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Liverpool Football Club

Liverpool Football Club

Performance Nutritionist, Women’s First Team


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Jun 12, 2024


About the job
We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as a Performance Nutritionist. In this role you will ensure that the Womens team and the club is seen as a leading provider of the best possible approaches to player nutrition and female athlete health.

What will you be doing?

Develop and deliver player centred nutrition programmes to women’s team.
Develop and implement innovative and evidence-based nutrition education sessions and resources to increase nutrition knowledge throughout the Womens department.
Implement strategies to support players' training and competitive programmes whilst demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of the science that supports sports nutrition e.g. nutrition to support strength development, recovery, hydration, supplementation, use of ergogenic aids, recovery from surgery etc.
Carry out skinfold analysis of players and co-ordinate DXA scans along with reporting results to MDT.
In conjunction with the performance staff assist with player fitness and strength development, and body composition through nutritional interventions
Implement injury and rehabilitation nutrition programs for youth players as part of a team with other medical, fitness and coaching staff.
Co-ordinate collection and interpretation of player nutritional data
Attend match day to assist/implement nutritional provision and post-game recovery where appropriate
Implement, manage and monitor a sports supplement programme
Maintain records of all nutrition interventions and track measurable outcomes.
Keep up-to-date on research relevant to sports nutrition and be willing to participate in research if the opportunity arises.
Develop performance menus to cater for players with various nutritional needs and allergies
Be professionally responsible for all aspects of service delivery
Contribute to the Club’s sports science research strategy
Attend sports science and medicine departmental meeting

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role, you must have experience working with elite athletes within an elite sports environment as a nutritionist. You’ll have a postgraduate degree in sports science and a nutrition qualification, including holding a ISAK level 1 and UKAD clean sport adviser.

You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of nutritional support to athletes and coaches to support performance including having the ability to modify nutritional programs according to assessment data in conjunction with fitness, medical and other support staff. You’ll also have experience of developing and implementing evidence-based innovative ideas and putting them into practice. You must have an understanding of the pressures and commitments required for young players involved in higher level youth football.

Why should you apply?

This is a part-time fixed-term contract opportunity for a period of 1 year, you will be working 21 hours per week. Your main base will be our AXA Melwood Training Centre.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.


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