All India Football Federation is looking for an experienced Team Physiotherapist to manage the India U-16 and U-19 National Team. Selected candidate will assist the respective team training programs and managing the team’s training/match activities to help create a competitive and winning team.
The physiotherapist will oversee injury prevention, recovery and rehabilitation programmes for the team under the direction of the Head Coach and other coaching staff. The incumbent will also be expected to work in concert with the rest of the support staff with the prime motive of controlling the physical state of the players in their crucial period of growth. This position will be key link in the development of players who will influence Indian football for the next decade and more. The schedules of the team could be at various locations in India and overseas and the incumbent will be expected to travel and stay with the team as per the programme.
|Football house, Sector -19, Dwarka, New Delhi.
|As per industry standards.
|No of posts
|4- 2 (Male) 2 (Female)
|Design and implement the injury prevention, recovery and rehabilitation programme for each member of the squad as per the requirements of the Head Coach. Also take charge of players invited on trials and during selection camps.
|Work in concert with the team staff that may include goalkeeping coach, fitness trainer, physio, team manager, analyst & others, keeping the goal of sustaining the team’s development as top priority.
|Maintain player data in terms of physical measurements and returning players to optimum match-fitness.
|Ensure wellbeing of each member in the squad or present at trials/camp. Ensure precise communication is maintained between player, head coach, fitness trainer and self from the player fitness point of view.
|Make efficient use of the available resources while maintaining medical equipment. Seek financial approvals from the team manager wherever required.
|Maintain exemplary personal behaviour to maintain and enhance the status of the Indian National team. Be a mentor and role model to the young players in the team in a way that players learn about the demands of the sport from the physical perspective. Be sensitive to the differences in the cultural background of players expected to be part of an Indian national team.
|Facilitate a multi-disciplinary team approach to injury management and prevention. Develop and monitor physiotherapy interventions in line with technical demands and specific skill requirements relevant to the varying disciplines within the sport.
Key Performance Indicators:
Detailed KPI to be established and reviewed in consultation with Medical Team and Coaching staff.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called to attend a face-to-face interview at a time & date which will be communicated via email. AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason.
Candidates must apply with updated CV with all basic contact information, education details and professional summary for applicants with work-experience.