Development Physiotherapist

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Entertainment / Recreation / Performance
Job function Education / Training > Training & Development
Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Sports / Fitness / Recreation
Medical Services > Therapist
Published On 25/05/2018 2018-05-25 2018-06-24

Job summary
The role will report to the Head of Player Welfare & Medical and Lead Physiotherapist and will be responsible for physiotherapy management of national players, as well as delivery of group and individual based rehabilitation programs.

Specific responsibilities
• To provide evidence-based physiotherapy and rehabilitation to national players, primarily players within Women’s XV’s, development and national age-grade programs, including physiotherapy coverage of training sessions and tours
• To design and deliver individual and group rehabilitation sessions for injured players
• To complete physiotherapy assessments, including use of relevant outcome measures
• To work closely with other national Physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning coaches to provide effective strategies for rehabilitation and prevention of injuries
• To monitor player wellness and injury status and provide reports for discussion to the management and medical teams
• To work closely with a multidisciplinary team of support staff, including regular communication with rugby coaches, managers, doctors and other relevant staff
• To develop and complete appropriate screening processes for Women’s XV’s and development players, and assist with screening for other national squads, as required
• To maintain thorough clinical records and input screening and injury surveillance data
• Assist in ad-hoc assignments as required

The ideal candidate
• Degree holder in Physiotherapy/ Sports Science/ Sports Physiotherapy or Sports Medicine, or proof of equivalent experience
• 1-2 years post-graduate experience
• Licensed to practice physiotherapy in Hong Kong
• Professional Liability Insurance
• Previous experience of working in a national rugby team or elite athlete environment
• Current Immediate Care in Sports (ICIS) Level 2 qualification or equivalent
• Fluent in English, Cantonese preferred

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong Rugby Union, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email hr@hkrugby.com on or before 8th Jun 2018.

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