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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Senior Physical Performance Coach (W&G)


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Posting Date

Aug 21, 2023

Role description

About the job
Job Title: Senior Physical Performance Coach (W&G)
Salary: Salary dependant on skills & experience

Hours: Full-time, to follow the women’s first team schedule. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Job Type: Permanent

Deadline Day: 4th September 2023

About Brighton & Hove Albion FC

We compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our ambition 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 23/24 season is going to be an exciting season for us, our first in European Football…we would love for you to be part of our journey.

A new position in our Women’s and Girls’ department!

You will develop a physical development programme for our women’s senior team, determined by department’s key principles and philosophies and devise and deliver on-field warm-up and player activation sessions. You will manage a team of sports science and strength & conditioning staff to ensure objectives are met and effective delivery is evident throughout all phases in our women and girl’s department. We need someone who can drive a positive and professional department to facilitate the Club’s vision of being a top four women’s Super League team.

This role will require travel with the women’s senior team for home and away fixtures.

Your background

We are looking for someone who has experience of working in an elite football setting and extensive experience of working with female athletes and rehabilitating injured athletes. This role involves line management, so it is essential you have previous line management experience. The post-holder will need to have a MSc Strength & Conditioning degree or equivalent, BASES accreditation and UKSCA accreditation.

Our values play a pivotal role in our success

Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but 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.

Our values are:
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, you will receive a reward package which will include, but not limited to:

Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
Season ticket loan
Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season (upon completion of probation)
Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
Discounts at the Club superstore and online
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Enhanced club pension scheme
Access to occupational health and mental health support
Group life protection

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.

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