be required to have a flexible approach to weekly working, with training generally Tuesday/Thursday 5pm and games Friday, Saturday or Sunday. All travel, and accommodation where necessary, will be provided. 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of athletes from the Bristol Flyers BBL squad.
  • Produce progressive, evidence-based injury rehabilitation programmes for injured athletes.
  • Provide and deliver evidence-based injury prevention strategies to athletes.
  • Liaise and provide regular updates to coaches and support staff regarding athletes’ injury status
  • Provide courtside first aid for training (Tuesday/Thursday) and games (predominately away fixtures, approx. 20 per season).
  • Ensure all administration is completed in timely manner
  • Ensure medical notes are completed in accordance with governing body guidelines.
  • Carry out any other duties as requested by management.

TO APPLY:

Please email a covering letter and CV to: craig.barden@bristolflyers.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 7th August 2022
Interviews: W/C 8th August 2022

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