May 23, 2021

2x Advisors, Athlete Wellbeing & Engagement - The NSW Institute of Sport - Salary From $92,986 pa - Closing 22 Jun 2021

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Full time Athletics advisory Engagement

Job Description

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) is a high performance sporting organisation that supports Australian athletes to become worlds best. We reach all regions of NSW with an Olympic and Paralympic training facility based at Sydney Olympic Park and high performance hubs across NSW that provide world class daily training environments for our athletes and coaches. Our experts work in collaboration with partners within the national sporting system to create and deliver high performance support services and environments to prepare athletes and coaches for international competition. About the role NSWIS has an exciting opportunity for 2x Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Advisors (AW&E) in specialist roles focused on enabling holistic athlete development with an emphasis on life outside the daily training and competition environment. The AW&E Advisors will support athletes to effectively navigate the critical transition points throughout and beyond their sport career with a focus on personal development and career planning and education. This is fulltime position, offering a competitive salary which will be negotiable based on the successful candidates experience and demonstrated competency.The contract period is until 31 December 2024 in line with the Olympic cycle. This is an identified position requiring a Working with Children Check. For further information about the role and the key accountabilities please see the job description. About you You will have: * An understanding of the needs of various stakeholders while catering to the requirements of elite coaches and athletes. * Experience in managing and delivering AW&E services including,career councelling, educational advice, training courses, personal development, conduct and professionalism training and business and community referrals * Strong relationship building skills. * Strong understanding of the athletes development and educational pathway * Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in an inter-disciplinary team environment. * Experience and understanding of the requirements of High-Performance sport. * Experience managing internal and external relationships, including the ability to build networks and work collaboratively in a high performance sport environment * The ability to provide advice that is rigorously considered and supported by a clear rationale. * Model professional and ethical behaviour and be viewed as trustworthy, honourable, truthful and respectful. Essential Requirements * 7+ years experience in the provision and application any of career, education, counselling and professional/ personal development services for improved performance * Awareness of contemporary issues relating to athletes in high performancesport * Relevant tertiary qualifications in Education, Career Guidance, Personal Development (Arts, Business, or Sciences undergraduate degree)or similar. * First Aid and Resuscitation certificate * Current drivers license * Level1 &2SIA Certificate


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