About the job
We’re introducing this exciting role to Working as part of the Science and Medicine team, the role will be responsible for ensuring England Men’s contracted players are best physically prepared and rehabilitated from injury, so our best team is available for selection and the players receive excellent support.
Applications will for this role will be open until 30th June 2023 with a view to holding interviews week commencing 10th July 2023.
WHO WE ARE
The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.
We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.
The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.
- Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
- Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
- Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
- Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.
YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF
- You have a passion for contributing to a high-performance team and playing your part to achieve the ambitious goals of the players.
- You enjoy clinical problem solving, putting your mind to finding solutions to rehabilitation and injury challenges and working with others to bring players back stronger than before.
- You thrive working in the dressing-room environment, bringing your A-game and expertise, and supporting the culture of the group.
- You are proactive with wanting to make a difference, and respectful and conscious of the needs of players and support staff.
YOU’LL BE DOING
- You will be delivering physiotherapy and rehabilitation support to England contracted players from their home bases, working strongly in collaboration with the players’ County Medical teams, with the England Men’s National Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Lead and other Science and Medicine staff.
- This will include travel across the country to visit players when not directly servicing the England team. This work requires completing satisfactory medical record-keeping, ensuring communication and correspondence to all stakeholders, and full documentation of rehab and return to play programs.
- You will support England Men’s and England Lions series at home and overseas as required, as an England Team Physiotherapist. This will likely involve two overseas trips per winter. You may also be required to support high priority England players when they attend overseas franchise tournaments, such as the IPL.
- You will work as part of the Physiotherapy team with the monitoring, profiling, and screening of England contracted players, including follow up directly with the player and communication with their County or Franchise club medical team.
- You will contribute to the England Men’s Performance Science and Medicine team, and conduct knowledge development projects individually or with others to ensure we continue to deliver up to date and excellent rehabilitation and preparation support. You will be continually working upon your own practice and delivery in this role.
- You will support the Head of Performance Science and Medicine and National Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Lead with proactive and professional communication with County Science and Medicine colleagues, contribute to ECB led CPD events and other projects or activities that will strengthen our domestic system and promote excellence in Science and Medicine practice in Cricket in England and Wales.
- You will attend ECB’s National Cricket Performance Centre as required to connect with your colleagues and deliver your key objectives above, as required.
- Up-to-date experience and expertise working with Domestic and/or International cricket teams as a Physiotherapist to senior Professional players
- Demonstrable high-quality physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation skills, including the injuries prevalent and specific to elite cricket
- Practical knowledge of injury surveillance and workload monitoring methods, specific to elite cricket
- Current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Current membership with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP)
- Current Advanced Trauma Management and Emergency Care accreditation
- Excellent communication skills
- Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
- Full Driver’s license
- Holiday – 25 days a year
- Volunteering – 2 days a year
- Pension – Non-contributory 8% pension
- Private medical insurance
- Employee health cash-back plan
- Long-term sickness insurance
- Life assurance – four times your annual basic salary
- Enhanced family friendly leave
- Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
- OpenBlend – an innovative coaching and performance management tool
- People Academy – a range of programmes and initiatives to help you develop and reach your
- Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice