Oldham Athletic

Oldham Athletic AFC are looking to recruit, due to an internal promotion, a full-time Head of Sports Science & Medical to work within our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme.

This role will provide medical care for Professional Development Phase (PDP) players within the Academy, including Medical, Cardiac screening, Orthopaedic and Anthropometric assessments as outlined in EPPP guidelines and the Academy Performance Plan.

They will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of assessments, treatments and rehabilitation of injured players within the PDP.

Additionally, the role holder will provide cover on U18 (Youth Team) Match Days within to include pre-match preparation, pitch side management & post-match aftercare. They will also be required to work across the Player Performance Pathway (to include the Foundation and Youth Development Phases) if required.

To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy a relevant FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role before starting work

Oldham Athletic AFC promotes inclusion and confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

To apply please provide your CV (with two independent references) plus a covering letter detailing why you would be the ideal candidate for the role, your previous experience and salary expectations to: graham.yates@oldhamathletic.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is Monday 8 January 2023. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at the short-listing stage. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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