Strength and Conditioning Assistant
Application closing date
Keele University Campus
Grade 3 Starting salary £19,578 per annum (pro rata)
Other KU00003163 Strength and Conditioning Assistant JDPS.pdf
Part Time 0.6 FTE
The prime function of the Sports Centre is to provide excellent sporting opportunities to our Students. We are responsible for high performance competitors including a Talented Athlete programme, club development, the delivery of a variety of sport and physical activity participation programmes and support of volunteers in sport. In addition we also manage sports and fitness facilities for use by the University's students, Staff and members of the local community.
Our ambition is to promote health and wellbeing and increase engagement in sport and physical activity amongst the staff and students across the campus inspiring them to embrace long and active lifestyles.
The successful candidate will support the implementation and delivery of the strength and conditioning program at the university. Duties will include engaging students and clients through the delivery of a comprehensive program. This will involve ensuring the safe use of exercise equipment and recommending safe and effective personal programs delivering excellent customer service.
The successful applicant will work alongside the Strength and Conditioning Coach to engage with a range of activities associated with the School of Allied Health Professionals (SAHP). Candidates will be qualified to REP's Level 2 and have experience working within a Sport, Health, Fitness and/or rehabilitation environment.
Excellent communication skills and IT skills are essential as well as the ability to work as part of a team, setting priorities while undertaking safe working practices. A broad understanding of sport and current good practice guidelines is also essential.
The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.
Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.
Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University's Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www. keele.ac.uk/vacancies
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Interviews will be held on: 10 th March 2023
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