Recruitment

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CURRENT VACANCIES

Sport Science Research Technician


Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum dependent on experience

Location:Sandy Park, Exeter

Contract Type: Full-Time, Fixed-Term

Closing Date: Friday, October 18

Background:

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club for a Sport Science Research Technician

with experience collecting and processing biomechanical and isokinetic data, to work alongside our experienced Medical and S&C departments.

Exeter Chiefs compete within in the Gallagher Premiership, highly prestigious European Champions Cup and Premiership Rugby Cup competition. Formed in 1871 Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club are the West Country’s Premier Sporting Club, steeped in long-standing tradition and prides itself on delivering professional standards, both on and off the field. We are looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic, hardworking and dynamic Sport Science Research Technician.


Job Description:

The role of Sports Science Research Technician will involve laboratory and field based testing. Utilizing biomechanical gait analysis systems, force plates, an isokinetic dynamometer, and other physical and performance measures. The role will require data collection and the production of usable outcome measures to assist decision-making in an elite rugby environment. Effective communication skills are essential to disseminate data, produce reports and inform the whole performance team.


Essential requirements:

  • BSc involving biomechanics
  • Experience in conducting gait analysis and isokinetic data collection
  • Experience with producing data analysis reports


Highly desirable:

  • MSc with a sports biomechanical focus
  • Experience with Visual 3D
  • Experience of working with professional athletes
  • Experience with large data sets
  • Previous lab technician experience


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collection of biomechanical data utilising motion capture systems
  • Collection of baseline, injured and return from injury assessments using isokinetic dynamometry
  • Perform laboratory based data capture testing.
  • Produce outcome measures utilising software for use by performance team.
  • Progress and develop existing screening protocol
  • Maintain an organised database of all data and outcome measures
  • Liaising with external contractors and suppliers
  • Maintain, stock and operate standard laboratory equipment
  • Safe management of laboratory process in accordance Health and safety requirements
  • Abide by medical confidentiality at all times
  • To carry out any other duties that may be required relating to the effective running of the Exeter Chiefs rugby department
  • Organising and scheduling of pre-season testing at the University of Exeter


Working Hours:

The employee’s normal working hours will be variable. This is due to the changing nature of a sporting setting. Weeks will vary depending on scheduled fixtures. This will also include working during bank holidays and national holidays.


How to apply:

Please email your CV and a covering letter to scvacancies@exeterchiefs.co.uk

Interviews will take place on Tuesday, November 5. Only successful applicants will be contacted by email.

Women's Physiotherapist


Salary: £20,000-23,000

Location: Travel will be required, multiple sites cover

Contract type: Full-Time, fixed term

Closing Date: 20/10/19

Background

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club to join our newly-formed women’s rugby department alongside our experienced sports medical team. Exeter Chiefs are the West Country’s premier sporting club, with ambition to secure a place in the women's Tyrell's Premiership 15's league. Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club is steeped in tradition and prides itself on delivering professional workmanship, both on and off the field. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hard working and dynamic Women’s Physiotherapist. The successful applicant will be driven to develop, improve and advance the women’s programme within an already high performing club medical department.

Job Description:

The role of the Women’s Physiotherapist will be to deliver a professional, dynamic and detailed medical service across our women’s side.

The roles will encompass duties across multiple sites including Sandy Park stadium, Exeter athletic, Exeter University and other sites.

The applicant will be required to practice autonomously, accurately assess, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate players across the playing squad under the guidance of the Director of Sports Medicine. The physiotherapists must be hard working, professional and self-motivated. Effective communication skills are essential. The roles will also require pitch side duties both game day and training. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to learn and develop their clinical and rehabilitation skills within an experienced premiership medical team.

Essential requirements:

  • BSc in Physiotherapy
  • Member of the CSP or equivalent insurance provider
  • Registration with HCPC
  • Current driver’s licence

Highly desirable:

  • Experience in rugby union
  • Experience working in professional/ elite sport
  • MSc sport physiotherapy or equivalent
  • ICIS pitchside qualification

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Director of Sports Medicine in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of players
  • Effective communication throughout MDT (players, coaching staff, Doctors, Physiotherapist and staff at other sites.
  • Autonomously plan, develop and implement treatment and rehabilitations for injured players.
  • Develop and implement an effective rehabilitations programme across the women’s teams.
  • Provide pitchside cover for all required women’s games and training
  • Implement weekly musculoskeletal screening of all players as required.
  • Daily maintenance treatment and delivery of rehabilitation of players.
  • Keeping documentation on all aspects of injury management in accordance to the standards set by the Health Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Assist the medical team with administrative obligations such as injury audits, medical insurance and other matters as required.
  • To keep up to date with current best practices, maintain CPD and take an active role in the departments CPD programme.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be required by Head of medical services and lead physiotherapist.

