Technical Coordinator in Sports Therapy

University of Bedfordshire - Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation

Location: Luton
Salary: £26,495 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 6th October 2017
Closes: 18th October 2017
Job Ref: BEDS0969

Interview date: 31 October 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen, within the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, to join a dynamic and growing team providing high quality technical support and clinical supervision in the School of Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, at our Luton Campus.
The post is a full time (1.0FTE) permanent appointment, in which you would be expected to contribute to the technical work of the School, while maintaining your professional development within the University and/or maintaining external professional networks and relationships.
Successful applicants should have a first degree in sports therapy (or a related discipline). Additionally the successful applicant should have:

  • A clear understanding of sports physiology and biomechanical laboratory methods
  • Recent experience of offering technical support in a sport science/sports therapy laboratory within a Higher Education environment
  • An appreciation and experience of Health and Safety issues, including experience of carrying out risk and COSHH assessments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a highly organised and flexible approach to work
  • The skills of a team player who can demonstrate ability to work independently and resolve problems effectively, combined with the skills of a team leader who can motivate and guide others
  • Excellent personal organisation and time management skills with the ability to work efficiently and forward plan
  • Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to deal with a wide range of people
  • Proficient in IT skills especially MS Office
  • A high quality customer-focused approach to the support of staff and students
  • Adaptability and flexibility in dealing with workload

Informal enquires are welcomed and can be made to the Head of the School, by email to Lucy.O’
Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 (in country) visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.
To apply:
Please log on to our website and complete the online application.
Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.
All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.