Performance Lifestyle Practitioner - English Institute of Sport - Salary £26,794 - £37,732 per annum, pro rata - Closing date 16 May 2021

£26,794 - £37,732 yearly
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  • Manchester, UK
  • Apr 24, 2021
Part time, permanent Performance

Job Description

This role will provide the delivery and development of Performance Lifestyle support to world class programme athletes complimenting the objectives of BPS and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

As a member of the Performance Lifestyle team at the EIS you will contribute to knowledge development, aggregation and sharing across the organisation to support the development of world class Performance Lifestyle services and practice.

All Performance Lifestyle practitioners, as with any other EIS practitioners, are expected to work within the HCSI Professional Code of practice to ensure the highest standards of practice are met at all times.


As Performance Lifestyle practitioner for the BPS, you will work with the Performance Lifestyle Technical Lead and the Head of Sport Science & Sport Medicine to set objectives and strategy, aimed at providing and developing the best Performance Lifestyle support possible.

Performance Lifestyle works with a person first approach, to provide an individual service to funded World Class Programme (WCP) athletes that centres upon:

• Proactively engaging athletes in future life planning and career development, with the emphasis on early intervention and continued personal and professional development throughout their time on the WCP

• Encouraging and facilitating dual career aspirations with effective management of the balance between sporting and non-sporting commitments, to protect performance potential

• Promoting the importance and impact of athletes creating and developing broader identities and interests beyond their sport in maintaining personal well-being

• Providing support and education around finding and managing the optimal personal balance for conflicting demands e.g. from education, employment, family, sponsorship, financial etc. to protect performance potential

• Supporting athletes from a lifestyle perspective as they transition on to, through and from the WCP

• Providing proactive exit support for athletes leaving the WCP for up to 6months after funding cessation

• Providing a safe, impartial and where appropriate confidential space to support athletes – sign posting and referring onward as appropriate to safeguard the welfare and well-being of the athlete

• Working in partnership with athlete and high-performance stakeholders to support and encourage a culture that delivers performance and responsibly cares for its people

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