Sports Scientist & Therapist

  • Job Reference: CUFC/SportsScientist
  • Date Posted: 26 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Colchester United Football Club
  • Location: Tiptree, Essex
  • Salary: £18,000 to £18,532.80
  • Sector: Colchester United
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Sports Scientist & Therapist

 

Colchester United Football Club are looking for a full-time Sports Scientist & Therapist

to join the team. The role will be involve working across the first team and academy medical and sports science teams.

 

The successful candidate will take overall responsibility for delivery of the sports science programme and body composition for academy and first team players. The successful candidate will also work as a sports therapist, covering schoolboy sessions and assisting with the rehabilitation of first team players.

 

Role accountabilities & key duties:

  • Lead schoolboy sports science sessions for 9-16.
  • Oversee gym programmes for players transitioning from academy to first team.
  • Assist with the academy and first team sports science delivery.
  • Take all full-time player’s body measurements every 6 weeks.
  • Provide physiotherapy cover for schoolboy sessions.
  • Assist with the rehabilitation of all full time players.

 

 

Essentials qualifications:

  • A degree in Sports Therapy/Sports Science

     

    Desirable qualifications:

  • ITMMIF qualified
  • UKSCA/NSCA Certified
  • A sports related masters
  • ISAK level One Anthropometrist course
  • Acupuncture/ Dry needling qualification

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS).

 

Salary: 18- 18.5k dependant on age and experience

Closing date for receipt of CV’s and covering letter is Friday 10th September  

 

Colchester United FC and CUFC in the Community Trust are committed to Equality.