Strength and Conditioning Assistant (Unpaid Placement)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: United Kingdom,
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 07 Apr 2023

Professional Sport Team

Location: Guildford
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 07 April 2023
Reference: 018223

An opportunity has arisen for a student placement within our Professional Sport Team.

The post-holder will support the Lead S&C Coach with session planning and delivery, plus relevant administration, across Team Surrey athletes and both professional franchises (Surrey Scorchers and Surrey Storm). The student S&C Coach will also work synchronously with other members of the performance team to effectively manage athletes’ physical development and loading. 

The student S&C Coach will be responsible for managing their own athlete caseload, under direct supervision. Training and development, plus formal mentorship opportunities will also be provided to support with university assignments and career progression. Placement students are expected to be flexible, with considerable work in evenings and weekends throughout the athletic seasons. 


Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Luke Gray via .  

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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