Sports Therapy Internship - Manchester, UK - Physio.co.uk

Medical Sciences
United Kingdom
Manchester
Period: 
1 Nov, 2019 to 31 Dec, 2020
Deadline: 
29 Nov, 2019

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Physio.co.uk is part of the Tx Group - a growing private therapy organisation, providing a variety of health and education therapy services in the North West of England. The Tx Group strives to provide the best possible experience for its clients: through specialist team members offering exemplary clinical service, support staff providing impeccable customer service and the organisation’s dedication to providing the highest quality clinic facilities and resources.

 

Physio.co.uk specialises in outpatient musculoskeletal, neurological and paediatric physiotherapy services. We adopt a patient-centred philosophy and value the importance of teamwork, effective communication, honesty and openness. We provide a professional, safe and supportive environment to facilitate our clients in achieving their goals and realising their full potential. We endeavour to exceed expectations.  

 

We are looking for a sports therapy intern to join our expanding team. The role will entail assessing clients with a range of MSK problems and sports injuries, diagnosing MSK injuries, providing rehabilitation to clients to reduce their risk of injury and analysing clients movements. We are looking for an intern to provide manual therapy, threat clients with a range of injuries and teach clients exercise programs to maximise function. 

 

The candidate chosen will also be in charge of completing client notes, providing group exercise sessions and working with a team of other therapists. Observing other therapists and partaking in continuous professional development and training are also essential tasks of the role. 

 

This position is perfect for anybody who is interested in physiotherapy, sports massage therapy,  sports rehabilitation, personal trainer and masseuse.

 

What does it take to be successful in this role?

To be successful within this role you would need to:

  • Have a good understanding of human anatomy and physiology

  • Understand movement patterns

  • Be out to assess clients for muscle imbalances

  • Be out to provide effective assessment and diagnose an injury

  • Screen clients effectively

  • Maximise performance and functions with hands-on therapy and exercise programs

  • Communicate effectively with clients and other therapists 

 

The Ideal Candidate:

The successful applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a sports therapy qualification

  • Be studying towards sports therapy, exercise therapy, rehabilitation or physiotherapy

  • Have experience working with patients  

  • Have good English skills - both  written and verbally

 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication, organisation, prioritisation and time management skills. We are looking for someone with good manual therapy, hands-on and diagnostic skills.

 

The person chosen will be passionate about sports and about people. The candidate will be enthusiastic, active, empathetic, flexible and creative.

 

Why us?

At Physio.co.uk, we believe that looking after our employees and providing them with an enjoyable working environment is an important aspect of a successful organisation. If you are successful in this application process, you will be able to enjoy:

  • Being part of a team that provides exceptional therapy to its clients

  • Working for a forward-thinking and expanding organisation

  • A friendly and supportive working environment 

  • Competitive salary

  • Fantastic facilities and equipment

  • Career development opportunities 

  • Internal and external training opportunities

  • Social activities

  • Appreciation of hard work

 

Applying: 

To apply for this internship please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] 

In the covering message/letter, please ensure that you answer the following questions:

  1. Do you have Skype (if so what are your contact details)?

  2. Do you have WhatsApp (if so what are your contact details)?

  3. Do you have Facebook Messenger (if so what are your contact details)?

  4. How long is the internship for? (our minimum internships are 3 months)

  5. What dates are you looking to start/finish your internship? 

  6. When do you graduate? 

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Keywords

Physiotherapist  Sports massage therapy  Sports rehabilitation  Personal trainer  Masseuse  Physiotherapy  

Additional Information

Link: https://txgroup.co.uk
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2