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Posted
9 Jul 2024
Status
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
18 Aug 2024

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is seeking to appoint a highly qualified and experienced volunteer Physiotherapist to support the delivery of performance physiotherapy to GB Students at the Summer World University Games in 2025.

The successful applicant will take the role for a World University Games cycle, from appointment through to the end of the Games. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to support the BUCS domestic programme during their tenure and throughout the 2024-25 season.

The FISU Summer World University Games are staged biennially as a celebration of international university sports and culture. The FISU Summer World University Games is considered one of the largest multi-sport Summer Games in the world. The Games represent an experience comparable to an Olympic, Paralympic & Commonwealth Games in terms of scale, village life and competition format.

The next Games are due to be held in Germany across five host cities in the German region of North Rhine Westphalia, Bochum, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen and Mulheim an der Ruhr between 16-27 July 2025.

It is anticipated that the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will send a delegation of around 150+ to the FISU Summer World University Games 2025

Working hours will be as required to fulfil the role and the significant fluctuating demands throughout the World University Games. The post-holder will be required to acknowledge this and work in a flexible manner to accommodate all requests where appropriate.

DBS check up to date and full driving licence.

Report directly to the BUCS International Performance Manager and GB Students Senior Leadership Team including GB Students Chef de Mission, Deputy Chef de Mission, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Physiotherapist during the World University Games. Work closely with the Chief Physiotherapist, HQ Staff, NGB Staff at Games, including Team Leaders and support staff.

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Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
University
Sport
Multi-sport
Pay Information
competitive

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