Job Title: Head of Performance (Women’s Girls’)
Hours: Full time (including all first team home and away fixtures)
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 25th January 2024
About Brighton Hove Albion FCWe compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our vision is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club. A commitment to high performance, high professional standards and making a difference is at the heart of everything we do. The 2023/24 season is the start of new adventures, our first in European football and we would love for you to be part of our journey.
Lead on the delivery of the elite medical and performance service for the Women’s and Girls’ Programme
We are looking for a proven leader to come and manage the delivery of clinical excellence within the Medical Services Department and have overall clinical responsibility for the general health, nutrition and wellbeing of players. You will provide impactful thought leadership to the performance, medical, and nutrition teams, on relatable trends and initiatives. This role will require you to be innovative and lead in the research of medical and performance support services. You will line manage and support our women’s medical provision, including our Club Doctor and our strength and conditioning team.
Your medical and performance background
The successful candidate must have extensive experience in and knowledge of medicine and performance in elite sport. It is essential that you are an excellent leader with the ability to manage a group of specialists, support their growth and enable their strengths. For this role it is essential that you hold a MSc or above in Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy or Sports Science (or equivalent).
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors. As a team we live and breathe these values:
· Treat People Well
· Exceed Expectations
· Aim High. Never Give Up
· Act with Integrity
· Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:
· Free breakfast and lunch at both sites
· 23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
· Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!
· Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season
· In-house training programme and CPD opportunities
· Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.