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Sports Therapy and Physical Education Technician

Department of Sport and Exercise

Location:  City South Campus
Salary:  £22,924 to £24,917 per annum
Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 05 May 2017
Interview Date:  Tuesday 23 May 2017
Reference:  042017-82

Birmingham City University is a leading modern university, in one of the UK’s largest thriving cities. The Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences has an outstanding reputation for the training of health and education professionals assisted by first rate facilities and placement opportunities. Our growing life sciences portfolio comes with a substantial investment in a state-of-the-art £41 million fully equipped facility for biomedical sciences, biomedical engineering, Sports sciences, Sports therapy, physiology and related courses. We are looking to recruit a skilled technician to help deliver teaching support for new courses within the Faculty. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to establish a career in technical services within a dynamic forward thinking University.

You will be qualified with an undergraduate degree in Sports Therapy accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists with at least one year of applied experience. You will provide technical support and advice for students and staff as part of a friendly and skilled technical team. You will also provide support for Sports Therapy students in the sports injury clinic and hence will require an understanding of examination, assessment and treatment of sports injuries and an appreciation of current best practice. A strong understanding of health & safety, good initiative, good communication skills and a positive attitude are important for this role. Applications are invited from candidates with relevant qualifications who may have appropriate expertise and experience of working in a professional sports or higher education setting.

Our brand new facilities are located in a beautiful, leafy campus in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, next door to the Botanical Gardens with excellent transport connections. Birmingham City University offers attractive employee benefits, which include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload a CV and Cover Letter explaining clearly how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role. You are advised, where possible, to remove personal details from your CV and Cover Letter such as your name.

For further information please contactMohammed Tasab, Technician Manager within Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences, Birmingham City University via Mohammed.Tasab@bcu.ac.uk

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
 
Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
 
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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