State Women’s and WBBL Physiotherapist

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State Women’s and WBBL Physiotherapist

The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint a full time State Women's and WBBL Physiotherapist to coordinate and provide best practice physiotherapy services and elite level of care for the Victorian Women’s and WBBL team/s (Melbourne Stars/Melbourne Renegades) using up-to-date sports science techniques and protocols.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and implement physiotherapy services for both female squads
  • Attendance at all matches and relevant training sessions
  • Provision of regular reporting detailing player injury/wellness status
  • Screening assessments for all squad members to facilitate injury prevention
  • Provide physiotherapy services on all domestic Victorian Women’s team & WBBL tours
  • Co-ordinate physiotherapy services for remaining squad members when team is on tour
  • Liaise with Victorian Men’s Squad head physio, Emerging Player Program and all Youth physiotherapists
  • Co-ordinate players’ access to other external health providers e.g. podiatry
  • Work closely within a multidisciplinary SSSM team which includes sports doctor, dietitian and psychologist
  • Assist with development of pre-season, in-season and post-season programs
  • Coordinate the physical program, excluding medical services, with the Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Maintain professional development and regularly upgrade skills to ensure all the squad can access the most specific and up-to-date information
  • Complete or update medical profile in Athlete Management System (AMS)

Job Details

Salary
Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
Degree in Applied Science (Physiotherapy) or equivalent
A Masters level (or equivalent) in Sports Physiotherapy/Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Post Graduate Qualifications (physiotherapy specific)
Titled Member of SPA or MPA
Minimum of 20 hours of Continuing Professional Development per year (see APA Guidelines for details)
A minimum of 3 years FTE working with elite athletes or teams
Current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check

Location

Contact Information

Address
Cricket Victoria, Lakeside Drive, St Kilda VIC, Australia
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