Therapist (Emergency Pitch Side Cover) - Casual Contract

Elite Performance & Coaching
Burton-On-Trent , United Kingdom
Part Time
Competitive
20 / 05

As an experienced therapist you will provide excellence in clinical care and ensure patients receive a world class service. You will assist in the delivery of medical cover for events at St Georges Park. You will play a key role in providing emergency pitch side care. Ensuring effective running of the medical facilities at St Georges Park for pitch side emergency cover and maintain equipment levels.

Full description

Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation through Winning England Teams.

The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St George's Park.

To deliver against our goal we have reallocated resources and invested heavily in developing a team of exceptional people capable of creating winning England teams at our world-class training facilities at St George's Park in Staffordshire.

This is a unique and exciting time to join The FA and the Technical Team will be integral to the organisation achieving its goals.

Role Description

As an experienced therapist you will provide excellence in clinical care and ensure patients receive a world class service. You will assist in the delivery of medical cover for events at St Georges Park. You will play a key role in providing emergency pitch side care. Ensuring effective running of the medical facilities at St Georges Park for pitch side emergency cover and maintain equipment levels.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide excellence in prehospital clinical skills and embrace the challenge of pitch side medicine.
  • Ensure effective deployment to areas requiring cover in a timely manor.
  • Ensure all patients are treated in an effective and timely manner relevant to the individual's condition
  • Effectively manage emergency and acute injuries on the field of play
  • Refer on any injuries that require Emergency Department intervention as per the SGP policy
  • Management of acute injuries for the duration of the coaching courses/events
  • Liaise with the Education and Operations team throughout events to ensure smooth running of events.
  • Ensure effective communication inter-professionally and inter operatively (where required).
  • Work with other HCP (Health Care Professional) to enhance communication and care (where necessary).
  • Ensure that the storage and administration of medicines is carried out according to professional standards and WNSL regulations and to monitor the effects of medication use (Where appropriate).
  • Adopt PGD's produced by The FA and feed in to the audit cycle in regards to the use of such medicines.
  • At all times when working at SGP you will comply with SGP policies and procedures.
  • Adhere and comply to COVID regulations and Protocols
  • You will undertake any administrative duties required as part of the role.
  • Completion of documentation is paramount for all patients seeking medical care and you shall complete these to the approved professional standard. Confidentiality and data protection must be observed at all times.
  • Any clinical governance strategy / clinical audit that detail your participation shall be fully engaged with and you should strive to help develop the care and provision at SGP.
  • Support the management team in setting and monitoring standards and seek to continuously improve standards and the quality of patient care.
  • Should SGP have any reason to contact you regarding events at SGP you shall always fully cooperate and give required information in a timely manner.
  • To have an understanding of infection control policies and procedures, ensuring compliance at all times.
  • Personal responsibility for safety as outlined in the WNSL Health and Safety Policy and the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Play a leading role in ensuring equity in employment opportunities and in access to healthcare and treatment
  • Maintain confidentiality in relation to personal data held for patients, ensuring that it is processed lawfully; for no purpose other than that for which it was obtained; is relevant to that purpose and is protected from accidental loss or damage in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act (as amended), and records management guidance
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient-identifiable personal data using a non-identifiable alternative, where practicable, and limiting access on a strictly need to know basis in accordance with the responsibilities of SGP
  • Report immediately any problems in your professional career around conduct, standards and ethics.
  • This is an outline of the post-holder's duties and responsibilities. It is not intended as an exhaustive list and may change from time to time in order to meet the changing needs of SGP.

What we are looking for

Essential

  • HCPC Registration, SoST (Society Sports Therapy) or BASRAT British Associations Sports Rehabilitation and Trainers registration
  • Relevant experience in pitch side management of medical emergencies
  • Hold an ITMMIF or / ATMMIF certificate
  • Appropriate level of fitness and good health

Desirable

  • ILS Certificate (Resuscitation Council)
  • Post Grad Certificate

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.

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