Head of Medical Services

Organisation: Valencia Club de Fútbol
Country: Spain
State: Comunidad Valenciana
Job Type: Full time
Salary: 155000
Job Description

One of the most well respected teams in Spanish and European football is seeking a Head of Medical Services. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to lead the club forward to future success in La Liga. The successful candidate will be responsible for organising, coordinating, directing and supervising of the Medical Services department. He/ she will implement appropriate and effective work systems within the organisation. The successful candidate will standardise working systems and practices in the club from First Team to Academy, and ensure departmental adherence to medical good practices and correct duty of care. This role includes the provision of medical services (both injury prevention, treatment and recuperation), coupled with creating a first-class sports medicine, science and performance department. The role requires full commitment at every First Team training session with home and away match day responsibilities both on and off the pitch, with similar responsibilities to the Academy.  ​The role requires excellent medical practice skills, and an individual with a strong, resilient personality who is able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in both player care and departmental leadership. Fluent Spanish, in-depth knowledge of the Spanish medical system, culture of Spanish football and sports medicine within football are all necessary. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s relevant experience. Requirements Qualifications Full GMC registration MSc / Diploma in Sports Medicine Member / Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Membership of MRCPG / MRCS / MRCP desirable Current FA Advanced Resuscitation and Emergency Aid (AREA) qualification Evidence of current Continuing Professional Development requirements for sports medicine and general practice Specialist knowledge of sports medicine   Keys Skills As an individual Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills Be open minded Work independently or as part of a team Be adaptable and flexible with regards to your approach to work Have elite sport medical experience Have post-graduate qualifications suitable for the role Work closely with expert consultants in the field Have on-going involvement with Continued Professional Development As part of a team Be a team player and work within the team Possess excellent collaboration skills Be able to integrate their opinion into team decisions Be able to form and maintain constructive and productive working relationships with all players and staff Have an understanding of the roles and skills of other team members Personal Characteristics Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others Enthusiasm and willingness to flexible in approach to achieve desired outcomes Pro-active Remain calm under pressure High work commitment Willing to self-evaluate and work towards continuous improvement Highest standards of professional and personal conduct, especially confidentiality

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