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ASSISTANT ACADEMY SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST (PART-TIME)

12 December 2016


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Applicants must have an MSc in Sport Psychology or Psychology. The successful candidate will be British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered or British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited. Candidates must have extensive experience in the provision of psychological and personal development support to athletes and coaches. Ideally, successful candidates will possess qualifications in counselling and have an understanding of the importance of relationships to effective practice.

This role will work alongside the Lead Psychological Support to promote the welfare and well-being of the players within the Academy system. The successful candidate will work closely with coaches and support staff to practically develop resilience and mental skills within the training environment to lead to enhanced performance both on and off the field.

We are looking for an individual who is highly motivated and passionate about working with and developing our young athletes. The successful candidate will be based at our world class training facility; the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre based in Lancing, West Sussex. This is a part-time role of 14 hours per week, which requires flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are recruiting for an ambitious and dedicated individual to join our academy team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading category one status academy and for those wishing to apply and develop their skills within a professional sporting environment whilst working with elite young professional footballers.

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on Sunday 15th January 2017.

BHAFC / AITC are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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