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England Men’s Sevens Team Doctor

Salary:

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Job Description

The Rugby Football Union is looking for a part-time doctor to work with the England men’s Sevens Team.

The role holder will operate within a multidisciplinary performance support team and be responsible for the management and provision of treatment and rehabilitation of all players to full match fitness.

They must be able to communicate effectively with medical personnel at clubs and within the International Performance and Professional Rugby Departments.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To provide on-site clinical services to England Men’s Sevens players (2 half days per week) facilitating and monitoring ongoing medical care as required
  • Provide pitchside immediate care as and when required
  • To foster and develop key relationships with management staff, including all members of the medical team, in order to ensure the best possible services and facilities to support the players
  • Liaise with the England Sevens physiotherapist and strength and conditioner on the delivery of treatment and rehab plans for players
  • To ensure adequate medical records are maintained, in accordance with standards set by the General Medical Council

Applicants must have: full registration with the General Medical Council, an MSc or Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine, demonstrable experience in elite sport and a comprehensive CPD portfolio demonstrating a commitment to CPD.

It is desirable that the applicant will be on the GMC Specialist Register for Sport and Exercise Medicine, have been awarded a Fellowship of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, and have training and competency in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound (meeting BSR and FSEM guidelines).

The successful candidate will also have excellent communication skills, proven interpersonal skills and be an outstanding team player.

The role-holder is required to be on duty at Twickenham Stadium on Monday and Thursday mornings and must live within easy commuting distance of HQ.

To apply for this post, please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@therfu.com.

Closing date for applications is Monday, January 6 at 5pm and candidates must be available for interview on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Twickenham.

If you have any queries regarding this post, please contact the RFU Chief Medical Officer, Dr Simon Kemp on simonkemp@rfu.com

Application Deadline

06 January 2014

Closing Date

06 January 2014