1-Year Physiotherapy/Sports Therapy Internship
Somerset County Cricket Club is excited to offer a one-year physiotherapy/Sports Therapy internship from November 2015 to September 2016.
The club is looking to recruit an intern physiotherapist/Sports Therapist to work as part of a dynamic, forward thinking and progressive multidisciplinary medical team, working closely with the conditioning and coaching teams that form the management staff of Somerset County Cricket Club.
The successful candidate will work with players from the
- Elite Player Programme
- Academy Playing Squad
- Senior Playing Squad
The successful candidate will be expected to deliver treatment and rehabilitation along with undertaking screening and subsequent injury prevention strategies.
We are looking for the candidate who accepts the position to work on a part-time basis with flexible hours and weekend work (to be discussed at interview). This will be an unsalaried internship with a possible opportunity for match day cover. You will gain experience working in an elite sporting environment with an excellent in-service training structure to develop the candidate’s individual training needs. There will also be an opportunity for the successful candidate to attend external CPD courses funded by Somerset County Cricket Club.
The Successful Candidate will need the following:
- Working towards or completed a Degree in Physiotherapy/ Sports Therapy or equivalent
- Full or Student Membership to the HPC, CSP, SST or equivalent
- Relevant work experience and portfolio in the sporting environment
- First Aid Qualification (Current)
- Additional Qualifications in Sports Massage would be desirable
If interested in applying for this position please e-mail your CV with a one-page cover letter to lead physiotherapist Jamie Thorpe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications need to be submitted before 31st August 2015 and the successful candidates will be contacted for an interview process that will be organised for the month of September 2015