Jobs at Walsall FC

Here is the latest news and information of job vacancies at Walsall Football Club, including employment opportunities at Banks's Stadium and the Walsall FC Community Programme.

CASUAL ACADEMY PHYSIOTHERAPIST/ SPORT THERAPIST
Job Title: Casual Academy Physiotherapist/Sport Therapist
Organisation: Walsall FC Academy
Salary: Hourly rate

An opportunity has arisen within the medical department of Walsall Football Club Academy to gain valuable experience of working with footballers in an elite sporting environment.

Working evenings and Sunday mornings as required, the successful candidate will diagnose, treat and manage the rehabilitation process of injured players, in addition to providing first aid cover for academy home games.

The normal place of work is at the Walsall FC, Banks’s Stadium. The successful candidate will need to show a keen interest of working in sport, are up to date with current literature, understand their scope of practice and who seek to develop their skills.

There will be opportunities for internal CPD, shadowing and clinical practice feedback, meaning this job is perfect for a candidate to develop their autonomy, communication and clinical skills in a paediatric sport setting.

Essential:
• BSc Hons Physiotherapy, or Sports Therapy degree 
• CSP/HCPC registered 
• Intermediate First Aid for Sport (IFAS) 
• Computer literate 
• Excellent communication skills

Tasks and responsibilities:
• Provide pitch side first aid cover for academy home games on Sunday 
• Provide treatment and rehabilitation for Academy players during evening injury clinics. 
• Maintain high quality notes on PMA (medical notes system) 
• To work closely with the other medical staff, Academy Manager and coaches to keep them fully informed on the treatments, rehabilitation programs and fitness of players.

Walsall FC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work place.

Successful candidates will be subjected to a CRB/DBS check.

To apply send your CV along with covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the above requirements of the post to yinka.adeshina@walsallfc.co.uk Lead Academy Physiotherapist. The closing date for all applications is 20th February 2017.

CASUAL ACADEMY COACHES
Walsall Football Club is looking to recruit a number of casual Academy Coaches to work within the schoolboy phase.

The position(s) will encompass the following roles and responsibilities:
• Delivering of age specific syllabus to players in their charge. 
• Completing online and electronic reviewing and assessments of players and sessions. 
• Communicating effectively with all team members and reporting back to the Lead Phase Coach. 
• Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent coaching. 
• Have experience of working with the PMA System, ensuring all player records, session planning and administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:
• Proven coaching experience within an elite framework.
• An ability to differentiate tasks based on ability and key stages of player/child development.
• An approachable manner towards young people.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills with other department members and coaching staff.
• Willing to work flexible and unsociable hours including evenings and weekends.

Desirable Qualities and Qualifications:
• UEFA B Licence (Essential)
• Hold a current FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate
• FA Youth Award (Modules 1, 2 and 3)
• FA Advanced Youth Award with age-specific specialist element relevant to the Development Phase
• Member of FA Licenced Coaches Club (current and up to date including CPD hours) and Attributes Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level.

Walsall FC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our workplace.

If this position is of interest to you and you would like to be considered, to apply send your CV along with covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the above requirements of the post please e-mail a copy of your CV to graham.biggs@walsallfc.co.uk.

The closing date for all applications is TBC.
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