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Thistle Weir Youth Academy vacancies

Two vacancies have arisen within the Physiotherapy department at the Thistle Weir Youth Academy, the feeder academy to Partick Thistle Football Club, for a physiotherapist and a sports therapist.

The role is primarily to assess and rehabilitate injured players from u13-u18 squads and provide match day cover on game day.

The ideal candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate a combined interest in working within professional sport and with young athletes. Strong organisational, time keeping and communication skills are essential.

In return we offer you an opportunity to develop your MSK skills and build on your experience working within sport. Throughout the season you will attend in-house CPD evenings lead by the Lead Academy Physio and Lead Academy Sports Scientist. There will also be opportunities for the successful candidate to work alongside our Reserves squad, shadow within a fulltime football environment and to travel abroad with the academy squads. This role is an ideal stepping stone into full time sport.

Please note this is a paid role. It does require evening and weekend work.

Anybody interested in any of the below positions should send a CV and covering letter, marked to the attention of Lead Academy Physiotherapist Katy Stanton, to 

If you would like further information on the vacancies advertised then please contact

Applications close at 12noon on Friday 27th July 2018. Please note that applicants who meet the essential criteria will be asked along to interview.

 

Physiotherapist

Essential:

  • BSc Hons or MSc Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • CSP registration

 

Desirable:

  • Sports first aid qualification
  • PVG check
  • Sports massage qualification
  • Experience working in a sporting/MSK environment
  • Car owner

 

Sports Therapist

Essential:

  • Sports Therapist essential criteria
  • HND Sports Therapy
  • Registered Sports Therapist

 

Desirable:

  • Sports first aid qualification
  • PVG check
  • Sports massage qualification
  • Experience working in a sporting/MSK environment
  • Car owner

 

 

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