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Performance Pathways Scientist (Paralympic)
With a focus on the ‘World Class Athlete Pipeline’ and ‘Development Curricula’ work-streams, this position will play a crucial role in delivering the team’s frontline activities, supporting sports in identifying, confirming, developing and transitioning athletes with medal winning potential.
Performance Lifestyle Advisor (British Canoeing Girls4Gold Programme)
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is looking to appoint a Performance Lifestyle Advisor to deliver the Performance Lifestyle service to athletes on British Canoeing’s newly selected Girls4Gold programme. On a contractor basis, the role will provide the equivalent of 12 days a year for the two years of the programme. The ideal start date is the middle to end of September 2017 and reasonable travel expenses will also be considered.
The role involves overseeing the smooth running of the sports medicine service at an EIS site, through the provision of administrative, financial and project support to EIS staff ; and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering services to athletes and coaches.
WHAT WE OFFER
Continuously developing the expertise and capabilities of our practitioners is critical to the ongoing success of the organisation and we place a great deal of emphasis on creating opportunities for EIS employees at all levels to extend their knowledge and expertise and, at the same time, acquire the skills required to have a successful career in high performance sport.
Continuously developing the expertise and capabilities of our practitioners is critical to the on-going success of the organisation and we place a great deal of emphasis on creating opportunities for EIS employees at all levels to extend their knowledge and expertise and, at the same time, acquire the skills required to have a successful career in high performance sport.
Although it is not routine practice for EIS to offer work experience opportunities, in occasional circumstances where there is a lull in the sports calendar or there is some availability of suitable support, EIS has been able to provide short work experience placements for PhD and MSc level students providing there is a clear link to their course of study.
Please be aware that all work experience placements will be advertised when available and that we may not be able to respond to queries not related to an advertised opportunity.
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