Assistant Foundation/Youth Development Phase Sport Scientist

Birmingham
Full Time
Competitive
9 / 12

The Boys Academy Sport Science and Medical Department are looking to appoint a Foundation Phase/Youth Development Phase Sport Scientist.

Full description

Department: Academy Sport Science and Medical Department

Hours of Work: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Attractive Remuneration Package

Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Closing Date: Sunday 21 November 2021

Interview Date: Week Commencing 29 November 2021

The Department

The Boys Academy Sport Science and Medical Department are looking to appoint a Foundation Phase/Youth Development Phase Sport Scientist. The successful applicant will be an integral part of a growing Sport Science team and will help to deliver the Sport Science provision across all ages within the Academy, with primary focus on the Foundation/Youth Development Phase (U9-U16).

The Role

This role will be crucial in achieving the Academy Sport Science and Medical Department’s vision of optimising player availability and performance through an elite evidence-based sports science provision. The role will specifically assist the Lead Foundation/Youth Developmental Phase Sport Scientist in their duties, with a specific focus placed on Foundation (FP) and Youth Development Phase (YDP) academy players (predominately U9-14 squads). This is a full-time role, primarily based at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground and will include working outside normal office hours, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

For further information about the Role, please see the below Role Profile.

The Person

The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated and passionate about working with and developing young athletes. You will have a comprehensive scientific knowledge base with an understanding of how to apply that knowledge practically through the youth development phase age-groups.

To be considered for this role, you will need to have a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Sport and Exercise Science (or equivalent) and demonstrable experience working with elite young athletes within a professional environment. A Strength and Conditioning accreditation, such as UKSCA, would also be advantageous.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

For further information and to apply please go to https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_avfcp/erq_search_package.search_form?p_company=10&p_internal_external=E#

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please seeAston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding

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