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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

YDP/FP Strength & Conditioning Coach


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Posting Date

Aug 14, 2023

Role description

Job Title: YDP/FP Strength & Conditioning Coach
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience
Hours: Full time - flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as well as bank holidays
Location: American Express Elite Performance Centre, Lancing
Job Type: Permanent

Deadline Day: 21st August 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 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.

What does the day to day look like?

You will assist and develop the Academy’s Strength & Conditioning department in line with the club’s strategic objectives and the Elite Player Performance Plan. You will work closely with the Academy Medical department to assist with gym and field based rehabilitation. You will also be required to assist with the 1st Team Strength & Conditioning Programme.

This role will require flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.

Your background

We are looking for someone with at least two years’ experience in the provision of Strength & Conditioning services to elite athletes and coaches, which should include work with high performance teams or squads. The successful candidate will also have experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of Strength and Conditioning programmes. It is essential that you have an undergraduate degree in Sports Science or Strength & Conditioning.

Our values play a pivotal role in our success

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