JOB OPPORTUNITIES

PARALYMPICS IRELAND:  LEAD PHYSIOTHERAPIST AND MEDICAL SERVICES COORDINATOR

 

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, driven individual to play a key role within a multi-sport environment, to use their skills to support elite athletes with a disability, to lead up to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020. You will be responsible for;

1.       Coordination and Management of athlete medical services:  focused on management of injury, treatment and prevention services you will act as a central point around what an athletes various medical support services needs are assessed, determined and allocated.  

2.       Lead Physiotherapist: Managing physiotherapy requirements and a team of providers, for athletes competing at all major competitions including the Paralympic Games.

3.       Physiotherapy Clinical Support:  Delivery of regular clinical hours for elite para athletes.

Essential Qualifications

·       Membership of ISCP (Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy) with Statutory Registration and Indemnity with appropriate CPD maintained as laid out by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

·       MSc Sports Medicine or equivalent in a related discipline.

·       Appropriate traumatology and BLS skills update as per ISCP guidelines.

·       Evidence of being a team player (including references from previous Games).

  • Excellent communication skills and soft skills to deal with colleagues and athletes effectively and with empathy.

 

TO APPLY

Please send your CV and cover letter to niamh@paralympics.ie

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 28/11/2017

 

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