Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach

Job title Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Tuesday 04 May 2021

Closing date Tuesday 18 May 2021

Interview date Tuesday 01 June 2021

Reference CC8233

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Through our vibrant culture and emphasis on excellence, we will be an inspirational sports environment that makes us the first choice for students, performance athletes, staff and community

We are looking to recruit a Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach who has previous experience of working with performance athletes and other sports related groups and individuals. The purpose of the role is to lead the development of the Strength & Conditioning team within the Physio and Sport Science Centre (PSSC), delivering one to one sessions/group sessions to our Student Performance Sports Programmes, TASS Programme and the Dual Career Programme.

Your delivery will need to be of high quality, be interdisciplinary and integrated to the other strands of Sports Science and Medicine team (SSM Team) where relevant. Positive engagement with the other Lead Practitioners and staff within the PSSC, as well as with performance coaches will be essential. From time to time you may be asked to facilitate continued professional development activities.

This is a full-time role (36.5 hours) and will be required to be delivered ideally over 5 days.

The Department of Sports Development and Recreation at the University of Bath manages and organises a range of activities under the University’s sports brand - Team Bath. The Department aspires to create a world leading multi-sport environment delivering to elite athletes, staff and students of the University and the local and regional community. Based in the inspiring £35m Sports Training Village, the Department offers a wide range of high-quality sports activities, programmes, events, services and facilities catering for all ages and abilities.

This is an opportunity to become part of a professional and dynamic organisation at the leading edge of sport, health and fitness. We look to appoint individuals who reflect our values of inspiration, respect, integrity, excellence, flexibility and self-improvement and collaboration.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.