Manchester City Football Club is looking to recruit a Team Physician-1st Team and Elite Development Squad to join the Medical and Sport Science team on a part-time basis.
The successful candidate will assist the Head of Sports Medicine in their role of leading and managing medical services based within the 1st Team / EDS, in addition to making clinical and operational decisions. Key tasks will include:
- Acute Intervention: To direct the injury management of all 1st Team / EDS players with the aim of optimising the healing process.
- Injury Prevention: Reduce the risk of injury occurrence within the 1st Team / EDS with the development of appropriate screening and injury prevention strategies.
- Rehabilitation: Design evidence based protocols for return to full function of the 1st Team / EDS players and allow them to compete at the highest level while minimising the risk of reoccurrence of injury.
The Team Physician- 1st Team/EDS will possess skills and knowledge including an excellent range of clinical treatment skills, excellence in the understanding and delivery of rehabilitative medicine from plinth to pitch and demonstrate the highest standards of professional and personal conduct, especially confidentiality. In addition they will have significant post qualification experience, full GMC registration and a diploma in Sports Medicine or equivalent. The successful candidate will also have significant experience working in UK elite sport with a multidisciplinary sports science and medicine team and experience in managing and co-ordinating therapy staff in the delivery of injury diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies.
The role will be part-time, working approximately 70 days per year (approximately one day per week + holiday cover) and the successful candidate will require an MCFC CRB check prior to starting.
At MCFC we work for equality and fairness in all we do. We welcome applications from people across all of the community.
To apply please send a covering letter along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference: PB/195-10041012
Closing date: 10th April 2012
Please note we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.
Medical and Sport Science
Position and reporting line
Head of Medicine
No. of direct reports
| Nil |
Purpose of role
| To assist the Head of Sports Medicine in his role of leading and managing medical services based within the 1st Team / EDS, in addition to making clinical and operational decisions on a daily basis. |
Head of Medicine
Head of Sport Science and Conditioning
Chief Football Operations Officer
1st Team Manager
1st Team / EDS Coaching Staff
Sports Science Staff
Performance Analysis Team
Player Care Team
Skills and Abilities
Experience & Knowledge
Leadership- 3 / 4
Self and Team Development- 3
Decision Making- 3
Performance Management- 3
Expert 4 Exceeds the required level required for this competency
Experienced 3 Demonstrates most of the required competency examples
Competent 2 Demonstrates some of the required competency examples
Developing 1 Demonstrates none of the required competency examples