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Crystal Palace FC

Crystal Palace FC

BSc Student Placement (Sports Performance)


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Posting Date

Dec 5, 2022

Role description

Who we are….

Our Sports Science and Medicine Department is comprised of experienced and skilled practitioners, working across a variety of disciplines. We are committed to developing robustness and optimising performance within our playing squad, as well as ensuring that injured players are safely and effectively returned to competition in the quickest possible timeframe. To achieve this, we strive to innovate and push boundaries, using clear processes, objectivity, and continual reflection to guide us. We push staff within the department to make their own decisions and take ownership of the programme, making a role within our department challenging but extremely rewarding.

The role…

Crystal Palace F.C. is looking for two work placement students to support the full-time Sports Science and Medicine staff in the delivery of our performance strategy. The work placement students will assist in the smooth running of the daily Sports Science tasks to include, but not restricted to; Data collection and analysis, data storage and reporting, assistance during pitch- and gym-based training sessions, and nutritional support. This exciting opportunity will enable two Sport Science students to work within a first-team environment at a Premier League Club, as part of a progressive sports medicine multi-disciplinary team.

Who you are…

Student currently enrolled on a university degree in Sports and Exercise Science or equivalent, which includes a mandatory placement year.
Previous experience of sports coaching or personal training.
Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and proactive individual with a strong work ethic.
Team player who is equally comfortable when required to work independently.
Friendly and skilful communicator across all levels.

What you’ll get in return….

Living allowance of £500 per month.
The opportunity to experience a first-team environment within a successful Premier League Club.
The opportunity to work alongside experienced practitioners within the Sports Science and Medicine field.
Learning and career development opportunities.

At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.

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