Fitness and Performance Adviser

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Dec 2021

The aim of Brookes Sport is to create an environment where teams and individuals are supported to succeed. All official Brookes Sport sports clubs are registered under the TEAMBrookes banner. TEAMBrookes encapsulates 37 Oxford Brookes University sports clubs, with in excess of 2,100 student members.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Fitness and Performance Advisor to lead the delivery of Strength and Conditioning support to our student-athletes, with a particular focus on our elite TEAMBrookes sports teams and TASS athletes. As a member of TEAMBrookes Development staff, you will be responsible for the full design, administration and delivery of the Strength & Conditioning provision across the TEAMBrookes student sport programme, underpinned by sound scientific knowledge, for both teams and individual athletes. You will also act as TASS Delivery Site Lead, coordinating sports science support to our assigned athletes.

You will be a UKSCA Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach and will have relevant experience of planning, delivering and reviewing Strength and Conditioning programmes for teams and individual athletes. You will also have experience of leading other coaches in a delivery based environment.

The successful applicant will be subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist. So, if you are excited about working for us, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need.

If you have any queries please contact Marcus Boswell, Sports Performance Manager,

. Only applications received before 23:30 on Sunday 5th December 2021 will be considered. Interviews will take place on Thursday 16th December 2021.

You will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes'.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

CV and Personal Statement :

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below.  All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement.  To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document.  The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

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