A position has become available for a paid Physiotherapist or Sports Therapist to link-up with the Essex County FA Girls’ Regional Talent Club (RTC) in Colchester.
The RTC enables local female footballers to fulfil their sporting potential, and we have proudly delivered The FA’s Regional Talent Club programme for the last nine seasons. More recently, they’ve been rewarded with an extension to continue to operate the programme until the end of the 2022/23 season. Applications for this position are welcome until Wednesday 24th August.
Our licence falls in-line with The FA’s ongoing review of the current pathway and provision for talented female players, which has been boosted by the recent success of the Lionesses. The programme identifies and supports the development of elite female players within a technical and educational programme to help them to be the best they can be.
The successful candidate will be required to have the following qualifications in place:
* A Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Physiotherapist or a graduate Sports Therapist with full membership of the Society of Sports Therapy (SST) (Essential)
* Appropriate indemnity insurance (Essential)
* Hold a minimum of the FA Emergency First Aid qualification, which should be at least The FA Level 3 Emergency Medical First Aid in Football (EMFAiF) (Desirable)
A full role profile can be found below. The application window closes on Wednesday 24th August. Information on grassroots football is also shared by @EssexCountyFA on Twitter and by searching for ‘EssexFootball’ on Facebook.