After 10 years outstanding service to The Bulldogs, Club Doctor Dave Findlay is to step down in the new year. A hugely popular figure behind the scenes, “The Doc” has been with us through some fantastic times, including the charge to the Championship Grand Final in 2013, and the Middle 8s in 2016.

We’d like to thank him for his service to the club and wish him well for the future.

As a result however, there is an opening now for a club doctor, to work as part of our medical team.
This post would be best suited to G.P with an interest/ experience in Sports Medicine or a
casualty doctor.

Essential requirements
1] Must be a GMC registered UK doctor
2] Must be prepared to attend and pass the IMMOFP course (Immediate Medical
Management on the Field of Play) within 6 months of employment
3] Must be available for home matches on a Sunday and training one evening per week
(February to August)
4] Must be available to liaise with Physiotherapists and players by
Phone or in person
5] Must accept responsibility for questions regarding players
Families
6] Must be responsible for keeping own records
7] Must be responsible for updating medical equipment/drugs for
Club, in line with RFL guidelines
8] Must be able to perform Head Injury Assessments and SCAT5
9] Work as a team player with all the medical and backroom staff

Other aspects/ desirable skills
1] Should be able to suture
2] Would be helpful if they can inject joints
4] Experience working in a rugby league environment/ pitchside trauma experience
5] Can advise on crowd issues
6] Can advise players and coaches on injuries
7] Needs a sense of humour
8] Help with Player Education
9] Advise on banned substances
10] Know about the local evacuation plan for injured players or
Spectators
11] Liaise with St Johns ambulance and local hospitals
12] Liaise with Consultants as required for injuries
13] Possess a valid IMMOFP qualification

If you are interested in this opportunity to become part of the Batley Bulldogs team and
gain experience working in professional rugby league, please send a CV to
[email protected]