PFC Intern opportunity

Jun 6, 2024

Organisation

Peterhead Football Club

Contract type

Internship (Can be split between 2 for the right candidates)

Closing date

30 June 2024

About Peterhead FC

Peterhead FC play in the Scottish Professional Football League Two . Our first team training mainly takes place in Dundee on a Wednesday evening in the RPC and home matches take place at Balmoor Stadium, located in the outskirts of Peterhead.

Physiotherapy at Peterhead FC

Who we are looking for: We are looking for a talented, passionate and motivated individual who has an interest of working within sport, which does not necessarily need to be football.

The role can be for one student or a shared role between 2. The commitment would require to be present for training, rehabilitation sessions and matches which take place on a Wednesday evening at the RPC in Dundee (Transport provided)

The club is run on a very professional basis with access to full gym facilities, the medical team consists of 1 physiotherapist, a GP and fitness coach. Our physiotherapist is a highly experienced physiotherapist who also works in the NHS as a Lead FCP and is an educator for students across Grampian. Our physio Dónal Gallagher qualified from RGU in 2014 before progressing to physio roles with both Coventry City, Bolton Wanders and Cove Rangers before joining Peterhead in October 2023.

This role would offer an excellent opportunity for the right candidate/candidates, giving invaluable exposure to acute injuries, experience in massage, taping, acute trauma management, rehab protocols, athlete maintenance throughout the season, game day and pitch side experience, MDT working with fitness coaches, sport science staff, analysists, coaches, GP and consultants.

Dónal has offered this opportunity over the past few seasons and had 3 very successful interns. As part of the role they were given the opportunity to be part of the match day team for games such as Scottish Cup Vs Rangers at Ibrox and Hibs at Easter Road. For the right candidate these opportunities will also be available this season with Peterhead already been drawn away to Hibs in the cup.

A sports massage and first aid course would be advantageous for this role however, training and supervision will be provided

If you would like to discuss this further please contact Dónal on 07923528006 or donalgallagherphysiotherapy@gmail.com

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