The Sports Medicine & Science department within our Football Development & Support Centre (FDSC) are looking for six work placement students to support the full time Sports Science and Strength and Conditioning staff in the delivery of cutting-edge sports science support.

The work placement students will underpin the daily tasks of the Sports Science department to include, but not restricted to; daily monitoring and testing, data basing and reporting data, delivery of field and gym-based sessions, the delivery of late stage rehabilitation, and the overseeing of nutritional strategies.

This exciting opportunity will enable six Sport Science students to work within a progressive sports medicine interdisciplinary team, promoting high standards of health, well-being and medical care within a Premier League Club.

Could this be you?

We are looking for candidates who can be part of a multi-disciplinary team of people, be proactive and innovative in their approach, and communicate effectively at all levels. Applicants who are passionate, eager to learn and enthusiastic about Sports Science.

This placement MUST form part of the overall degree programme in order for you to be considered.

Essential Qualifications (including certifications):

  • Studying for a BSc in Sports Science or equivalent – student must have a mandatory year long placement (sandwich year) as part of their degree.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic.

  • Knowledge of field and gym-based training.

  • Experience coaching in sport

  • Applied knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

What do you get in return?

If you are successful you can look forward to:

  • Living allowance of £580 per month

  • Opportunity to work for a Premier League Club

  • Working in an environment with strong core values

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Working with likeminded individuals.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th December.