Volleyball England seeks COVID Medical Officer

20th July 2020

Volleyball England seeks COVID Medical Officer

Volleyball England is looking to appoint a qualified medical professional as the national governing body’s COVID Medical Officer. Please note this is a voluntary role.

The successful candidate will be familiar with the emerging evidence in relation to coronavirus pathology and, working alongside our designated COVID Officer, play an important role in creating risk assessments and mitigation plans for national team athletes. 

Duties for this voluntary role include:

  • Leading on the design of COVID-19 case management protocols.
  • Assisting with identifying the sport specific risks and mitigations.
  • Helping to establish compliant training site and competition (home and abroad) protocols for national team athletes.
  • Ensuring any suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases are managed in line with the sport’s COVID-19 case management protocols and current government guidance.
  • Providing remote medical oversight on the return to training of any national team athletes with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
  • Working alongside Volleyball England’s Technical and Talent Coordinator to establish an appropriate framework to allow remote management of athlete health on a regular basis at England training camps and competition (home and abroad).
  • Assist the Technical and Talent Coordinator in providing appropriate support and development of potential or existing support staff where appropriate.
  • Liaising with the British Volleyball Federation's COVID Medical Officer as well as other personnel from the British Volleyball Federation.

We anticipate the role will require 3-4 days of work in the first month but change to between 0-3 hours a week afterwards.

Reasonable expenses will be covered. Click here to read the role description.

If you would like to email an expression of interest or find out more about this role, please get in touch with Gillian Harrison, Technical and Talent Coordinator: g.harrison@volleyballengland.org or 07763 426 231.

The closing date is 11:59pm on Sunday, 2nd August.

Volleyball England seeks COVID Medical Officer