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter to medicalvacancies@exeterchiefs.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 20/10/19

Interviews will take place on the 29/10/19. Only Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email if successful.

Academy Physiotherapist

Salary: 20,000-23,000

Location: Truro College, travel to other sites will be required

Contract type: Full-Time, fixed term

Closing date:20/10/19

Background

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club based at Truro College to join our experienced sports medical team. Exeter Chiefs are the West Country’s premier sporting club, with a satellite academy site at Truro College. Formed in 1871, Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club is steeped in tradition and prides itself on delivering professional workmanship, both on and off the field. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, hard working and dynamic academy physiotherapist to be based at Truro College and oversee the day to day management of our academy athletes. The successful applicant will be driven to advance, develop and improve as part of high performing academy medical department.

Job Description:

The role of the Academy physiotherapist will be required to accurately assess, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate players based at Truro collage and across the Exeter Chiefs academy U14-18s network. The need to practice autonomously, under the guidance of the lead Academy physiotherapist with be important and effective communication skills are essential. The roles will also require pitch side duties both game day and training. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to learn and develop their clinical and rehabilitation skills within an experienced premiership medical team.

Essential requirements:

  • BSc in Physiotherapy
  • Member of the CSP or equivalent insurance provider
  • Registration with HCPC
  • Experience working with adolescent athletes in sport
  • Current driver’s licence

Highly desirable:

  • Experience in rugby union
  • MSc sport physiotherapy/ Equivalent
  • ICIS pitchside qualification

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Lead Academy Physiotherapist in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of all identified academy players at Truro College and throughout the U14-18 academy programme.
  • Report and communicate effectively within the MDT (doctors, physiotherapist, S&C and coaching staff)
  • Autonomously plan, develop and implement treatment and rehabilitations plans for injured academy players.
  • Delivery of physiotherapy services for the U 14-16’s DPP (developing player programme)
  • Delivery of physiotherapy services for the U14-18 Exeter chiefs academy fixtures
  • Develop and implement an effective and dynamic prehabilaition programme at Truro College.
  • Assist with daily and weekly musculoskeletal screening of all players as required.
  • Assist with the daily maintenance treatment and delivery of rehabilitation to playing squad.
  • Keeping documentation on all aspects of injury management in accordance to the standards set by the Health Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Assist the medical team with administrative obligations such as injury audits, medical insurance and other matters as required.
  • To keep up to date on current best practices, maintain CPD and take an active role in the departments CPD programme.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be required by the Director of Sports Medicine, Head of medical services, lead academy physiotherapist

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter to medicalvacancies@exeterchiefs.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 20/10/19

Interviews will take place on the 29/10/19 only candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email if successful.

Chef de Partie (Full time – Permanent)

Hours: 48 hour per week, 5 days out of 7, actual days will vary depending on the needs of the business and will include weekends and bank holidays.

Salary: £22k - £23k (dependent on experience)

General Responsibilities – Assisting the Head Chef and Sous Chefs with the preparation and delivery of all catering requirements at Sandy Park Stadium, including all conferences, banqueting and match days. Taking overall responsibility of a section within the main kitchen and on function service points as required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all food at Sandy Park is prepared, cooked and presented to the highest of standards.
  • Oversee various sections within the main kitchen and function service points as required.
  • Allocate tasks to subordinate kitchen staff and check they have been carried out effectively.
  • Assist with training of all kitchen staff accordingly, ensuring high standards are achieved at all times.
  • Have good budgetary awareness and work to the needs of the business.
  • Ensuring health and safety regulations are strictly observed.
  • Monitoring the quality of the products and service provided.
  • Ensure tight stock control, to achieve the expected GP%.
  • Full compliance with all fire, health and safety and employment regulations.
  • Promote and maintain a high standard of food safety throughout the kitchen.
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service at all times.

Person Specification;

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Commis Chef role or at least one year in a CDP role.
  • Be professional and well presented.
  • Be able to manage staff well, keep motivated and communicate well with people at all levels.
  • Hard-working, with an ability to work under pressure and be able to work unsupervised in any environment.
  • Have Basic Food Hygiene and a minimum of NVQ level 2.

If you think you have the qualities, experience and passion that we are looking for and are ready for a new challenge, please send your CV to vacancies@exeterchiefs.co.uk

Match-Day Bar & Waiting Staff

Type of work: Casual Bar or Waiting Staff on a match day and occasional functions

Hours per Week: Hours on a match-day vary between four and 12 hours (Must be able to commit to all home games – Games can fall on either a Saturday or a Sunday and there usually two games per month from September 2019 - June 2020)

Pay is dependent on age and experience and ranges from £5.60 per hour to £8.21 per hour, plus 12.07% holiday pay.

How to Apply: Please email vacancies@exeterchiefs.co.uk for an application form.

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