Job Title: Lead Academy Sports Scientist
Department: Academy Sports Science
Reporting: Head of Academy Medicine & Sports Science
Location: Training Ground - Jersey Road
Salary: Up to £55,000 plus benefits
Brentford FC is a bit different to other Premier League football clubs. We put our fans first, we are a true community club and while we are financially sustainable, we are not afraid to take calculated risks. We take huge pride in our environment and culture within the Club which focuses on development, inclusion and not being afraid to think differently.
Being progressive, humble and respectful while sticking together as one team across the Club guides how we work and the decisions we make each day.
We also firmly believe that a diverse workforce is a better workforce which will help us develop ideas, solve problems and ultimately grow Brentford FC.
We play in a brand-new stadium, 15 minutes from Heathrow in vibrant west London.
We will never forget where we have come from, but we are excited about the future that lies ahead.
Come join us.
Brentford FC is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. Whilst our recruitment decisions are always based on merit and suitability, we welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities.
Brentford FC is committed to equality, the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers at the club, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concern to the safeguarding team.
Please note that where appropriate for the role, you may be required to complete additional background checks such as Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and this will include any time living or working outside of the UK in the last 10 years. You can find out more about this at https://www.gov.uk/dbs-check-applicant-criminal-record
The Role of the Lead Academy Sports Scientist
Reporting to the Head of Academy Medical and Sports Science (HoAMSS), lead a team of Sports Science staff in the design, delivery and continual evaluation all areas of physical and athletic development within the Academy, adopting an age/training history specific approach.
General Club Accountabilities
Key Internal Relationships
Person Specification - Essential Characteristics
Person Specification - Desirable Characteristics
Please note you will need to complete an application form using the following link: https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:ee12383b-3016-36ff-822f-3e8d840ec55a
You will need to download the form and, once completed, re-upload it under 'Additional Documents'. Please note if you do not upload this application form your application will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: Friday 17 November 2023