Job ref no.: CT3114386-01#5440

Elite Rugby Program (ERP) Assistant Physiotherapist V Locum 9-12 months contract

Hong Kong Rugby Union

Elite Rugby Program (ERP) Assistant Physiotherapist – Locum 9-12 months contract

Job summary
The role will report to the Head of Player Welfare & Medical and Lead Physiotherapist and will be responsible for providing physiotherapy management of the ERP squad.

Specific responsibilities

  • To work closely with the Lead Physiotherapist to provide evidence-based physiotherapy and rehabilitation to ERP players
  • To provide acute injury management and preparation including strapping for training and games
  • To implement and supervise rehabilitation sessions for injured players
  • To complete physiotherapy assessments, including use of relevant outcome measures
  • To work closely with other National physiotherapists and Strength & Conditioning coaches to provide effective strategies for rehabilitation and prevention of injuries
  • To monitor player wellness and injury status and provide reports for discussion by the management and medical teams
  • To work closely with a multidisciplinary team of support staff, including regular communication with rugby coaches, managers, doctors and other relevant staff
  • To assist in completing ERP musculoskeletal screening processes
  • To maintain thorough clinical records and input screening and injury surveillance data
  • Assist in ad-hoc assignments as required

The ideal candidate

  • Degree holder in Physiotherapy/ Sports Science/ Sports Physiotherapy or Sports Medicine, or proof of equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years post-graduate experience
  • Licensed to practice physiotherapy in Hong Kong
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Previous experience of working in a national rugby team or elite athlete environment
  • Current Immediate Care in Sports (ICIS) Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese preferred

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong Rugby Union, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by clicking Apply Now on or before 8th Jun 2018.

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Job ref no. CT3114386-01#5440
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 2 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree