Job Title: Strength & Conditioning Coach (DCA & RTC)
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Type: One year fix term contract
Closing date: 27th July 2021
Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women's Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000 seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women's Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.
Brighton & Hove Albion FC are looking for a Strength & Conditioning Coach to come and join the team in supporting the Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach and Sports Scientist on the provision of sport science and strength and conditioning of the women¿s and girls' programme.
What does the day to day look like?
Working closely with the Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach and Sports Scientist, you will support the prescription and supervision of strength and conditioning sessions that reflect a scientific underpinning with reference to a long-term athletic development, periodisation, adaption, peaking, tapering, injury, and rehabilitation, including the implementation of individual and squad specific injury prevention programmes. You will also work closely with the DCA and RTC to design and agree structured, sequential, evidence based athletic development programmes.
What we need
The successful candidate must hold the following qualifications:
Undergraduate degree in Sports Science/ Strength and Conditioning or related area from a recognised University
Attended UKSCA workshops and working towards full accreditation / Hold a UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA) Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC) credential
Hold a UK Anti-Doping Accredited Advisor (UKAD Clean Sport Advisor)
FA Emergency First Aid qualification
The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check).
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in any way with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAAM Brighton value.
Our values are:
Treat People Well
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:
Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
Free onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel)
Discounts at the Club superstore
Health benefits including eye care and health & fitness
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Group life protection
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.