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Wasps First Team Lead Sports Physician

Job Title: Wasps First Team Lead Sports Physician

Location: Wasps training ground, Broadstreet RFC, 105 Rugby Road, Coventry, CV3 2AY

Start Date: July 2017

Type of Contract: Part time 

Salary: Competitive 

Background:
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Wasps to join our experienced sports medicine team. We are looking to recruit a Sport & Exercise Medicine Consultant with a special interest and proven track record in the management of elite athletes & preferably experience working in the elite Rugby environment.

This opportunity has come at a very exciting point in the club's history and coincides with the recent relocation to a new training facility based in the Coventry area.

The right candidate will be able to immediately add value to our forward thinking and dynamic multi-disciplinary Performance department.

Job Description

Role Summary:
The doctor will work alongside the Head of medical services & will lead 2 weekly Sports medicine & injury clinics at the training ground.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead 2 weekly Sports medicine & Injury clinics at the training ground (Monday morning + Wednesday or Thursday morning)
Provide accurate diagnosis and provide advice on the management of all significant injuries in consultation with the Head Physiotherapist.
Interpretation of all medical investigations
Contribute to the overall medical plan via contributing to injury prevention initiatives & issues relating to clinical governance.
Provide support & mentorship to Academy Doctor.

Must have:
Registered with the General Medical Council (GMC)
Diploma or MSc in sport and exercise medicine
Can demonstrate that he/she has undertaken the necessary CPD specific to sport and exercise medicine
Professional indemnity insurance
Previous experience working with Elite Athletes as part of an MDT
Commutable distance to Coventry

Highly desirable:
Have worked as a Sports Doctor in a Premiership/Championship club or equivalent for a minimum of three years at Senior Squad level
Immediate care in sport Qualification (ICIS)
Proficient in the use of & access to Diagnostic Ultrasound

Responsible To:
Head of Medical Services

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the key areas of activity.

How to apply: Email CV & Covering letter to ali.james@wasps.co.uk Closing date: Friday 7th April 2017 

Interview dates: Monday 10th & Wednesday 12th April 2017 


Wasps Developing Player Programme (DPP)


“Providing high quality player development experiences, encouraging lifelong participation in the game and enabling those with potential to be clearly identified and supported.”

The Wasps Academy has responsibility for developing potential elite players in a geographical region that covers Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Coventry and Warwickshire, with a DPP Centre in each of the regions. The DPP’s are a step on the player development pathway, with successful players progressing into the Wasps Junior Academy.

With the continued development and expansion of the Wasps DPP we are looking to recruit for a number of roles across all of our regions.

DPP Age Group Lead Coaches (Job spec here)

DPP Support Coaches (job spec here)

DPP Centre Co-ordinators (job spec here)

DPP Volunteer Athletic Development Coach (job spec here)

Some of the roles will receive a small payment towards expenses, with other roles being on a volunteer basis. All successful applicants will receive Wasps kit as well as free access to CPD events run by Wasps.

The majority of the sessions will run weekly during the rugby season on Monday evenings. There will be approximately 20 sessions throughout the season.

To apply please send a CV and Cover Letter to matt.williams@wasps.co.uk specifying which region you are applying for. 


Wasps Matchday Stewards

We are recruiting Rugby Match Day Stewards to join our friendly, approachable security team. Successful candidates will be responsible for stewarding public areas of the stadium including the main hospitality areas ensuring that our guests receive excellent customer service through providing of clear and accurate information as well as ensuring the safety of our guests.

Please note that all applicants have to be over 18 years old.

For more information and to apply, please email: stewards@ricoharena.com  


 

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach


Location: Wasps training ground, Broadstreet RFC, 105 Rugby Road, Coventry, CV3 2AY
Start Date: June 2017

Type of Contract: Fixed term (Full time)

Salary: Competitive 

Background:
An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to join the staff at Wasps RFC. 

Job Description

Key Responsibility: 
• Assist in the delivery of conditioning training sessions to the Wasps Senior First Team Playing Squad. 

Duties include: 
Deliver best practice Strength and Conditioning to the Wasps Senior Squad. 

Work in line with the Wasps Strength and Conditioning philosophy and curriculum as stipulated by senior 
departmental staff members. 

Assist with the scheduling and session delivery of injured players as required. 

Maintain a good working relationship with all key personnel, colleagues and players as well as outside the 
organisation, in order to support and promote Wasps. 

To keep abreast of current best practices, maintain CPD and take an active role in the departments CPD 
program with a bias towards Player Rehabilitation. 

To carry out any other duties that may be required by management and are within the post-holders capabilities. 

Attributes & Behaviours: 

Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others and takes pride in the achievement of team objectives. 
Creates and maintains positive relationship with players to support their physical development needs. 
A strong commitment to professional development. Shares ideas and information 

Essential: 
Holder of a certified Strength and Conditioning / Sport Science specialist certification or related qualification (e.g. CSCS, BASES, UKSCA, BWL or similar) or willingness to work towards attainment. 
BSc in Sport Science / Kinesiology or similar, or willingness to work towards attainment.
This a role comes with a high delivery bias, (with no assigned prescription, player training direction advice 
or content design), therefore a highly motivated and personable individual with a strong presence is essential. 
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Outlook) and Apple iWorks (Keynote/Numbers/Pages/Calendar). 
Evidence of working in elite sport for a minimum of three years. 
Personal experience and understanding of the scientific demands of elite level rugby. 
Residence within 50-mile radius of Coventry 

Highly Desirable:
Have worked in a Premiership Rugby environment or equivalent for a minimum of three years at Senior Squad level 
Holder of a Accredited First Aid Qualification, or willingness to work towards attainment. 
MSc in Sports Science/Kinesiology or equivalent 

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of changing needs of the organisation. 
Wasps promotes equal opportunities in employment and welcomes all applications from people who meet the requirement of the job description. 

Proposed Contract Start Date: Season 2017-18 (June 2017 Start) 

How To Apply:
Please send a CV and a covering letter to sam.bruce@wasps.co.uk quoting “Assistant Strength & Conditioning-Wasps”