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Men's First Team Sports Scientist
Who we are: Everton Football Club is one of world sport's most respected and revered names - a by-word for innovation and professionalism during the course of a glittering history that spans three centuries.
One of the 12 founder members of the Football League, Everton has played more games in English football's top flight than any other club.
While rightly proud of our rich past, and Goodison Park, our home of more than 130 years, we are now setting our sights on an exciting future at a state-of-the-art new stadium currently being constructed on the banks of the iconic River Mersey.
In doing so, we remain committed to developing and supporting teams across our men’s, women’s and Academy set-ups that inspire and compete at the highest level of the game.
Our values underpin how we behave, how we represent our club in our city and across the world of football, and how we look after one another and our community. They provide a framework for how we work and engage with partners, suppliers and, most importantly, our fans.
About the opportunity: A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to work within our Sports Science Team as Men’s First Team Sports Scientist with day-to-day operations being focussed on delivering the footballing performance vision and strategy, delivering both on the pitch and gym for all Men’s first team players.
Reporting directly into our Head of Sports Science you will operate as an expert within the field of Sports Science; as an educator and translator, you will be able to turn information into knowledge that can be scaled across the Club to impact performance. Working in an inter-disciplinary manner with the wider team regarding the status of returning players to performance, you will deliver throughout the rehabilitation process, maximising performance, promoting athletic development, and reducing the risk of injury.
You will contribute towards the efficient and effective functioning of the department, continuing the development of agile, creative, forward-thinking solutions ensuring impactful presence in the elite performance environment. You will be expected to contribute to, and help shape, the working culture and philosophies of the department.
Who we are looking for: We are looking for a talented and passionate individual who has experience of working within elite sport, which does not necessarily need to be football.
You must have an extensive experience as an applied practitioner in sports science within an elite sporting environment, with understanding and experience of using data management systems, ensuring efficient storage for monitoring, and evaluating data, and being able to translate data findings to promote positive change and progression.
The selected candidate must also be flexible enough to rotate into a travelling performance team that supports our elite players through competitive fixtures, both home and away.
We need someone who possess the ability to work discreetly under pressure, but also as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and can evidence on-going CPD in major speciality of their work portfolio.
It is essential that the successful candidate has the following educational experience;
Sports Science Degree, or equivalent level qualification
Masters Level Qualification in relevant field
UKSCA/NSCA (or working towards)
Bases Accreditation (or working towards)