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Position: Trainee Sport Scientist
Institution: University of Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Duties: This trainee position will enable an individual to work towards the next stages of their professional development through practical on the job training, mentoring and an annual £1200 CPD budget. The post holder will gain applied knowledge, skills and experience of working with a range of athletes within a multi-disciplinary team. Once the holder of the post has completed the initial training they will be expected to assist in the maintenance of the lab, delivery of designated physiological testing, monitoring sessions and sport science support to UOB Sport teams & athletes
Requirements: Qualified in GCSE Maths and English (grade C or equivalent). Eligible for BASES SE pathway. Awareness of the needs of performance athletes. Understanding of physiology applied to the sport setting. Understanding of coaching styles and practical delivery. Good communication skills, confidence to present to larger groups as well as attention to detail. Team player able to work as a member of a busy multi-functional team. Ability to work under pressure and show initiative. Use of Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook and Word. Good organisational skills, the ability to plan effectively. Empathy with working within a student environment, with the desire to develop student sport. Experience with high performance sport, either as an athlete, coach or practitioner. Experience and understanding of the Higher Education environment and its demands. Experience in a role requiring presentations to a group in any format
   
Text: Trainee Sport Scientist - 51983 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now Full Time/Part Time Full Time Duration of Post untill June 2021 Post is open to: External and internal candidates Grade 200 Salary FStarting salary £16,848. With potential progression once in post to £18,840 a year. New staff are eligible to join the University’s new defined contribution pension scheme. Existing staff may continue to receive their current benefits. Additional Information DBS Clearance will be required for this post. Informal enquires to Oliver Armstrong (Sport Physiology Lead) o.j.armstrong@bham.ac.uk 0121 4149770 Interviews to be held Friday 10th May 2019 Terms and Conditions Support Job Purpose It is anticipated that this 2 year trainee position will enable an individual to work towards the next stages of their professional development as a Sport Scientist through practical on the job training, mentoring and an annual £1200 CPD budget. The post holder will gain applied knowledge, skills and experience of working with a range of athletes within a multi-disciplinary team. Once the holder of the post has completed the initial training they will be expected to assist in the maintenance of the lab, delivery of designated physiological testing, monitoring sessions and sport science support to UOB Sport teams & athletes. A formalised programme of training and development is provided to not only improve their ability as a practitioner but work towards completing the BASES SE pathway. This will include mentoring, in-house workshops as well as funding to attend BASES conference and SE workshops. Person Specification Knowledge • An awareness of the needs of performance athletes. • An understanding of physiology applied to the sport setting. • An understanding of coaching styles and practical delivery. Skills • Good communication skills, confidence to present to larger groups as well as attention to detail, • Team player able to work as a member of a busy multi-functional team. • Ability to work under pressure and show initiative. • Use of Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook and Word. • Good organisational skills, the ability to plan effectively. • An empathy with working within a student environment, with the desire to develop student sport. Qualifications • Qualified in GCSE Maths and English (grade C or equivalent) • Eligible for BASES SE pathway • Experience • Experience with high performance sport, either as an athlete, coach or practitioner. • Experience and understanding of the Higher Education environment and its demands. • Experience in a role requiring presentations to a group in any format. Closing Date 28 Apr 2019 A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/51983.pdf Trainee Sport Scientist_2019-21 Apply Now If you do not have Adobe software you can view the full job description by clicking here to download Adobe software free of charge. (This will take you to an external site). Email this vacancy to a friend University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK Tel: 0121 415 9000
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