Contracted Nutritionist (working with Wheelchair Basketball

English Institute of Sport
english institute of sport
£19.00 per hour
Sheffield, however the EIS may from time to time require you to travel to and deliver services at other offices.
Contract type
Fixed Term (Part time)
Closing date
29 January 2018
Interview date
14 February 2018
Job Description

Interview Date: 14th February 2018

Hourly rate: £19 per hour

Contract: This is a fixed term contract for 6 months.

Weekly provision: 7.5 hours per week

Location: Sheffield, however the EIS may from time to time require you to travel to and deliver services at other offices.

The EIS is looking to appoint a Performance Nutritionist to deliver services, on a temporary basis, with the Lead Performance Nutritionist, identified NGB staff and Performance Lead to improve performance through developing, implementing and evaluating of nutritional services.


Develop, implement and monitor innovative and evidence based practical nutrition strategies tailored to the needs of the sport

Actively promote the role of food to enhance performance

Ensure that the delivery of nutrition support effectively meets the objectives and commitments of athletes, coaches and National Governing Bodies.

Work with coaches and support staff in determining appropriate methods of implementing the overall programme of nutrition service; including strategic support, educational programmes, individual consultations and group sessions as required.

Support world class athletes at major camps and competitions

Work within the rules of professional confidentiality, liaise with athletes, primary care managers, parents, coaches and other support staff as appropriate within the rules of the SENr Code of Conduct, standards and guidelines and where appropriate, the EIS host agency

Maintain a comprehensive, indexed database of work conducted with athletes and coaches, including detailed records of work done with individual athletes.

Having the willingness to engage with and support continuous professional development in anti-doping, i.e. UKAD Accredited Advisor Certification

Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of Athlete Support Personnel roles and responsibilities under the current World Anti-Doping Code
How to apply
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