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Strength & Conditioning Coach

University of Hertfordshire - Hertfordshire Sports Village (University of Hertfordshire)

Location: Hertford
Salary: £23,063 to £24,694 (pro-rata) plus performance related pay
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th August 2018
Closes: 19th August 2018
Job Ref: 017656

Salary: £23,063-£24,694 (pro-rata) plus performance related pay

Grade: HSV5

FTE: 0.6 FTE (working 24 hours per week)

Performance Hertfordshire are experienced UKSCA accredited strength and conditioning professionals based at the University of Hertfordshire.   

Our partners, clients and athletes include: EIS, England Squash, England Golf, Arsenal Ladies, England Women’s FA, England Netball, Mavericks Netball Super League Team, TASS, University Scholars, County & Regional Swimming, Netball, Rugby, Golf amongst others.

Our vision is to be the Region’s leading Strength and Conditioning facility and service provider. To help us achieve our vision we are looking to recruit an experienced and highly qualified Strength and Conditioning coach to join our team.

Main duties & responsibilities

Main duties of the role will include, but is not limited to: Delivering 1-2-1 / group S&C sessions, create annual periodised plans, write training programmes, implement fitness testing, conduct FMS, work alongside physiotherapists & coaches, assist in the day to day running of the High Performance gym, assist on nationally accredited workshops / University lecturing, mentor internship students and seek new business opportunities.

Skills and experience needed

One or more year’s experience in the provision of S&C services is essential for this role, as well as experience performing needs analyses, planning and implementing diagnostics and monitoring systems and strategic planning of training based on the results.

You will need to be a knowledgeable, skilled, personable, self-motivated individual with excellent coaching, presentation and communication skills. You must be able to use your own initiative, be pro-active, work well under pressure and be able to work as part of a busy and multidisciplinary team.

Qualifications required

A degree in sports science (or related field) and a UKSCA accreditation are essential for this role.

REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS ACT

DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’.

Overseas and UK Disclosure and Barring Service applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or ‘Certificate of Good Character’, from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal discussion about this post please contact Fiona Scott, Head of Physical Performance and Academic Liaison by phone 01707 281002 or by email f.s.scott@herts.ac.uk

Closing Date                   Sunday 19th August 2018

Interview Dates              Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th August 2018 (indicate preference when applying)

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

   
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