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Physiotherapist

Queensland Cricket

The Queensland men's cricket team or the Queensland Bulls is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.

Posted
2 Apr 2024
Status
Full Time
Location
Australia
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

Queensland Cricket is currently seeking to appoint a Physiotherapist to work with our elite cricketers to deliver best practice physiotherapy servicing using up-to-date sports science techniques and protocols.

About the role

Reporting to the Rehabilitation & Physiotherapy Manager, we have an exciting opportunity for a trained Physiotherapist to join our team on a full-time, 2-year fixed-term contract. The main focus of the role is to prepare individualised injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs for all Queensland Cricket contracted players with a primary responsibility to our Elite Female Program. This role will require extensive travel with our Elite Teams during the cricket season.

Key responsibilities include:

• Coordinate and implement physiotherapy services for contracted players
• Attendance at matches and relevant training sessions
• Regular reporting detailing player injury/wellness status
• Screening assessments for squad members to facilitate injury prevention
• Provide physiotherapy services while on tours
• Coordinate physiotherapy services for remaining squad when team is on tour

About you

The successful applicant must have:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent field
• Post Graduate Qualifications (physiotherapy specific)
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with elite athletes or in a high-performance environment
• Minimum of 20 hours of Continuing Professional Development per year (see APA Guidelines for details)
• Passion for sports physiotherapy and working with elite athletes to help them improve their performance, whilst minimising the risk of injury and long-term health issues
• A proven track record of working successfully as part of a multi-disciplinary support crew (coaches, medical officers, strength & conditioning, nutrition, psychology, performance analysis)
• A proven track record of successfully rehabilitating multiple elite athletes from significant time-loss injuries (i.e. 6+ weeks)
• Current AHPRA registration
• The ability to travel with the team throughout the year

What’s in it for you?

Build your skills in a high-growth professional environment. Work in a dynamic, flexible and progressive workplace that is committed to giving you the opportunities you deserve. Enjoy the fun of professional sport and the rewards of contributing to your community. Take advantage of the employee benefits on offer, including learning and development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, and the odd ticket to the cricket (because too much cricket is never enough).

About Queensland Cricket

Queensland Cricket is responsible for leading and administering cricket throughout Queensland. Our purpose is to promote and grow cricket ensuring all Queenslanders can play, participate, and enjoy the game. Our flagship teams include Queensland Bulls, Queensland Fire and Brisbane Heat.

Keen to join our team?

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your resume and cover letter before COB 17 April 2024.

Queensland Cricket values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Your age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religion won’t impact whether or not you’re part of the team. It’s your drive to do great work that’ll help you shine. At Queensland Cricket we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone involved in our sport including children. We measure ourselves on our values – We Care, We Lead, We Deliver, and We Innovate.

We require all applicants to undergo background check and screening prior to or during any appointments.

Queensland Cricket acknowledges that we reside on traditional lands of the Yuggera people and the Turrbal people. We offer our respect to the Elders of these traditional lands, and through them to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples past, present, and emerging. Queensland Cricket encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Sports Science & Medicine
Sport
Cricket

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