Part time sports scientist

  • Job Reference: 00000324-1
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Colchester United
  • Location: Tiptree
  • Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Part time sports scientist


We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and committed individual, to undertake a part-time role as a Sports Scientist for Colchester United working across academy and first team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a practitioner looking to gain more experience within a professional football club, and lead and assist on a number of pitch and gym based sessions.


Role accountabilities & key duties:


  • Assist and lead on the delivery of academy physical development sessions for players in age groups Under 9 to Under 16.
  • Work closely with the Academy sports science and physiotherapy department on rehabilitation, injury prevention and load management.
  • Work closely with the Head of academy sports science, and lead academy sports scientist in the delivery of SAQ and gym sessions.
  • Be available to accompany and assist age group teams on match days.
  • Deliver physical testing and screening to meet EPPP requirements including but not limited to anthropometrics, physical testing, screening.
  • Update and maintain the clubs PMA and ensure that all necessary data is recorded.
  • Ensure that when working with the full-time squads GPS is used and data is utilised within and assessed after sessions.
  • Assist first team sports scientist where needed both field based and gym based.


Essentials qualifications:

  • A degree in sports science or related field


    Desirable qualifications:

  • UKSCA accreditation or pursuing
  • Experience of working within football.


Contracted for 30 Hours Per Week. 11 months per year. £8.91 per hour.


Colchester United FC and CUFC in the Community Trust are committed to Equality.